The Veterans Day Visitor (Second Grade Friends)
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!
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9780805078404, 64pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2008
About the Author
PAMELA SCHEMBRI is a librarian in Montgomery, New York. She is the coauthor, with Peter Catalanotto, of the Second Grade Friends series of chapter books, including The Secret Lunch Special and No More Pumpkins.
PETER CATALANOTTO is the author/illustrator of many books for children, including The Secret Lunch Special, Ivan the Terrier and Matthew A.B.C. He lives with his family in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.