By Sally Rippin
What do you do if you locate an angel with a damaged wing? There are just issues Jelly likes concerning the new condominium on Rosemary highway: the previous apricot tree and the creek over the again fence. One evening, Jelly and her cousins spot anything within the creek's darkish waters. firstly they suspect it is a poultry, however it isn't…it's a child angel with a damaged wing. They choose to hold it. yet Jelly quickly discovers that you just cannot simply take whatever from the place it belongs and count on that it will not be overlooked. Sally Rippin's Angel Creek is a ebook approximately being courageous and egocentric and difficult and scared. it is a booklet approximately an angel, approximately starting to be up. And in regards to the awesome issues that take place in the summertime sooner than highschool starts. 'Hideaways, rescues, damaged ideas, and a woman who needs to safeguard whatever fragile and important and out of this world…I enjoyed this book.' Martine Murray
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Don’t think I don’t know where you’ve been. ’ Jelly washed and changed into fresh clothes, then waited for Gino in her room. Her dad walked past and blew Jelly a kiss. ’ she asked. ’ He smiled. ’ But Jelly saw the sadness flicker over his face. Her stomach clenched into a fist. Was anyone telling them the truth? Jelly was desperate to see Nonna for herself. ’ At last Gino came out of the bathroom. Jelly beckoned him into her room. ’ she whispered. ’ ‘I tried to feed it some apricots but it wouldn’t let me near it so I left them on the rug.
It does need a bandaid. ’ Pik bared his teeth at Gino. Gino broke off a crust of bread and held it out to the angel but it only burrowed deeper into Jelly’s chest. ‘You scare it. ’ She broke off a tiny corner and held it under the angel’s nose. It sniffed, then a silvery tongue darted out and the bread was gone. ’ she said. But her smugness didn’t last long. The angel began to cough and gag, and spat the morsel of bread out onto her lap in a gooey trail of slime. ’ She resisted the urge to push the angel off her lap.
Jelly faced him. She knew it was a stupid dare but she couldn’t resist the opportunity to impress Gino. ‘All right. ’ Jelly strode towards the tunnel trying to hide her nerves. Even though she had seen the boys around the creek most days she had never been this close to them and had certainly never spoken to them. One of the boys was tall and lanky with a face like a pepperoni pizza. The other was short and stocky and looked like he hadn’t evolved much from his caveman ancestors. Both of them glared at Jelly as she entered the tunnel.