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Realistic (fiction), 2,678 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 860L
Born on Sable Island is a realistic fiction book about two girls who accompany their mother on a zoological excursion to Sable Island. They quickly find out that this isolated spot off the coast of Nova Scotia is very different from the world they are used to. Photographs and illustrations support the text.
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