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Children's Fiction Beginner

Franklin and the Bubble Gum

adapted by Sharon Jennings, Sean Jeffrey, Sasha McIntyre & Jelena Sisic

Publisher
Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2006
Category
Beginner, Turtles
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553378174
    Publish Date
    Aug 2006
    List Price
    $5.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781553378167
    Publish Date
    Aug 2006
    List Price
    $14.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 2
  • Reading age: 6 to 7

Description

After a bout with an over-generous gumball machine, Franklin must prove to his friends and to Mr. Mole that he is not a gumball thief! This Level 2 first reader contains 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).

Sharon Jennings' profile page

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.

Sean Jeffrey's profile page

Sasha McIntyre's profile page

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.

Jelena Sisic's profile page

Librarian Reviews

Franklin and the Bubble Gum (Kids Can Read Level 2)

After an episode with an over-generous gumball machine, Franklin must prove to his friends that he is not a thief! A story about honesty, for kids who can read with help.

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

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