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Uzzle, The Football Star

Fantasy (fiction) 339 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 440L.
Uzzle has a problem--he wants a football helmet but cannot afford one. Jupe suggests they look for one at a thrift store. Uzzle chooses a helmet that he thinks makes him look like a star. But it is too big, which causes him to trip and fall. What will Uzzle do with his new helmet? This book provides an excellent opportunity to introduce problem and solution. Entertaining pictures support the text.

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