By Sharon Creech
Someday, Mr. Keene referred to as all of the scholars and lecturers jointly and stated, "This is a very good, advantageous tuition! to any extent further, let's have university on Saturdays too." after which there has been extra. institution all weekend. institution at the vacations. institution in the summertime! What was once subsequent . . . tuition AT evening? So it truly is as much as Tillie to teach her well-intentioned crucial, Mr. Keene, that even if his wonderful, high-quality institution is an excellent position, it isn't superb, nice to be there for all time.
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He tried to make it more normal. ” “Oh, I just talked to him on the phone,” Andy said. He kept kicking at the sheet, acting like talking to Russ Wilkins on the phone was the most normal thing in the world, like he did it every day.
There was a car driving down their street, in front of Georgie’s house. It was going very, very slowly, and the driver was staring at Georgie. His nose was pressed so close to the window that he was fogging up the glass. Georgie was used to getting stared at. People had been staring at him for ten whole years. He always could tell when people saw him for the first time, because they would stare at him for so long, it was like they were checking to make sure their eyeballs were working. Then, when they saw that Georgie had seen them looking, they’d blink and look away quickly like they’d done something wrong.
Not really, Georgie thought. But all he’d said was, “Wow. ” Now, on his fresh sheet of paper, Georgie began to write. ” He pushed his chair back and, still holding his pencil, got up from his desk. Then he walked to his closet and pulled back the door. He kicked away the heap of clothes that had fallen off the hangers—the hangers on the specially installed low bar—and moved the towering stack of old comic books aside. Then he stared at the back of his closet wall. No one knew it, but long ago Georgie had glued a tape measure to the back wall of his closet.
A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech