Talking with Grandpa
Ben and his mother miss his grandfather. He lives in another state, and the family can't afford to visit often. Ben and his mother figure out what apps on their computer will allow Ben and Grandpa to talk daily, as if they're right in front of each other. A trip is in store for Ben, after he does some math, and in the meantime, he loves his apps. This fiction title is paired with the nonfiction title "I Can Use an App" for connecting across texts and comprehension through connection strategies.