Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 7
- Grade: 1 to 2
- Reading age: 6 to 7
Franklin is thrilled when he finds a giant pumpkin in his backyard, until he discovers that the competition at this year's fall fair is for the biggest zucchini! 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 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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Franklin's Big Book of Stories
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