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What You Thought You Knew About Colors

Yisrael Rutman

Fire engines are red, And sometimes blue, Not all swans are white, There are black ones, too!

 

Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

Chavi Morris was in a really bad mood. “Why’s Chavi angry wiv everyone?” Miriam asked Mommy. “She’s not really angry, dear,” said Mommy. “She’s just under a lot of pressure at the moment. Chavi and her friends are organizing a summer fete, which is a kind of party, in honor of the holidays and to celebrate the fact they’re moving up a grade. It’s lots of work to arrange.”

 

It Wasn’t Quite Like That

Rhona Lewis

Tami raced into the living room, her ponytail hanging over her left ear. “Gila, I need you to give out four more invitations.” I banged closed the comic book I had finally convinced my friend Leah to lend me for the afternoon.

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Perspective Shift
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Drop the Nagging
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Trying Our Patience
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Redeeming Factor
Shoshana Itzkowitz “When was the last time we ate a meal behind the dryer?”