Seeking a Friend

Close Read Passage, 329 words, Descriptive (fiction), Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 550L

Mateo's mother has finally agreed to let him adopt a kitten from the local animal shelter. However, at the shelter, Mateo is drawn to Santiago, a senior cat with special needs. Mateo's connection with Santiago is so strong that he is determined to adopt him.

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