The Veterans Day Visitor

Second Grade Friends

Peter Catalanotto and Pamela Schembri; illustrations by Peter Catalanotto

Henry Holt and Co.

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Emily’s Pop-Pop is shocked when he hears that Emily and Vincetta Louise don’t know what a veteran is. With Veterans Day coming up, he volunteers to talk to their class about the holiday and the people it honors. But Emily is worried. Pop-Pop sometimes falls asleep at the strangest times. What if he falls asleep in front of the whole class? Everyone would laugh!

Vinni and Emily come up with a plan. With so much to learn, they have to make sure that no one sleeps through this Veterans Day!

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Chapter One

Emily never jumped in leaves.

They were dirty.

They might be wet.

Bugs crawled in them.

At Emily’s grandparents’ house, there were piles and piles of leaves. Emily and her best friend, Vinni, were visiting after school on a sunny November day.

“Watch me!” Vinni shouted. She ran and jumped into a mountain of leaves.

Emily wrinkled her nose. “Aren’t they itchy?”

“No!” said Vinni. “It’s fun!”

“Ick,” said Emily.

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Peter Catalanotto and Pamela Schembri; illustrations by Peter Catalanotto

PETER CATALANOTTO is the author/illustrator of many books for children. He lives with his family in Pennsylvania.

PAMELA SCHEMBRI is a librarian in upstate New York. This is her first series for young readers.

Peter Catalanotto
Pamela Schembri

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The Veterans Day Visitor
Peter Catalanotto and Pamela Schembri; illustrations by Peter Catalanotto

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
August 2008
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805078404
ISBN10: 0805078401
Chapter Book
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 64 pages, Includes black-and-white illustrations
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 270L

$16.99
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