By Coco Simon
Katie's long-lost father is ultimately attaining out—but is she prepared for the reunion?
For so long as Katie can consider, it's simply been her and her mother. yet that's approximately to alter. First her mother will get a boyfriend. after which Katie will get an e mail from her dad, whom she's by no means met, announcing he desires to party. Katie's uncertain she's prepared for thus a lot switch in her lifestyles. With loads occurring right now, Katie's hoping on her buddies within the Cupcake membership to assist her locate the candy facet of what appears like a sticky situation.
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I believe Katie,” he volunteered. “Factories make an excessive amount of toxins. it would be more straightforward, yet it’s destroying the planet. ” Secretly, i used to be happy that George agreed with me. yet I spoke back by way of teasing him. “Hey, you shouldn’t be eavesdropping,” I acknowledged. “Why? Are you speaking approximately anything own? ” He waggled his eyebrows. “Like we might do this on a faculty bus,” Mia acknowledged, rolling her eyes. “We don’t discuss whatever own. ” “Personal? ” requested George. “Like, what do you speak about that’s own?
After which while I bought domestic, my mother informed me that she has a kind of boyfriend. His identify is Jeff. ” “I knew it! ” Alexis stated. “Did she inform you something approximately him? ” “Just that he’s a instructor, and he loves to run, and he has a daughter who’s more youthful than me,” I stated. “Oh, and that i forgot to inform you. It seems my dad has 3 daughters. ” “Didn’t you usually desire a sister? ” Mia requested. “If your mother remains with Jeff, and also you prove seeing your father, you’ll have, like, 4 of them! ” I couldn’t even think that.
She began to sing a track whereas she labored. “Mom, it’s my flip to do those,” I stated. “I simply are looking to take a seat the following for a couple of minutes first. ” “Oh, don’t fear approximately it,” mother acknowledged cheerfully. “I don’t brain. ” Then she begun making a song back. Wow, Mom’s in a great temper this present day, i presumed. After breakfast I showered, wear a tie-dyed T-shirt, and denims, after which settled down on the fresh kitchen desk to get my homework performed. If I don’t commence it within the morning, then mother begins asking what the “plan” is for the day.
Ms. Chen blew a whistle. “Teams! Line up for the over-and-under relay! ” In case you’ve by no means performed it, the over-and-under relay is whilst the 1st individual in line offers the ball to the second one individual via passing it to her or him from among their very own legs, after which the second one individual has to move it by means of achieving over their very own head, after which the 3rd individual has to go it less than, and so forth. but if we coated up and Ms. Chen handed out the balls, we observed there has been a twist: The balls have been water balloons! i used to be among Sophie and Olivia in the midst of the road.
Mother frowned. “We may possibly, yet I don’t have any taco shells within the cabinet, and that i imagine we’re out of lettuce, too. ” “Pretty please? ” I requested in my sweetest voice. (Yes, i used to be nonetheless benefiting from Mom’s strong temper. yet wouldn’t you if tacos have been at stake? ) “Okay,” mother acknowledged with a grin. She grabbed her vehicle keys from the counter. “Back in a flash! ” i began to suppose a bit in charge as she left, so I made up for it via emptying the dishwasher and atmosphere the desk with no being requested. I’m no longer all undesirable!