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Writers' Block
Help us finish a story by adding your own ideas. It's simple. Each month, we'll begin a new story.

Writer's Block
Story Image Help write this Writers' Block story with other kids from across the country. Each day this week, read the story so far and send in what you think should happen next. On Friday, send the ending paragraph.

School Bus Bust

Danielle was having a regular morning: She woke up for school, got ready, and ate breakfast. She got out to her bus stop at her usual time and waited. And waited ... and waited. After 20 minutes, Danielle got nervous she'd missed her bus, even though she hadn't been late. Then ...

Age 9

she went back home to find the weirdest thing. The school bus was on top of her house! There was a large board leading up to the roof. She ran to the door of the house, up the stairs, on the roof and finally, panting, she looked into the bus to find

Age 8

a bunch of aliens! Everybody had left her house so she didn't know what to do. Danielle got on the bus hoping she could tell the aliens what happened. she got on the bus and started to speak when her feet started to lift off the ground. Outside of the bus she saw stars! They were in space! What, how, huh what was happening

Age 12

An apocalypse! The aliens were going to vaporize Earth with a melted cheese ray (which makes no sense)! "We are ready to destroy Earth to see the planet Venus," said the Martian. "Wait!" yelled Danielle."Can't you just move your own planet?" "Well, we thought about it and decided this was cheaper." All Danielle could do was sigh. Suddenly

Age 12

the melted cheese ray fell on the floor out of the head alien's pocket. "Noooo! Someone get that melted cheese ray!" the head alien screamed. But Danielle had already gotten the melted cheese ray and she managed to disassemble it so it was unusable. The aliens were so upset that they dropped Danielle off at school and disappeared forever.

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