Anthony's Big Surprise (NEATE 3) by Wade Hudson

By Wade Hudson

A person is sending Anthony pricey presents. whilst Anthony figures out who it really is, he discovers that his whole international is set to alter. this can be the 3rd ebook of NEATE, a favored heart reader sequence that includes five African-American pre-teens.

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That’s what he told me. ” — 50 — Anthony’s Big Surprise “My daddy use to tell me I was too impulsive, that I acted without thinking things through. Most of my life I ignored his descriptions of me. But now, I think that my father was right. I never listened. I rarely listened to anyone. I thought I knew everything. I have made a lot of mistakes in my life. ” Mr. Johnson let out a big sigh, got up from the sofa and walked to the mantle. He stared at it for a moment. Anthony just sat motionless on the sofa, waiting for the stranger to finish his monologue.

He fumbled with his hat and tapped his foot. Finally, he looked at Anthony. “You sure are a big kid. ” What kind of question is that? Anthony thought. “No. ” “What about music? ” Anthony was getting impatient. “Look, what do you want with me? ” The stranger smiled at Anthony. “Look, sir, I have to get back to class. ” Anthony started to walk away. The man gasped his arm firmly. “Wait. Please. This isn’t as easy as I thought it would be. ” The stranger loosened his grip on Anthony’s — 40 — Anthony’s Big Surprise arm.

55 — Anthony’s Big Surprise Everything is falling apart, Tay. We have been living a big lie. ” “But suppose he didn’t and your mother told you he was dead? And then you find out he’s not. ” “I guess so,” Tayesha answered. Anthony picked up a small stick from the bottom step and threw it into the yard. “It has always been just me and my mom. ” “Yeah, Tay, I know that. But why did she have to lie about my father? ” “What reason can you have for telling your son his father is dead when his father isn’t dead?

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