“A Friday Evening”
It was a Friday evening, and Anna was in the living room, doing her eighth grade math homework. It was winter and the weather was windy and cold. She looked through the window, and someone caught her attention. She saw a boy with orange curly hair, he had freckles, and wore glasses. He was running from one house to another, waiting until someone would open the door for him.
Nobody did, but then he ran towards Anna' s house.
“Please let me in!” the boy said, begging for a warm place to stay.
Anna welcomed him in because she felt bad for the boy.
“Where did you come from? And who are you?” She asked.
“My name is John, and I am your neighbor that lives across from you. After school, I ran into
the house and threw down my backpack. My mom and my new puppy always meet me at the door, but
today they were not there. I looked in the kitchen, bedroom, and the living room, but I could not find
them. Did you see them?” he asked.
“No, I haven’t. I am so sorry.” Anna said.
John sighed and left the house. He was not happy to hear that. He went to the house next door.
“Bed and Breakfast!” John read the sign on the door as he entered the house. A skinny lady
welcomed him. She seemed very nice to the boy and she was very welcoming. She offered him a cup
of tea with chocolate chip cookies.
“No, thank you. I am not hungry at all. I was wondering if you had seen my mother? I am
looking for her.”
“Oh yes! They came in earlier today. Your mom was walking the dog and I wanted to give the
dog a treat, so they came inside the house. How about you stay for a night at my house, since it is
getting dark outside, and tomorrow, we will see how everything goes.” the lady said.
“No!” John disagreed. He thought that it was not the safest place for him to stay at.
The house was messy. It had a dirty carpet. The house had old couches, bright green curtains,
and creepy animals that never made any...
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