S: Coal For Christmas
FC: Coal For Christmas By Laura Vigliotti
1: I dedicate this book to my mom and dad because they helped me when I needed to get their opinions on the story and how to make it better.
2: Joy Brown, tell us something about yourself" said the substitute. "My name is Joy Brown, I'm four years old and I love Christmas" said Joy. "Okay then" said Mrs.Jones "We will finish up with this later, now lets go to the singing circle." After a few verses of Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Mrs.Jones shooed then off to lunch with a smile and told them to be good because Santa Claus is watching and will give you coal if you're bad. .
3: You kids are all free to go, have a happy holiday break" said Mrs.Jones "Don't forget to take your school Christmas party gift bags with you" she said "okay said a few kids.
4: Lindy can you believe its almost Christmas! said Joy "No I cant , its going to be awesome" said LIndy. "Hey want to have a play date?" asked JOy "sure" said Lindy. "Let me just ask", mooommm.......Can I go to JOys house to play"? "Sure Lindy" said LIndy,s mom.
5: "Lindy, you're here!" said Joy "Come on, lets play with my new sled ramp that I brought, it lets you jump with your sled!" said Lindy. "Girls" said Joys Mom. I'll be right back I just have to drop off some letters to the post office for a second, I'll be right back." "Come on lets go play" said Lindy.
6: Ready set go said Lindy and off they went! "wow this is really fun, yaaaay! Here comes the ramp said Joy. "whoo hoo" said Lindy. "Oh no! Abandon sled, | abandon sled, abandon sled" said Lindy as they herdaled towards the house in the air. "jump off, quickly" said Joy. Crash...!!!
7: Oh no! We broke the window" said LindyAre you okay Joy?" asked Lindy. "Oh I'm fine said Joy. I guess we'll just have to tell my mom what happened. Are you crazy? we'll get into so much trouble. Lets not tell her" said Lindy I don't know said Joy " Come on my brother taught me how to fix these things" said Lindy. "Do You have any plexi glass?"
8: Okay you sweep up the mess , and I'll fix the window" said Lindy. "Are you sure you can do it in time?" asked Joy. "Sure" said Lindy . "Just perfect she'll never know" said Lindy. | Come on lets play" said Lindy. "Okay" said Joy. They hear a door open. I'm home" said mom. OH no she's home. What should we do ?"
9: Mom sees a shard of glass of glass on the floor. "What's this asked Mom. Oh, thats just a shard of glass from something that broke in school. It got stuck to my sweater" lied Joy Oh, okay" said Mom.
10: Come on Joy let's go. It's time to see the Santa at the mall" said Mom "Joy, hold my hand said mom.Look , there's Santa , go sit on his lap and tell him what you want for Christmas" said mom. "HI Santa" said Joy. "What do you want for Christmas, HoHO HO said the mall Santa. "Well, I want a doll and a jump rope and..." Okay well if you're good I'll get them for you" said the mall santa. "Be good 'cause you don't want you to get coal. NEXT" said the mall santa loudly.
11: It's Christmas Eve!" said Joy" Soon it will be Christmas" said mom. Joy thought back to the song that says how Santa knows when you're bad or good and she remembered about getting coal for Christmas and decided to tell her mom what happened. "Mom said Joy. "What?" said mom. I was bad and broke the window. It was by accident, but I lied." And Joy told her mom everything. "oh , Joy I already knew that you did and you made the right decision by finally telling the truth. You are not in trouble and neither is Lindy,and I fixed the window" said Mom..
12: On Christmas morning Joy awoke to an abundance of presents under the tree. Beside the presents was a note that said:Joy, you were a very good girl this year and you learned your lesson.
13: The End
14: ALL BUNDLED UP
18: Cozy Winter Wishes
19: Winter Memories
22: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow