Realistic (fiction), 800 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 610L
When Kyle goes to visit his grandmother over the Memorial Day weekend, he discovers some big differences between the big city where he lives and the small town where his grandmother lives. But the most important thing he learns is what Memorial Day really means and how people observe it-in the United States as well as in other countries.
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