Blue Snow

  • Chapter One

  • Paul Joyce

    My dad said I had to try harder in school.

    Profile Picture of Paul Joyce in Blue Snow
  • I sat in the car with my parents, getting ready to go back.

  • Profile Picture of Mom in Blue Snow

    Mom

    “Paul, study more.

  • We love you,”

  • Paul Joyce

    said Mom.

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  • She gave me a little kiss on my cheek.

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    Dad

    “If you need anything, call us,”

  • Paul Joyce

    said Dad.

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  • He shook my hand and patted my shoulder.

  • I grabbed my blue suitcase and my backpack.

  • Opened the car door.

  • I got out, and my parents drove away.

  • The air was cold.

  • Paul Joyce

    Small snowflakes were blowing in the wind.

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  • I wiped my cheek to make sure Mom hadn't left any red lipstick.

  • I didn't want the other boys to make fun of me.

  • I don't like being laughed at.

  • I walked toward the giant stone building of Willow Hill Academy.

  • There was snow on the roof and on top of all the tree branches.