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Franklin Has the Hiccups

adapted by Sharon Jennings, John Lei, Sasha McIntyre, Céleste Gagnon & Laura Vegys

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Initial publish date
Feb 2006
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    Publish Date
    Feb 2006
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    Publish Date
    Feb 2006
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2


Sometimes Franklin eats his meals a little too fast. Finding himself with a persistent case of hiccups, Franklin tries every cure to get rid of them. Longer stories, varied sentences, increased vocabulary, more difficult visual clues and some repetition.

About the authors

Sharon Jennings has been published for 27 years. She is the author of over 70 books for young people – board books, picture books, reluctant reads, novels – many of which have been nominated for numerous awards and even won a few! Her middle grade novel Home Free was nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award, The Silver Birch Award, and the TD Award. Her latest books are Connecting Dots, a completely true work of fiction about a girl’s terrible, horrible life, and The Warning, a completely true collection of stories about the supernatural. Sharon is very involved with her community, serving as a Board Member of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre, and is a three term President of The Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers (CANSCAIP).

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Sharon Jennings is an award-winning author of many books for young people, including C'mere, Boy! and Bearcub and Mama, a finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Sharon lives in Toronto.

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Librarian Reviews

Franklin Has the Hiccups (Kids Can Read Level 2)

Franklin gets the hiccups, and tries every cure to get rid of them. Varied sentences and increased vocabulary for kids who have some reading skills, but may need help.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.

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