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A Robot Instead

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This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Buzz, click. Buzz, click. "Sometimes I get real tired of this same old job," says Sonny. Sonny works on a line in a machine shop. All day long he drills holes into engine blocks. He doesn't love his job, but it feeds his family. Then Sonny gets bad news. He is laid off. His job is taken over by a robot. Sonny is angry at the company. He feels alone. He feels like nothing at all. Does Sonny give up hope? Or does he find a way to get his life back? Lexile level: HL510L


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Publisher: Grass Roots Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 16, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781927499757
  • Release date: January 16, 2013

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781927499757
  • File size: 365 KB
  • Release date: January 16, 2013

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:510
Text Difficulty:1-2

This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Buzz, click. Buzz, click. "Sometimes I get real tired of this same old job," says Sonny. Sonny works on a line in a machine shop. All day long he drills holes into engine blocks. He doesn't love his job, but it feeds his family. Then Sonny gets bad news. He is laid off. His job is taken over by a robot. Sonny is angry at the company. He feels alone. He feels like nothing at all. Does Sonny give up hope? Or does he find a way to get his life back? Lexile level: HL510L


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