The Double Mugging

December 9, 2018

It’s not every kid who gets to ride along with a real cop, although crime-wise, there’s very little happening in Clifton Lake. So when Mom has evening business, Logan and I sometimes hang out with our uncle in his patrol car. Tonight the Monroe boys are strapped in the back of Officer J.B. Monroe’s cruiser….

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How Timmy Got Better

December 2, 2018

I’ve been worried all day about Timmy. He’s my best friend, and he’s been sick a lot this year. First it was the flu, then some stomach problems. He was out of school yesterday and today, so I decide to drop in on my way home to see him. When I knock on their door,…

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Key to the Test

November 22, 2018

It’s the first really cold day of the school year, and I guess the furnace isn’t quite cranked up. We’re all shivering in the hallway, but that doesn’t stop Logan and his friends from stopping to chat about the big news. “Someone stole a copy of the standardized test,” Pete Lopez whispers. “I hear they’re…

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