MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER LAST PERIOD
Cell phone! My cell phone was ringing. I tossed my books into my locker and scrounged around in my tote bag to answer it. I felt my cocoa-mocha lip gloss. I felt my little tin of mints. Finally I found it—right at the bottom of my bag.
“Hello?” I said into my phone. “Hello?”
Nobody was there. I looked at my phone and didn’t see the on light. Wait a minute, I hadn’t even turned my...