Hannah, Ben, and Corey hurried down the long hallway of Woodlands Junior High. The three best friends didn’t want to be late for their first class with Mr. Longfellow, the earth science teacher.
“I hear he’s really strict,” Hannah said, worried.
“And old,” Ben added, nodding.
“I hear he knows so much about rocks because he was there when they made ’em,” Corey said. All three laughed.
As they climbed the stairs to the second floor, Hannah asked, “So, what’d you do over break?”
Corey grinned. “Video games and basketball. Working on my...