Love blooms in this month’s mythical Cricket.
Wouldn’t it be cool to have a friend who became a Hollywood movie star? Find out the real story in “California Lee and Me” by Heather Emme. Two people in love should have something in common. And in the myth “Echo and Narcissus,” by Kori Joanne Johnson, they do. Both love . . . Narcissus! When is playing with words fun and when is it playing with the truth? Judge for yourself in the poem “The Rut on the Road to Truth,” by C.M. Andrews, and the story “Little Green Lies” by Anna Zumbro. In the new two-part serial “The Ghost Train,” by Linda anderson, a boy helps his grandfather remember the time he met President Lincoln—and later saw the ghost of his funeral train. And in “Grandma Roan,” by Constance Rutherford, an aging horse gets a new lease on life. There’s the conclusion of the quirky sci-fi adventure “The Intergalactic Collection of Knowledge and Records,” by Ashley Kruger, the next episode of “The Forty Thieves,” by Christy Lenzi, a new poetry contest, and the bugs treat Ugly to a host of Palindromes (Jon Agee). Sup not on pus!
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