1 An Exciting Event
Wait, Joe! Don’t forget your carrot sticks,” said the lunch lady.
Joe Hardy stopped. “Thanks,” he said, grabbing the carrots and dropping them on his tray.
He rushed to catch up in the cafeteria line. He was in such a hurry that he accidentally bumped into the kid in front of him.
“Hey, watch it!” the kid said.
A teacher named Ms. Prentice was standing nearby. She taught a different third-grade class from the one Joe was in.
“Is everything all right, boys?” she asked.
“Joe almost made me drop my...