By Cynthia Voigt
A Newbery Honor-winning installment of the Cynthia Voigt's vintage Tillerman series.
Jeff Greene was once simply seven while he got here domestic from tuition to discover a observe from his mom. She felt that the area wanted her greater than her "grown up" son did. for somebody who believed she might see the world's difficulties so in actual fact, she was once unaware of the heartache and problems she driven upon her son, leaving him along with his reserved, undemonstrative father.
So while, years later, she invitations Jeff to spend summers together with her in Charleston, Jeff is captivated via her loose spirit and heat, and a happiness he's been lacking fills him. yet Jeff's moment stopover at ends with a devastating betrayal and an aching feeling of loneliness. In lifestyles, there may be emotional pits so deep that probably not anything will grow--but if he digs a bit deeper, Jeff could simply pop out at the different part.
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Think! Think! I definitely see something moving toward me. A dark shape in the fog—low, limping, searching. I spin a quarter turn to my left—and there’s another disturbance in the mist… or three… or six. This could be the end for sure. Another quarter turn—the portal’s got to be in front of me, or maybe just a bit to the left — There—I can feel something, or… Ooomf. I’m on the ground. On my back. Without my breath. Then I hear fabric tearing. My shirt? My eyes are open, but all I can make out are the terrible shapes, figures made of flesh but also smoke.
Close the courtyard exits. ” Whit grabs a gray hat off a passing businessman and plunks it down on my head. “Tuck your hair in, quick,” he says. I’m doing just that when a policeman spots me. He’s a couple of dozen yards away. Now he’s grabbing for the whistle at the end of a cord around his neck… and he’ll soon have the attention of every soldier in the plaza. Not to mention that of The One, whom I hate to mention. But then a small black figure leaps up and knocks the policeman down flat on his rear.
I can’t find it—there’s just this cold, damp fog everywhere. They’re getting even closer. I can feel their cold and smell their mustiness. Think! Think! Think! I definitely see something moving toward me. A dark shape in the fog—low, limping, searching. I spin a quarter turn to my left—and there’s another disturbance in the mist… or three… or six. This could be the end for sure. Another quarter turn—the portal’s got to be in front of me, or maybe just a bit to the left — There—I can feel something, or… Ooomf.