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Biography (nonfiction), 2,413 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1160L
Success Stories is a collection of biographies of three famous people who immigrated to the United States: Albert Einstein, Gloria Estefan, and Dikembe Mutombo. The book explores the reasons they relocated and the contributions they have made in the areas of science, music, and sports.
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Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast biographical texts
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Adverbs : Understand and identify adverbs
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