This historical fiction novel written by award winner Deborah Hopkinson will not disappoint! This adventure follows the life of an 11 year old Italian immigrant named, Rocco. He is poverty stricken and finds himself down a road of poor judgement. This story teaches lessons on bravery, truthfulness, and helping others.
Reading level: 5.6
This book will be of interest to both girls and boys of grades 4-8.
Included you will find
*5-7 comprehension questions (every 20 pages/2 chapters)
*52 vocabulary words from the text
*Answer key included!!