Memorial Day Surprise

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Boyds Mills Press, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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.

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About the author (2004)

Theresa Martin Golding is the author of the novels Kat's Surrender and The Secret Within. She lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Alexandra Artigas, a native of Spain, is a free-lance illustrator working in advertising and publishing. She lives in Costa Mesa, California.

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