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Moser, Lisa. COWBOY BOYD AND MIGHTY CALLIOPE
New York : Random, 2013
IL K-3, RL 2.4
There's no other horse quite like Calliope. She's short, she's slow, and she's lumpy. Cowboy Boyd rides her up to the ranch and asks for work. The other cowboys laugh at the sight of Calliope but Rancher Rose decides to give them a try. And it doesn't work out very well. When Rancher Rose tells them they have to move on, Cowboy Boyd says they will leave in the morning. That night, a huge storm rages across the ranch. Will Calliope help save the other animals?
Mora, Pat. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE
New York : Knopf, 2014
IL K-3, RL 2.0
Libby's great aunt has just passed her citizenship test and will become a United States citizen on Friday. She will say the Pledge of Allegiance with a group of new citizens. Libby is going to lead her class in the Pledge on Thursday. All week the two practice so they can do this well. As they practice, they talk about what it means to be an American.