Gus finds a jug but the jug is stuck. Beginning readers can follow along as they discover what good (and bad) luck Gus and his friends have as they try to pull the jug out. Readers will be delighted with this fun book that uses bright images and simple text in a story made up of sight words and words with short U sounds. Young children will practice their reading and phonemic skills as they use and recognize short U sounds in familiar vocabulary as well as challenging new words. This phonics book also includes discussion questions and extension activities to help early readers comprehend the story and continue to practice using words with short U sounds.