Level 4 Unit 6
Writing: Personal Narrative


Desert Trip
by Barbara A. Steiner
A girl and her mother backpack in the desert.
Nellie Bly's Monkey
by Joan W. Blos
Reporter Nellie Bly's monkey relates his version of the famous around-the-world trip.


by Tricia Brown
A Japanese American girl describes family traditions.
On the Bus with Joanna Cole
by Joanna Cole
The Magic School Bus® author discusses her life and career.


Amber Brown Goes Fourth
by Paula Danziger
Amber Brown dreads starting fourth grade.
How My Family Lives in America
by Susan Kuklin
Hispanic, African, and Chinese American kids talk about their heritage.


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