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First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Chirp

First Chapter First Paragraph Thursday Intros ~ Chirp

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Mia hadn’t realized how much she missed the mountains. The countryside rolling past her car window was greener than anything in Boston. She loved the moose-crossing signs and the little villages that felt so sleepy and peaceful. June was in-between season in New England, but in another week, the roads would be humming with campers and fancy cars full of New York City people who stopped to take selfies with cows. For now, Mia loved watching the quiet landscapes drift by. Packing the moving truck the day after school ended had been a hassle, but she really was glad to be moving back to Vermont.

Top 10 Books of September 2017

Top 10 Books of September 2017

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Friday’s Page 69 ~ Jazzy Jessie Going for Gold

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Jazzy Jessie Going for Gold


Her worries were soon forgotten when as she stepped up and performed a neat tuck somersault on the beam. A couple of girls who had been watching cheered. ‘Thank you, thank you,’ she said, taking a bow. That was the first time she’d landed perfectly on a first go, without wobbling, and a rush of happiness swept over her.

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Flipside

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ The Flipside

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“She stuck that series as if it were a floor pass. Amazing! One thing Charlie Ryland brings to the table is consistency on beam.”
A female commentator’s voice chimes in. “That’s right, Doug. She has both the grace of a ballerina and the fighting spirit of a warrior. It’s a joy to watch her.”
“Yes, an absolute joy. Here comes her dismount. Look at that focused concentration.

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Tumbling

First Chapter First Paragraph Tuesday Intros ~ Tumbling

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The gymnasts gathered at the opening to the arena. From a distance, they looked like a mass of perfectly pressed red, blue, and bright white warm-ups; cheerful hair ribbons; precise makeup; and genuine smiles. But the mood was somber.