Age 5-7
Grade PK-2

Theresa Martin Golding, Alexandra Artigas

Memorial Day Surprise

Hardcover (Boyds Mills Press April 1, 2004) , X-Library - 1st edition
It's Memorial Day and Marco and Mama are going to see the parade. On their way, they pass Marco's grandfather's house. They usually stop to see Grandfather, but today Mama is in a rush because she has promised Marco a surprise. Marco can't imagine what the surprise might be. Could it be the marching band? The fire engines? The candy tossed to the crowd by a woman dressed as the Statue of Liberty? Mama promises that it will be a better surprise than candy. As the parade goes by, Marco wishes his grandfather were with him to enjoy it. Then, marching down the street, come the veterans, wearing uniforms and shiny medals. But look! Who is that leading them? Marco never imagined the kind of surprise in store for him.
1590780485 / 9781590780480
15.2 oz.
11.0 x 0.5 in.