Realistic (fiction), 1,093 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 1030L
In Magnificent Meatball Maker, Timmy, and aspiring chef, likes to help in his uncle's restaurant. Although he is only ten years old, his uncle Mario has entrusted him with a secret recipe. When trouble arises in the kitchen, he saves the day by using his uncle's secret meatball recipe. Not only does he impress a famous athlete, he makes his uncle proud , too! Rich, figurative helps students visualize and learn about cause-and-effect relationships.
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