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Sunny Boy in the Country

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 31,182 / 85 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 219
Added to site: 2006.03.03
mnybks.net#: 13039
Genre: Young Readers
Excerpt

rriet was half way through the door, but she turned.

"It's too early for good apples yet," she said. "You wait till you get to Brookside, Sunny. You'll have more apples then than you can possibly eat."

"Millions and dozens?" called Sunny Boy after Harriet.

"Yes, 'millions and dozens,' " she echoed, laughing, and closed the grocery store door.

The grocer's boy was coming down the steps, and he laughed, too.

"Millions and dozens of what?" he demanded, stopping before Sunny Boy.

"Apples, at my grandpa's farm." The grocer boy had a basket on his arm and he wore a white coat. He looked very clean and cheerful. Sunny Boy had a sudden idea.

"If you're going up to our house, could I hang on back of your wheel?" he said. "I can skate pretty well if I have some one to steer with."

"I don't think Harriet would like it," was the grocer boy's reply. He knew Sunny Boy and Harriet because he often came to their house to bring good things to eat. "I'll tell you, Sunny B

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