Many Happy Returns

Muchos regresos felices

Une fašon de revenir

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

Realistic (fiction), 1,811 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 900L

Jess is very upset. Not only did he lose his pet bird, but he cannot master the technique of throwing a boomerang, and is having difficulty making friends with some kids at school. Many Happy Returns is a realistic fiction book about a boy who is searching for his dove while venting his frustration to an old boomerang-slinger champ. M'Gwump, Jess's Australian grandpa, teaches the young boy a life lesson through his wisdom and hobby of throwing a boomerang. This engaging book encourages students to practice analyzing the plot and identifying similes.