|A Birthday Bike
|January 7 is Benny’s birthday.
|He will be eight years old.
|He is in the third grade.
|He goes to Park Elementary School.
|An elementary school is for kids.
|It is only one mile away.
|He walks to school.
|It only takes 20 minutes.
|When it rains, he wears a raincoat.
|He used to take an umbrella.
|But he lost the umbrella.
|His mother gave him another umbrella.
|He broke that one.
|His mom said, “You and umbrellas don’t get along.”
|For his eighth birthday, Benny wants a bicycle.
|He can ride the bike to school.
|After school he can ride with his friends.
|He can ride the bike to the swimming pool.
|He can ride the bike to the library.
|His mom and dad took him to the bike store.
|They asked him to look at the bikes.
|He looked at all the bikes.
|He chose a red bike.
|He showed his parents.
|Dad said it cost too much.
|He told Benny to choose another bike.
|Benny chose a blue bike.
|Dad said the blue bike was the right price.