WHAT IS TAKING SHELLY so long?” Echo asked. She swam back and forth, then peeked around the corner of her shell. If Shelly didn’t hurry, they would be late for school.
“Too bad I don’t have one of those gadgets humans use to talk to someone who’s far away,” Echo said.
People fascinated Echo. Ever since Shelly’s grandfather had told her about their machines that capture singing, Echo had wanted to see a human. She even wondered what it would be like to not
have a tail.
She did a huge backward flip and smiled. Having a tail did have some