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Mary Jane: Her Book

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Language: English
Wordcount: 27,517 / 81 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.8
LoC Category: PN
Series: Mary Jane
Downloads: 334
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drove around the corner.

"Helping ants store sugar in their holes but they didn't like it," said Mary Jane disgustedly.

"I don't blame them," laughed Mr. Merrill. "When we get into the house I'll show you how those holes are made and then you'll understand why the ants didn't want help." So Doris came into the house too and Mr. Merrill got down a big book and showed the two girls pictures of ant houses and told them all about how ants make their homes and store their food.

"My, but I'm glad that sugar bag leaked!" sighed Mary Jane when the big book was finally shut up and put away, "because I had fun watching the ants; and I was out front ready for a ride; and now I've had a story--all because sugar spilled! Mother, is lunch ready? May Doris stay? We're hungry!"


HELPING THE ROBINS

All the afternoon after she learned about ants and their ways, Mary Jane was very quiet. Mrs. Merrill thought perhaps she was disappointed because Doris had had to go home right after lunch so she tried to be very

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