Kenneth Grahame (The Wind in the Willows) said children are “the only really living people.” Do you agree?
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The Wishing Map
Chapter One: The Double Moon (continued)
Previously: Mike’s Bikes: Sales and Service had risen six feet off the ground, attempting to snatch a carpet out of the hands of a large red-headed woman. Zack Dore had missed the entire thing, yet he sensed something had changed forever.
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Zack shot a glance across his shoulder at the double moon. The peculiar orb had remained visible for three weeks now. People called it the “double moon” because they said it looked like one moon hiding behind another, though others insisted it looked more like a 3-D image without the glasses. Whatever it was, it had first shown up the day of the Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony, the day that life as Zack and Gina Dore knew it had ended forever:
Even before the Dore family car…
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