Realistic (fiction), 2,559 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 880L
Andy prepares himself for a boring vacation with his grandparents when, on the way there, his mother claims that Grandpa used to parachute out of planes and fight wildfires. Andy doubts her tale, but when he finds an old photograph and encourages Grandpa to tell his amazing story, he changes his mind about what his grandparents can do.
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