Richard moves to a new town and has to make new friends and face the challenge of climbing the rope in gym class. He makes a friend in James, and James helps Richard learn how to climb rope by using a rope that he has at his house, not only learning to climb the rope but also making a friend in the process. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt StoryTown, 2008)
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