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Writers' Block
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Writer's Block
Story Image Help write this Writers' Block story with other kids from across the country! Every day this week, come back to see where the story is going. Then send in what you think happens next! The story ends on Friday.


Thanksgiving was always a zoo at Ellie's house. With 13 cousins, many aunts and uncles, and Ellie's parents and siblings, there was hardly room for everyone at the table. Ellie's grandma was a great cook, and she made the best turkey. On Thanksgiving morning, Grandma got up at 4 a.m. to put the turkey in the oven. But when she went to check on it many hours later ...

Age 8

it had vanished. Ellie's grandma went back to bed. Ellie's grandma did not close the oven door properly. The turkey rolled out of the oven. It was so hot that it burned through the floor and landed in the basement. A robber snuck in the basement window and the turkey panicked. He ran around and around the robber until the robber got dizzy! The robber tried to grab the turkey, but the turkey was slippery from the liquid that grandma seasoned him with. Then

Age 11

the turkey had a bright idea. He rubbed his slippery back all over the robber's feet. That way when the robber tried to grab the turkey, he would slip and fall in the process. Then the robber

Age 7

picked up the turkey and tried to run with it. He slipped and fell forward and the turkey flew out of his hands and back into the oven. Just then the grandma woke up and

Age 7

opened the warm oven and the turkey was there! She got the yummy turkey and put it on a plate. After that, Grandma called everybody and they had an excellent Thanksgiving. Until

Age 10
United States

the turkey got up and ran away and screamed "Aaaaaaaaaahhh, don't eat me!" Ellie and her family decided to let the turkey run away, and they just had side dishes for Thanksgiving.

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