By Patricia Reilly Giff
The writer of the cherished little ones of the Polk road university sequence introduces a brand new new release of readers to a multicultural crew of youngsters who take pleasure in all of the actions of an after-school center.
It’s Discovery Week on the Zigzag Afternoon heart! every person writes their discoveries on a tremendous sheet of paper within the hallway. yet future Washington can’t contemplate whatever new to find. ahead of she is familiar with it, future has informed an important whopper. And snooty Gina, who’s great at researching issues, understands all approximately it. future has to discover a manner out of the whopper. in any case, she makes the simplest discovery of all.
In this pleasant new sequence, award-winning writer Patricia Reilly Giff introduces readers to a unusual, lovely workforce of youngsters, shooting the entire pleasure and surprises of latest acquaintances and after-school enjoyable.
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Said Alice, a good deal frightened at the sudden change, but very glad to find herself still in existence. ” And she ran with all speed back to the little door; but, alas! the little door was shut again, and the little golden key was lying on the glass table as before, “and things are worse than ever,” thought the poor child, “for I never was so small as this before, never! ” As she said these words her foot slipped, and in another moment, splash! she was up to her chin in salt-water. Her first idea was that she had somehow fallen into the sea, “and in that case I can go back by railway,” she said to herself.
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I’m sure I’m not Ada,” she said, “for her hair goes in such long ringlets, and mine doesn’t go in ringlets at all; and I’m sure I ca’n’t be Mabel, for I know all sorts of things, and she, oh, she knows such a very little! Besides, she’s she, and I’m I, and—oh dear, how puzzling it all is! I’ll try if I know all the things I used to know. Let me see: four times five is twelve, and four times six is thirteen, and four times seven is—oh dear! I 18 Chapter T wo shall never get to twenty at that rate!