Realistic (fiction), 309 words, Level K (Grade 2), Fiction Series, Lexile 490L
Maria's Family Celebration follows Maria and her brother, Luis, as they prepare to celebrate Mexican Independence Day with their family. They decorate the house, practice their dancing, and dress in their special party clothes. Illustrations support the text.
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