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Adventure (fiction), 1,909 words, Level U (Grade 4), Fiction Series, Lexile 680L
In The Great Gallardo's Books, Miguel has to write an essay for homework explaining why reading is an adventure. Miguel doesn't like reading much and is uninspired by the topic until he finds a mysterious trunk in the loft of his mother's shop. The trunk is full of books that show Miguel how reading can be a real adventure.
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