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    Penelope Crumb Follows Her Nose – Shawn K Stout

    “Miss Stunkel’s art class is my All-Time Favourite. Don’t get me wrong, the rest of the school is all right, I guess. But for me, drawing is like wiggling my toes in the ocean. It just feels good.  I take out my No. 2 Hard drawing pencil from my red metal toolbox and carefully study my best friend Patsy’s face.”  Penelope Crumb is just a normal girl. However before you read her story you should know that her brother is an alien, her mum draws creepy inside body parts and she has her grandfathers huge nose. This isn’t apparent to Penelope until her best friend Patsy Cline draws the huge…

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    Colin Fischer – Ashley Edward Miller & Zack Stentz

    “In the open ocean, fish often swim together in schools. This is typically a strategy to find food or evade predators. But in the waters off the Galapagos Islands there is a school of fish like no other in the world… Thousands of hammerhead sharks congregate and swim in intricate patterns, the only species of shark to exhibit schooling behaviour. Scientists still don’t know why.” Colin Fischer is a detective. His Asperger’s Syndrome is part of the reason for his love of facts, and his dislike of being touched. He hates the colour blue and has only just grasped the idea of rhetorical questions. Colin’s room is a shrine to…