Reading--Grace & the Time Machine

Grace and the Time Machine
Grace and the Time Machine

aboard            on board; in or on a ship, train, bus, airplane, etc.

atlas               book of maps

awkward       not graceful or skillful in movement or shape

capable           having fitness, power, or ability

chant              to call over and over again

mechanical    like a machine

miracle           a wonderful happening that is contrary to the known laws of nature

reseats          sits again

vehicle           device for carrying people or things, such as a car, bus, airplane, etc.


Grace and her friends build a time machine powered by imagination. Using the memories of Grace's grandmother and Mrs. Meyerson, a neighbor, everyone has fun experiencing far-off places such as The Gambia, Trinidad, and Heidelberg.