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Watch Out, World - Rosy Cole Is Going Green!

by Sheila Greenwald

Rosy's team comes up with some creative ideas for the Read School Fall Fair, whose mission is to sell "green-themed" products.

Write On, Rosy! A Young Author in Crisis

by Sheila Greenwald

Rosy doesn't know what she wants to be when she grows up. That is, until Dr. Gormley, the headmistress at Read School, announces a Young Writers Program, and Rosy is sure she's found her lifelong ambition. After all, her family says she has a talent for telling the truth: why not put it to use? When Rosy's teacher suggests that Rosy write about someone important in her life it suddenly becomes clear--she'll write about the most important person at Read: the headmistress herself! Determined to find out everything there is to know about Dr. Gormley, Rosy pursues her subject with typical zeal, uncovering evidence that the headmistress may be leading a secret life. Does Dr. Gormley have something to hide? Watch out, here comes R. Cole, Investigative Reporter, on the case!

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