Ive seen those funny hopscotches all over town. She said. So has Yvonne and Angie. We talked about them. They have little stars and moons drawn next to them. Sometimes comets, too.
Ben rubbed his head in confusion, But I thought, I thought it been you girls who was drawing them.
Oh no, Sarah declared, Those things are for babies. We dont play with the hopscotches anymore. We just notice them cause theyre so pretty. I dont think its the little girls drawing them though. Theyre too nice. Angie couldnt even draw one so pretty and shes real good with a pencil.
Bens face dropped. He had so hoped it was Sarah and her friends. The hopscotch had appeared by his doorsteps only that morning and when Robbie and the other boys had seen it, Ben had been teased into the ground. He had wanted to come up to Sarah and tell her off for being so mean, but it hadnt been her; or he