The Josefina Story Quilt (I Can Read Level 3)

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The Josefina Story Quilt (I Can Read Level 3)

California,
here we come!

Faith's Pa says there's no room on a wagon train for Josefina, a chicken who's too tough to eat and too old to lay eggs. But Faith loves her pet. Can Josefina show Pa that she still has a few surprises left in her?

From School Library Journal
Gr 1-3–In the spring of 1850, Faith's family begins their journey to California in a covered wagon. Her pet hen, Josefina, “too old to lay eggs and to tough to eat,” keeps her company and shares the hardships on the way. As their wagon crosses a wide river, it lurches, Faith loses her hold on Josefina, and the current nearly sweeps the hen away. Crossing the desert with little food or water, Faith will not trade her pet to the Indians. Later when robbers creep into camp late at night, Josefina squawks loudly. Pa calls her a “humdinger of a watchdog,” but the excitement is too much for the old hen. Faith's brother buries her beneath a pine tree on the trail, and the heartbroken little girl makes a pine tree patch to remember. Reaching California, Ma...

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