Skateboards and Spaghetti – Level 20


  • 40 pages with full-colour illustrations
  • Level 20
  • Familiar plot structures with experiences that students can personally relate to
  • Recurring characters who students can identify with
  • Short chapters to maintain reader interest
  • Innovative text features and graphic elements such as illustrations, character profiles, maps, raps and glossaries
  • A text type focus for each book
  • Comprehensive Teaching Notes that focus on reading strategies, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary and spelling. Activity sheets to support the learning in these area are also included
  • Order 6 or more books of the same title and pay only $9.50 each book.


    After doing tricks on his skateboard, Carlo has lunch with his Nonna. She makes the best spaghetti sauce. But when Doris eats Pumpkin’s lunch, Carlo has to invite Pumpkin and Curly to Nonna’s for lunch, too. He feels weird introducing them to her as his friends.