Grandpa's Clock

Rachna Gilmore (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438054

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"Slow and steady," that's how you make a grandfather clock. Grandpa should know. He and Cayley have made nineteen clocks together. Now they are making Cayley's very own, a Lord Nelson. Then, one night, Cayley awakes to the sound of a siren. Grandpa is gone. Cayley is scared by what she sees when she is allowed to visit him in the hospital. But scared or not, she knows what Grandpa needs, and she tells him, "Slow and steady" as he heals. The Lord Nelson clock waits, patiently, to be finished.

Reading Level
Lexile
459L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
M
ATOS
3.1
DRA
28
Categories
Genre
Character Education Family
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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