and Other Stories
Story teller Brien Masters regales early readers with tales of urban adventure. Characters both animal and human are a warm-hearted delight, carrying the student through carefully crafted stories that serve to build both ability and confidence in reading. Most children in late first grade or early second grade could begin reading from this book. By the end of the book, they will have become quite accomplished at an average third grade level, but don’t count on them waiting until third grade to finish the book!