The wedding procession of the ragdoll and the broom handle

The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle and Who Was in It


by Carl Sandburg from The Rootabaga Stories

"The Rootabaga Stories" is a collection of short stories by Carl Sandburg published in 1922. He wrote the stories for his three daughters. This passage is the beginning of one of the stories. Students will read the passage and use context clues to decipher some of the words and respond to questions on the characters.