Billy and Emily are excited to ride the sparkling train. What will they see?
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Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:52
A Train Ride Excerpt:
The doors slid open with a whoosh. Emily and Billy stepped aboard the sparkling train. Their heads turned as they took note of every little detail. Emily had already pointed out the dark blue solar paint on the train twinkling like the stars in the night sky. Billy smiled at his little sister and asked. “Where should we sit?”
“How about right here!” She said, enthusiastically pointing to a seat about halfway through the train. Then she bowed and motioned for her brother to sit by the window.
“Thanks Emily, but you’re shorter than me. So, if you sit by the window, both of us will be able to see.” Billy said.
“OK!” Emily said and slid into her spot. Their parents smiled knowingly at each other and sat down in the seat behind them. Then the train slowly began to roll forward. “We’re moving!” Emily exclaimed.
“Look! We’re going up to the elevated tracks!” Billy said.
“I’m so excited! I better take some deep dragon breaths!” Emily said.
“Me too!” Billy said, and with that they both took a deep breath in and out. “How are you?” Billy asked his little sister. She squealed with excitement “I need another dragon breath!”
“OK, me too!” Billy said through a gigantic smile, and they both took a deep breath in and out.
There was a giggle from their parents as Emily asked her brother “Are you ready now?”
“Let’s take one more deep dragon breath.” He suggested, and they did.
“That’s better.” Emily said still smiling widely. “Oh! Look outside! The forest is beautiful!” It was. The needles on the fir trees fluttered as the train passed. Emily could see sunshine streaming through the branches of the trees decorating the ground like a lace tablecloth.
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