Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Second-Place Steven

Realistic (fiction), 847 words, Lexile 540L Level 3 Grades 2-3

Steven calls himself “Second-Place Steven” because he always comes in second place in competitions. When he gets second place in the second-grade spelling bee, he gets a chance to compete in the schoolwide spelling competition. Although he comes in second again, this time he doesn't mind because he realizes he is a winner.