Jennifer and Zaneed were best friends. They walked to school
togther. They took turns pushing each other on the swings. They
made mud pies and sand castles in the big sandbox.
And they had their own special joke that no one else knew about.
Jennifer loved her friend.
One day Jennifer's mother had some news for her. 〞Daddy and I
have found wonderful new jobs in another town,〞She said. 〞We
are all going to move soon. We'll live in a new house with a big
back yard.〞 〞Can Zaneed come too?〞 asked Jennifer. 〞No,〞
said her mother. 〞Zaneed will stay here with her family. But you'll
make new friends when we move.〞
Jennifer watched her mother and father pack things into boxes. She
even helped pack some of her toys.
Soon it was moving day. Jennifer sat on the porch and watched the
movers carry furniture out to the big van.
She felts sad. She didn't want to move away. She didn't want to say good-by to Zaneed.
Zaneed came running up the path. 〞Hi,〞she said. 〞Let's go
swing.〞 〞I don't want to,〞said Jennifer. 〞Then let's go make
mud pies,〞said Zaneed. 〞No,〞said Jennifer. 〞I don't feel like