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The whole wide world seemed to be getting ready for school or sem, except for her. It wasn’t fair! “Mommy, I also want to go to school tomorrow,” said Miriam firmly. “I’m big already. I can even put my shoes on all by myself.”

Thursday, August 27, 2015

“Hmm,” said Mommy. “ButMorahShulamis will be so upset if you don’t come back to playgroup. After all, that’s where girls your age go. School is for bigger children.” ButMiriam insisted she was big enough. She even persuaded Moishy to give her one of his old schoolbags, and paraded around the house with it, nose in the air, telling everyone she was a big, ’normous schoolgirl. Mommy decided not to pay too much attention; she was sure the little girl would forget all about it once she was back atMorahShulamis’s playgroup, which she normally loved going to.

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