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Jr. Tales

Rachel Stein

“Hey, Shosh,” Chavie began, walking alongside her best friend on their way home from school, “wanna come over today?” “I’d love to,” Shosh began, “but I have to study for this monster math test. My parents told me if I bring up my grade, they’ll take me somewhere really special on Sunday. So I have to do well this time.”

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Shosh could practically see the disappointment dripping from Chavie’s one word. “So how about,” Chavie tried again, “if you just come over for a short while? It’s so lonely just having brothers around.” “Hmm.” Shosh debated a moment, weighing the pros and cons. If she kept an eye on the time, there was really no reason she shouldn’t have time to do both — play with Chavie and study. “Okay,” she agreed, and Chavie’s grin spread from ear to ear. But somehow the afternoon zoomed by, and before either girl knew how it happened, evening had arrived. 

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