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C. B. Gavant

Summer’s here, and you’re in the pool! On these sweltering hot days, there’s nothing as refreshing as splashing around with your friends in that cool, blue water. Did you ever wonder who invented the first swimming pools? Or how the water stays so clean? Now you’ll find out!

 

Vacation Blues

Elky Pascal

T-shirts: check. Sunblock: check. Sneakers: check. I rummaged through my closet. Hmm … what else should I be packing for the three day trip to Amish Town and Hershey Park? Bored of packing, I plopped on to my bed, and picked up a book instead. Hey, maybe I better take this book along, I decided. Then I tossed it into my suitcase. As an afterthought I tossed in a few more books and magazines.

 

Dr. Mitzvah and the Missing Wedding

Yaffa Ganz

Cedarville was making a wedding and everyone was in a flurry of excitement. Judy Levine, the town artist, and Danny Simon, the town’s new, young dentist were getting married!

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The Slow Death of Europe
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Vi Elult’zich?
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Wild Card
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Good for You
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Unparallel Lives
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