Jill Wasn't Fooled

[For children]

"What a lot of new faces there are!" thought Jill looking over the classroom. Nice faces, to be sure, but no one she recognized.

Boys and girls stood in groups greeting each other after the long summer vacation. But Jill had just transferred to this school. Even after a couple of days she still felt very new. She was friendly to everyone, but she wondered if anyone besides the teacher even knew her name. Jill was afraid the other boys and girls were already so friendly with each other that maybe they wouldn't notice a new girl. She missed her friends at the old school. In fact, she almost wished she hadn't changed schools.

About the third or fourth day, when she was getting ready for school, she quietly told her mother, "My stomach doesn't feel very good. I think maybe I should stay home."

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