Science Fiction (fiction), 874 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 580L
Lila's class is on a field trip to the zoo. While busying herself making shadow puppets on the ground, Lila notices a group of students pass by that, strangely enough, don't cast any shadows! When one of the students accidentally drops a strange pendant, Lila is after him to solve the mystery. This text provides a good introduction to science fiction.
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