Bumbles in Time #4: The Quebec Catastrophe

Previous Story Synopsis: Felix is on a time-traveling field trip in ancient Guatemala when he meets a Mayan girl named Ixchel. Ixchel accidentally pushes Felix’s Emergency Evacuation button, but instead of going back to Felix’s school, they find themselves in Morocco in 1911. They escape from Berber warriors and push the Emergency Evacuation button again…

Bumbles in Time #3: The Malacca Meander

Previous Story Synopsis: Felix is on a time-traveling field trip in ancient Guatemala when he meets a Mayan girl named Ixchel. Ixchel accidentally pushes Felix’s Emergency Evacuation button, but instead of going back to Felix’s school, they find themselves in Morocco in 1911. There they are captured by Berber warriors and brought to their camp….

Bumbles in Time #2: The Berber Danger

Previous Story Synopsis: Felix is on a time-traveling field trip to the Mayan town of Ixkun in 790AD. He sees a girl dancing, who grabs him and wants to know how much he saw. She sees the armband that he is uses as a translator and starts looking at it. She accidentally hits the Emergency…

Bumbles in Time #1: The Mayan Girl

Bumbles in Time: The Mayan Girl Felix hated Thursdays because Thursdays were time-travel days. Every Thursday after lunch, the 4th graders at Rina Patel Elementary School walked to the locker rooms of the History Room and changed into their history clothes. The four students in Felix’s group lined up while their teacher, Mr. Summers, handed…

Christmas in the Dark

Merry Christmas, everyone, from the Green-Walled Treehouse, even if it is a few days late. Such is life in 2020. But, despite unusual circumstances, it is still Christmas and the meaning of Christmas remains the same. Christmas in the Dark It was never silent in the cave, but it was always night. Caleb lay in…

Pixela

Pixela Pixela lived with her mother and father in a castle at the top of a tall toog tree in the middle of the Mahika Forest. One day she was picking flowers near her home when she heard a loud noise. A group of monsters appeared with huge axes. Pixela was a little afraid, but…

Zoe and the World Outside

Zoe and the World Outside Zoe steps outside into air that prickles like icy pins on her skin. She’s wearing her new mask, a purple one with a platypus bill on the front. In the summer, wearing a mask was miserable but now it warms her face just like a scarf. She skips down the…

The Takeout Girl

The Takeout Girl “I think my teacher is a robot,” I told Nicole. I’ve actually never met Nicole, but she works at my favorite Chinese restaurant. I really like Chinese food so I’ve gotten to know Nicole pretty well. I can’t tell if she is Chinese or not. She doesn’t have an accent, but there…

Dinosaur Land

Dinosaur Land It was dinner time in Dinosaur Land. Trevor the Triceratops was happily eating his favorite food: broccoli. Of course, in Dinosaur Land, everything was huge, so the broccoli was ten feet high. Suddenly, there was a roar in the bushes. A huge T-Rex burst into the broccoli clearing, its sharp teeth dripping with…

Ralph Finds the Tree

Ralph Finds the Tree A small gray bird fluttered to a landing on the upper branches of the Tree. It was a monkeypod tree, but the bird did not know that. All he knew was that it was a place to rest in the shade after more than an hour of flying. The bird was…