Category: The Idiom Wizard

The Idiom Wizard: Chapter 10

NOT MY PARENTS, TOO! I ran inside my house and slammed the door shut. I can’t remember if I held my breath or if I panted for air. But I do know that I was freaking out! My parents looked at me as if…

The Idiom Wizard: Chapter 9

SCHOOL’S CANCELLED! Well, school was definitely cancelled the next day. Buuuut not because of snow. Actually (surprisingly!), all the snow had completely melted and left everything flooded. Water overflowed out of roof gutters and drip-drip-dripped onto the already soggy ground. Puddles scattered the middle…

The Idiom Wizard: Chapter 8

CURFEW “Don’t you have a curfew?” I asked after I opened my window. James grunted and climbed in trailing in snow. When he pulled down his hood, his hair puffed out like it did earlier. “Sure I do,” he said. “It’s 7 o’clock.” I…

The Idiom Wizard: Chapter 7

THE MAN IN MY WINDOW Later that night, I tossed and turned in bed. I kept thinking that Mr. Green was probably still outside searching for his book. The one I had stuffed beneath my mattress. I peered outside to see if I could…

The Idiom Wizard: Chapter 6

Cloudy with a Chance of, Oh My… Once home, I zipped right passed Mom and Dad and locked myself in my bedroom. “You okay?” Mom asked through the closed door. “Yup. Got homework,” I lied. “Well, don’t you want to play outside?” Play outside?!…