By Mary Ann Montoya
Conditions have tousled Ashlee Stone's lifestyles. She didn't are looking to begin her senior yr at her cities rival tuition, Westview excessive, yet she did. She didn't are looking to be elected co-president of Westview excessive, however it occurred. She didn't wish Tanner Ryan, the rudest man she'd ever met to be her co-president, yet he was once. She hated to imagine he was once the cutest man she'd ever noticeable, yet she did. and he or she definitely didn't are looking to visit the autumn Frolic with Tanner, yet she did. Ashlee is more advantageous than she thinks and perhaps, simply might be, she will be able to flip issues round so the situations are in her want.
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Biting at his knuckle, he looked up just as Charles frowned and looked down at him. They both knew how long they could carry on before someone, somewhere, hushed them. That time had passed. James removed his ﬁnger from his mouth. “Cook! ” And he bolted past Charles, to the stairs. But there was no one in the kitchen, or the pantry, or even in Cook’s ready room, where she always sat and read while her stews simmered. In the parlor, they found a note from Cook, printed in her block lettering. She and Patsy had gone to a very important revival meeting and picnic just across the bay, and would be back before dark.
James was quick to spot the sweets table, and so, gorging themselves on cotton candy and taffy and coconut crisps, the boys took their remaining coins toward the midway. To their disappointment, regardless of the broadside’s promises, there was no shooting gallery, nor was there a Merry-Go-Round, and they had to walk carefully, or they would trip, as the ground along the Midway Plaisance was a nightmare of fossilized wheel ruts from heavy wagons that had passed during a rainstorm. —and he began to feel at ease in a way he never had before.
Sullivan’s hand ﬂapped open and then closed into a ﬁst the size of a turkey and Charles remembered a picture in Tales for Tots of a pearl diver engulfed by a deep-sea clam. He blubbered, and let out a low, awful moan, which seemed to startle the giant. ” Sullivan looked toward the tent ﬂap quickly. ’ ” But Charles could not stop his crying. As if weighing several poor decisions, Sullivan lowered Charles a couple of feet, and then casually tossed him toward his brother like he was a softball. Charles hit the ground hard, and broke into a run, pulling James out of the tent.
Ashlee's Rival Love by Mary Ann Montoya