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TV Instead of Candy

By Vanessa R, Avondale Logandale,

Once there was a man his name was Mr. Perfect. He thought that every thing he bought was perfect but one day he went to buy candy. He took it without looking. He bought it and decided to eat it at home. He open his mouth and didn’t care what kind of candy it was and HE SWALLOWED IT! That night he heard like if Shakira was singing in his stomach until he went to the doctor and found out it was a small small tv in his stomach and take it out and he didn’t think that every thing he bought was perfect. The End.

The Painless Drum

By Malcolm E, 4th Grade, Dixon Elementary

I AM A DRUM! AND I DO NOT WANT THE DRUM SECTION TO BANG ON ME! IT FEELS LIKE AN EARTHQUAKE! ITS PAINFUL! DON’T PLAY
WITH ME AT ALL. LEAVE ME ALONE! JUST LET ME WATCH TV! & PLAY VIDEO GAMES! I WANT TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT BEING BANGED!

My Worst Nightmare

By James Lyles, Morton School of Excellence

One night when I was seven years old I had a nightmare this bunny is was super fast (fewn fewn) It was fast and evil (Ha Ha Ha) Suddenly I look out the window I see a horse carriage (gallup gallup) I was scared as snake getting eaten. I woke up sweaty and stinky I smelled like a skunk. It was dark they were like golden ghost (oooohh) There was an old man ghost crying help me like he was dying. I was extremely scared like I’m gonna get hit by a monster truck boom. Suddenly my muscles were stiff like I was shot down. I put on the lite and suddenly disappear.

The Deer in a School

By Imani, Morton School of Excellence

There is a deer speaking to the audio and the deer is in a school the security gard have a problem that they got to get the out of there auditorium and the door was unlock and the deer got in the school so the secity got the deer out of the school. The end!!!

Da Cat!!!

By Morgan B, 4th Grade, Peirce School of International Studies

Once a cat named Pickles , and he had a talent for being a DJ for cats. Tomorrow, he had a gig for the most famous cat ever… Grumpy Cat! They said they would give him 1,000 dead mice. He said “Meow” which is yes. The next day… Pickles got his equipment and went in his litter boxcar. Once he played music… his equipment broke! And it was he favorite and only one he had.So he went to Cat’s Music Shop and got a better and a little bigger equipment and decorsated his own way. When he came back the gig was better and they gave him 1,000 dead mice and was the richest DJ ever! THE END!!!

The Best Day

By Dana B., Prieto Math and Science Academy

It was the best day
I remember swimming with Josue
It was fun. I like to play with toys in the pool and the
Pool was warm. After swimming we go to
Chuck-e- cheese. We play games and
Eat pizza.
My mommy was take us.
We also went to grandma’s house
It was the best day …… ever.

Chip the Chicken

By Cadence M., Kinzie Elementary School

One day in a science lab there was a new animal created by the scientist Darlene Reyes. The new creature was a chicken and a man. The chicken-man’s name is Chip and Chip loved to act. He even got a role in a movie. The movie was called Charlotte’s Web and he was Charlotte. Chip loved acting so much he decided The End.

The Three Missing Dogs

By Johnathan, Lorca Elementary School

Once upon a time a dog called Kelly and she was a Chihuahua had three babies and the owner didn’t want to take care of four dogs so he made a dog sale and the mom dog took the dogs and lived happily ever after. The End.

The Unusual Hole

By Leila F., Columbia Explorers Academy

Once upon a time there was a black hole. This black hole came out of nowhere. It sucked people into, well nowhere. Then one day a news reporter came to the hole. She realized there was the house of James Harper. He is an evil scientist who out things where they shouldn’t be.

Untitled Dialogue (Fire Gal and Aqua Gal)

By Bella D. and Taylor G., Loyola Park After-School Program

Characters: Aqua Gal and Fire Gal
Setting: the Beach

Aqua Gal: Why do I have to see you here?

Fire Gal: Did you follow me here? I don’t like you.

Aqua Gal: I’m not going to tell if I followed you. Why would I?

Fire Gal: How would you like it if I hurt you? It would be fun.

Aqua Gal: Yeah right, how would you like it if I hurt you?

Fire Gal: Really how would you hurt me? And I would still beat you.

Aqua Gal: Just because I’m little doesn’t mean you can tease me.

Fire Gal: So it looks like you can protect yourself.

Aqua Gal: I can’t believe you’re my sister. It’s just not fair.

Fire Gal: Well just get over it. You have to live with me anyway.

Aqua Gal: You think you can control me but you can’t either way it goes.

Fire Gal: If I hurt you don’t go crying to Mom.

Aqua Gal: Well with one scream and one cry you will be out of the house.