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Kristy's Rainy Day Picnic

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 41,802 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 418
Added to site: 2009.08.21
mnybks.net#: 25063
Genre: Young Readers
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gasp, Helen started on a mad run down the street followed closely by Bessie. Not until they had turned a corner and passed into another street, did the two culprits dare to take a long breath and begin to walk.

As they got farther and farther away, and no one followed them, they grew less frightened, and then they found themselves very, very tired, with still a long way to go to reach home.

It was almost dark when two tired and hungry girls reached the steps of their own home and safety.

"I'm half starved!" said Helen, as they dragged themselves up the stairs.

"So 'm I," said Bessie.

"You go onto my room," whispered Helen, "and I'll go down and see if I can get something to eat--it isn't near supper time."

In a few minutes she came up with some cakes which they eagerly devoured, and felt that their troubles were over. They had, however, one more ordeal.

At the supper table Helen's mother asked: "How did you find Lottie? Did you have a pleasant time?"

He

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