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Fantasy (fiction), 726 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 540L
Pluto loves being the smallest planet and getting to play with all the other bigger planets until one day when they all decide that Pluto isn't a planet anymore! Pluto is sad until he finds new friends--other dwarf planets like him. Read to find out what Pluto has in common with his new set of pals!
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