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Saturday, July 27, 2013

The Twins

"Give me that!" said a seven-year-old kid named Ahmed.

"No, it's mine!" said Ahmed's twin brother named Muhammad.

"Stop fighting over the pizza.  There is enough for everyone," said their mom.

"No, Muhammad's is bigger than mine," said Ahmed.

"Is not!" said Muhammad.

"Is too!" said Ahmed.

"Is not!" said Muhammad.

"That's enough," said their mom.

Muhammad shoved Ahmed and he started to cry.

"I hardly even hit you.  You are a crybaby!" said Muhammad.
 
"Muhammad, go to your room," said their mom who started to get angry.

Muhammad left for his room. 10 minutes later Muhammad's mom made him say sorry to Ahmed. Then they started to like each other until the next time their mom ordered pizza.

The Woods

Once upon a time there were two sisters named Martha and Annie,they were twins differing in eye color.
Martha had brown eyes and and Annie had green eyes.
 

They were upstairs making crafts until Annie decided to go play.

 
They were playing catch until their ball rolled into the dark woods.


''Well aren't you going to get it?'' Martha asked.

''No way! You go get it!'' Annie exclaimed.

''OK fine I will, scaredy-cat," Martha snickered.

''Hmpth,''Annie snorted as she watched Martha go into the woods.

 A few minutes later, Martha didn't come back.  Annie was worried.  ''Martha!'' she called.  ''Where are you!''

"HELP!'' Martha screamed. Annie's heart pounded as she ran into the woods.

''HELP!'' Martha yelled.

Desperate,scared,and worried, Soon, Annie came to Martha. She was holding their ball, laughing her head off.

Annie frowned. ''Don't EVER do that to me again.  You almost gave me a heart attack!'' she shouted.

''You should have seen your face!'' Martha said,laughing.

Annie sighed.  "Let's just go home.''

Martha kept laughing all the way to the house and Annie kept
frowning,but after a while,she too,laughed.

Silently Annie thought to herself,''Maybe I'll prank Martha next time,'' and she snickered.


The End

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Secrets at Camp Nokomis by Jacqueline Dembar Greene

I like this this book because Rebecca is like me when she can't wait to go swimming and canoeing at camp Nokomis. I am also like her because she can't wait to meet new friends like me. This book is about Rebecca trying to find out what secrets is her bunk mate hiding, and why? Also, when camp pranks start getting out of hand, a girl goes missing, and Rebecca is determined to find out what's really going on at camp Nokomis.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Super AboutCoolBooks Summer Contest

I hope you guys are having a great summer so far. Guess what.  Your summer just became ten times cooler!  Welcome to the AboutCoolBooks Summer Contest!  We're having a super duper contest this summer and you guys will have a chance to do the best reading ever.  Read hundreds of books and do tons of projects to get awesome prizes!

The contest will be from July 4th to August 24th.  That's almost two months - enough time to complete and submit lots of projects!

And here's a great bonus.  There will be a few special days in which you can get double points for projects.  July 4th (Independence Day) is the first Bonus Day of the summer contest.  Projects you submit will be worth double the usual amount of points.  Isn't that totally awesome?

Since you have extra time to earn points during the summer contest, the prizes will be different than usual.  To get a Bronze-Medal award, you must earn 200-299 points.  To get a Silver-Medal award, you must earn 300-399 points.  To get a Gold-Medal award, you must earn over 400 points.  The Super Member of the Summer will win a complete arts and crafts kit worth $50 which will include decorative paper, ink pads, stamps, card-making tools, cut-outs, stickers, and more.

So, what are you waiting for?  Head to your bookshelves and libraries.  Dive into your special reading spot and read all the books you can find.  Get on a computer and start submitting projects.  Aim to get an awesome prize during the summer contest!  I hope you all have an awesome summer. 

Note: If you're not a member of AboutCoolBooks, what are you waiting for?  Click on the Members tab above or click HERE to become a member so you can participate in the summer contest!