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Tall Tale (fiction), 837 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 690L
Meet a real American hero--Johnny Appleseed! This is the (tall) tale of Johnny growing up during the time of the American Revolution. Johnny wanted to plant apple trees for the pioneers moving westward so they would have apples to eat. Come along on Johnny's adventures as he heads west!
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