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September/October 2001

Bingo!

Swissh! Ed was playing basketball on the slab, a super-smooth playground on the campus of Country Day, his school. In the coolness of the evening the asphalt felt oddly warm beneath Ed’s bare feet. He was playing with his best friend Dave, and he had just scored a two-pointer while Dave was blocking him. “In […]

Queen’s Own Fool

Queen’s Own Fool by Jane Yolen and Robert J. Harris; Philomel Books: New York, 2000; $19.99 My dictionary tells me that “history” is a record of significant events in the past. It is a perfectly valid explanation of the word, but it leaves some things out. While poring over our history books in school, we […]

My Friend

Tap, tap, tap. The light drizzle sprinkled upon my window. I stood up and ran downstairs. “Yes! Only one more hour till eight. My favorite show ‘Rocket Power’ will be on.” I skipped into the living room and grabbed my Gameboy off the top shelf. While doing this I thought about how nice it was […]

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