Leap! A Salmon's Story
Adventure (fiction) 400 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 530LLeap! A Salmon's Story is a fictional tale about a salmon who has a very special, if not popular, talent. When she and her fellow salmon begin their long and tiring journey upstream to lay their eggs, the salmon's special ability helps save the fish from a hungry bear. As a result, the salmon are able to return home to spawn. The salmon life cycle is emphasized. Charming illustrations support the text.