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Cursed For Life!

(0) One day a boy named James was done finishing a fairy tale history book.Wow that book was cool!said James.Then a girl appered and walked over to James.James looked behind him.Oh its just you Jessica.said James.I thought you were Brad.said James.Weres Jack?said James.In science class.said Jessica.What book did you read?said Jessica.A history book,Its about one day a boy named tom went to this secret room and he found a treasure chest and he opend it and a man appered and casted a spell on tom and then tom was cursed for life and tom fainted.The next day he went to school and then he got juice spilt on his shirt and got an "F" in science and tripped on his shoe lacess and wen he was choeing gum he spitted it out and fliked it to the garbage. But he missed the shot and the gum landed in Judy's hair.said James.That sounds like a very interesting book James! said Jessica.I wish I was their to she the scene.said James.Well that book is just a fairy tail.said Jessica.Well to me it isint.said James.C" mon James, you take almost every book so serious and you think its real like the book called "Harry Potter",Heidi,The hobbit,snow white, and sleeping beauty.said Jessica. (Raveen, Age 13 to 18, 1/1/2003 9:43:46 PM, Cursed_For_Life)

(1) "Well this time I mean it" siad James. (Madison, Age 13 to 18, 3/27/2003 5:21:00 PM, Cursed_For_Life)

(2) " Searous talk" said Jessica. "Yeah?, well i don't need youre advice Jessica." said James. James shut the book and his cup of juice spilt on the book and on James1. "OH NO!" said James. Jessica covered her mouth. "Just then the people in the library started to laugh except James,Jessica and Jack. Jack ran to James to give him a towel or a paper towel." Let me help you!" said Jake rubbing the towqel on Jame's shirt. "Hey James and Jessica I heard about that Tom guy with that cursed for life story rite when you guys were talking about." said Jake. "Oh no! what If the curse has passed it on me?" said James. "Nahh! thats nonscense talk!" said Jessica (Madison, Age 13 to 18, 3/29/2003 5:43:44 PM, Cursed_For_Life)

(3) "I think its pretty cool" said Jack. Jessica gave Jack a mean glare. " Is Tom in this book 1 of my ansectoers?" said James."Go to" said Jessica giggling. "why don't u ask your mom I bet she knows." said Jack. Jessica glared at her watch. "In 15 minutes school is almost over." said Jessica. "So, i guess well go t James's house for pizza and tv?" said Jack. "Sure" said James. Jack,Jessica and James went to their classroom.[15 minutes later]. "Ring ring!" went the bell. Jessica,Jack and James cleared their desk and got ready and prepaired all of their homework and put it into the backpack. "Mr.Tilton,MS. Hilmotin and Mr. quience. can I have a word with u guys?" said Mrs. Jonhson. "Sure" said James,Jessica and Jack. the went to the teachers desk. "Mr.Tilton, James" exellent report on the state of Connecticut, an A+!" said Mrs.Jonhson. "and exellent work too Jessica an A+ on that report on Rhode Island" said Mrs. Jonhson smileing."And Mr.Quience" you got an "C+" on New York. "I expect more from you Jack, youre a 6th grader." said Mrs.Jonhson. "So, I got a NEW state for you." said Mrs.Jonhson smileing with Jack a grin on his face." I got You Alabama" said Mrs.Jonhson handing 6 books about Alabama." "thanks Mrs.Jonhson" said Jack holding the books. "We should get going, a lot of homework" said Jessica. "Bye! see ya tomorrow kids!" said Mrs.Jonhson smileing and waveing to them going out the door."What a ripoff1" said Jack. " I DO agree on Mrs.Jonhson that u got a bad grade on New York." said Jessica. "And we LIVE in New York, don't u know were u were born and ABOUT your state?" said James. Just thrn a pile full of papers was on the floor.slip! James slipped and fell on his face. "James!" said Jessica and Jack. "Are you okay?' said Jessica. "Yeah Im fine" (carla, Age 8 to 12, 5/7/2003 6:03:19 PM, Cursed_For_Life)

(4) "Just my luck." James grumbled, rubbing his smarting face. "I told you that I'm unlucky!" "Oh come on James, anyone could trip." "Yeah, but YOU didn't get a C+ on YOUR report." "THAT isn't luck. That's just hard work." "But seriously, there were NO books on New York in the library." "Then, use the internet."Jessica said, rolling her eyes. "I did." James protested. "And you've got to admit, not all information is correct. The "experts" could just be slobs sitting in their basement, making up the whole thing." Jessica sighed, "You don't get it, do you James? I mean, how hard could it be to get a couple of facts on your own state?" "Hey, guys, cool it." Jack said. "We're supposed to have fun." "I don't have any time now." James said, picking up the heavy pile of books. "I have to do Alabama." "We'll help you." Jessica offered. "We??" Jack asked. Jessica gave him a look. "Just kidding." he said quickly. (sophian, Age 8 to 12, 8/20/2003 4:50:17 PM, Cursed_For_Life)

(5) "Hey, I've got a fact for you!" Jack said. "Alabama has six letters in it." "Ha ha." James said, throwing a pillow at him. "Alabama has SEVEN letters, Jack." Jessica corrected. "Here's one....Um....There was a lot of stuff going on in this state..." she said, going back to her book. "Stuff." James said in disbeleif. "Stuff." "Well, Jessica." Jack said in a mock-patient voice. "What kind of STUFF?" "If you listened to Mrs.Johnsen, you would know that a lot of things went on there during the Civil Rights Movement." "Like what?" James asked, interested. (sophian, Age 8 to 12, 8/29/2003 9:09:02 AM, Cursed_For_Life)