Everyone’s from Somewhere Else

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From the book When the Teacher Isn't Looking

Phoenix came from Dallas.
Dallas came from Austin.
Austin came from Lowell.
Lowell came from Boston.

Carolina came from Georgia.
Georgia’s from Savannah.
Savannah came from Jackson.
Jackson’s from Montana.

Virgina came from Maryland.
Mary’s from Dakota.
Dakota’s from St. Paul.
And Paul’s from Minnesota.

Madison is from Cheyenne.
Cheyenne is from Nebraska.
I wonder where the teacher’s from?
I think maybe Alaska.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 4

 


From the Book When the Teacher Isn't Looking


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