Sky High (Zigzag Kids)

Sky High (Zigzag Kids)

Patricia Reilly Giff

Language: English

Pages: 80

ISBN: 0307977013

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Charlie has lots of ideas. Need something to go sky high? Ah-ha! The zinger-winger! Need to launch a cheese popper into soup? The amazing popper-upper! But the zinger-winger zings more than wings and the popper-upper plops. Charlie isn't allowed to invent for a week. Meanwhile, the afterschool invention fair is coming up. He needs time to make something special. Good thing he has his friends and Mr. Redfern, another inventor, to help him out.

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Charlie said. “Calm down, young man,” the lunch lady said. She was stirring a bunch of tomatoes. She was probably going to cook them into tomato soup with lumps. Yuck. Destiny pulled something out of a cabinet. She dusted it off with her sleeve. She held it out to Charlie. A leftover cheese popper from Monday! Charlie turned it over in his hand. It was round and tan. It looked harder than Nana’s homemade cookies. It probably tasted just as strange. “I know poppers are your

“I’ll think of something to help.” He tried not to breathe too hard. The whole room smelled like tomatoes. Destiny was waiting. Charlie took a bite out of the popper. A small bite. Yes, it was hard as a rock. His tooth might even be broken. “How does it taste?” Destiny asked. “Good,” he told her. Destiny smiled. She went to the front of the room. She held out the tray of cupcakes to the line of kids. Charlie’s mouth watered for a cupcake. But he couldn’t hurt Destiny’s feelings.

popper on one end of the ruler. “Take cover!” Mitchell yelled. “Cheese popper blasting through!” Charlie slammed the other end of the ruler with his fist. The popper flew. It didn’t go very high. And it came down fast. Plunk! Right into the pot of tomatoes. Tomato mush flew all over the place.… Onto the lunch lady’s hat, which looked like a shower cap. Onto the carrot cupcakes. For a moment, no one made a sound. Mitchell’s mouth was wide open. “That Charlie,” Clifton said. “He

popper on one end of the ruler. “Take cover!” Mitchell yelled. “Cheese popper blasting through!” Charlie slammed the other end of the ruler with his fist. The popper flew. It didn’t go very high. And it came down fast. Plunk! Right into the pot of tomatoes. Tomato mush flew all over the place.… Onto the lunch lady’s hat, which looked like a shower cap. Onto the carrot cupcakes. For a moment, no one made a sound. Mitchell’s mouth was wide open. “That Charlie,” Clifton said. “He

drawing a poster. It was of a girl with lots of hair. The poster was for her Rainbow Gooper-Upper. “I’m coming!” Charlie yelled to Mr. Redfern. Mr. Redfern couldn’t have heard him. He was climbing. One step. Two steps. The ladder shook. Mr. Redfern shook. “Watch out!” Charlie cried. Too late. Oof! Mr. Redfern hit the ground. Charlie stood over him. “Are you all right?” “That’s the thing with inventions, Caleb,” Mr. Redfern said. “Sometimes things don’t work out exactly right.” Above

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