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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 complete this Writers' Block story with other kids from across the country. Each day this week, read where the story is going and send in what you think should happen next. On Friday, send the story ending.

Parade Pandemonium

Connor loved going to the St. Patrick's Day parade. He went every year with his grandparents and his six cousins. That morning he awoke with excitement. After breakfast he climbed into the SUV with his family and they headed to the parade. As everyone watched the highschool marching band go by, Connor strained to see if his favorite balloon float was coming down the street. Seconds later he spotted it, the giant leprechaun float that took ten men to hold it. Suddenly something went terribly wrong...

Age 10
Scottsdale, AZ

The leprechaun was floating higher and higher. The men tried hard to hold the strings, but their feet lifted off the ground

Dominique R.
Age 8

It was up to Connor to save the day, so he called his six cousins and they tried to grab and hang on to the mens legs

Age 10

They tugged and tugged and everyone started to join in. It started to float back down gently. Now they could they could carry on the parade without any problems but

Age 12

all of the sudden everybone let go, except for Conner. He started floating up with the float ."Come back!" called his cousins

Age 9
Kansas City

POOF! Connor's favorite ballon popped! "Oh no!" cried Connor. They could not go on without the balloon. Connor stopped the parade and said, "You can use my balloon." They started the parade once again and he got rewarded. He got to be in the parade and dress up like a clover with the balloon tied around him. It was the best parade ever!

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