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Elizabeth and the Lion

Elizabeth let the door of Marcus’s townhouse slam behind her. “Good,” she thought, “he hates it when the door slams.” She was sick of doing his housework, laundry, and errands. But he was her cousin…

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Mr. Cobbler’s Class

Daniel Smith and his friends, Arthur Sinsupper and Laurie Locketbox, walked down the long hallways of the James Sanderson Learning Center. “I don’t get it. The school schedule said, ‘Mr. Cobbler’s class on Advanced Math…

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Laurie’s Jealousy

It was a wonderful morning on Learning Book Island, the location of the James Sanderson Learning Center. The sun was shining, and the bees were buzzing. This particular morning, Laurie Locketbox woke up and quickly…

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Sally by the Seashore

The James Sanderson Learning Center’s first-year class filed off the bus at Sea Park Aquarium. Daniel, Arthur, and Laurie jostled their way through the line of kids getting off the bus, eager for some fresh…

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What A Doll

Daniel peered through the glass case in front of him. Behind the shine of his faded reflection on the glass, he saw a dust-covered doll wearing an old-fashioned dress. The doll had been propped up…

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