Bringing Down the Moon by Jonathan Emmett

By Jonathan Emmett

Hot-diggerty! Whatever's that?" exclaims Mole as he burrows out of the floor one evening and catches sight of the moon. He thinks it is the most pretty factor he is ever visible and he wishes it, so he units approximately attempting to pull it down - to no avail. while all his efforts end up to be in useless, he unexpectedly notices the moon's in a puddle at his toes and reaches to select it up and breaks it. negative Mole is inconsolable, until eventually he's proven that the moon isn't really damaged in any respect, yet simply as attractive as ever, putting within the sky like a shiny silver coin. And it is not as close to because it seems!

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They had a sheaf of records thick as a dictionary,” Mr. Fairchild agreed. ” “Plus, those two didn’t seem the sort to be forgers,” Dad said. Sam tried to think of a loophole. Some way to rescue the horse before he went up for sale. ” she asked. “You remember hearin’ about it,” Dad said. “Or if you don’t, Brynna can tell you. ” Sam nodded. It sounded familiar, but it wasn’t going to help her now. As Mr. Fairchild turned the draft horse into the pen with the other horses, Sam noticed a man who was obviously interested in buying.

He yelled. But the auctioneer, who’d noticed the ranch woman’s quiet bid on the pony, pretended not to hear. “That’s right,” the auctioneer continued. “Every Thursday from ten ’til five, we’re glad to have you as our guests. ” As the microphone clicked off, Baldy stormed toward the ring, looking furious. He paused when he came abreast of Sam and her dad. Sam shrank against Dad’s side, but just to get out of the man’s way. Baldy was only a sore loser. There was nothing scary about that. “I know what this is about,” Baldy said in a threatening tone.

Snowcaps marked the far peaks. Looking at them, Sam shivered, but not because she was cold. An eerie sensation skittered across her shoulders and down her back. Now she knew what “spine-chilling” really meant. But she didn’t believe in premonitions, so what was going on? Something moved, far out on the playa. Or maybe not. Perhaps a cloud had swept over the face of the moon, changing the light. A second later, she saw the mustangs. Night made them all the same color, but Sam recognized them as easily as if they’d been her own herd.

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