In Pump!, Pat is tired of being hassled by neighbours about skateboarding in the street. But there’s no place else to go. So he works up the courage to petition City Hall for a Skateboarding Park.
Author: Sharon Jennings
Reading Level: Grade 2.2 (Lexile 400 L)
Interest Level: Grades 3-8
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“A realistic and emotional, well written, short story. High action plot will appeal to challenged readers. The accompanying Teacher’s Guide is a well thought-out tool which will ensure success for the reluctant reader.” – Resource Links Review
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