the mother who saved the mothers from the black bear – a story by Nita, age 9

The Mother who Saved the Mothers from the Black Bear

By Nita Luton (Collins), age 9 or 10
A story I wrote for my mother on Mother’s Day, 1970-71 (or thereabouts.)

One day Jane was in school sitting in her desk waiting egrley for the surprise Mis Cod had promesed them the day before. So now Jane and the rest of the clas were waiting for Mis Cod to tell them.

Finally Mrs. Cod came into the room. As usual Mis Cod had them sing good morning. After they had finished singing good morning, Mis Cod told them the surprise. Now was the time Jane had been waiting for.

Now Mis Cod began, “now Sunday is mothers Day so we are going to have a mothers day play. It will be called, Mother I Love You. It will be a story on mothers. Now Bob you will be the bear. Sue you will be one of the mothers. Sally, Misty, Karen, and Colleen will be mothers and Jane will be the mother who saves the mothers and their babies from the black bear.  Bob, Joe, Jim and Mike and Terri (a boy), will be the animals who lead Jane to the mothers.

[next week: play begins]

Jane was surprised when she did her lines right.  Now the play was over. Everyone was talking at once. After everyone quited down, Janes mother said “O, what a wonderful mothers day,” she said, almost crying.

The End

Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! ♥

grade 4 pointer

About Nita

I retired early and moved to a new community. I blog about my adventures as I explore a new lifestyle. I write about quilting, knitting and needlework, about learning to sew my own garments, adventures in the kitchen and in the garden, dancing, hiking, yoga...life is my playground!
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2 Responses to the mother who saved the mothers from the black bear – a story by Nita, age 9

  1. Steve Wagner says:

    Very happy to see my old schoolmate doing well and enjoying life. Great classroom pic from James Sales! I rcgnize everyone in that pic including Mark Strickland and myself on each side of you. Cheers to you Juanita!

  2. dezertsuz says:

    How great that you still have it. Mothers are the best about saving things, aren’t they? And a picture, too! Thank you for sharing your story – a budding writer then.

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