By Elizabeth Daly
The Clayborn extended family has been ready 25 years to divvy up Grandmama's fortune, locked up through her will, and to open a small room within the Clayborn mansion. the next day The Room is to be opened, and the Clayborns can't wait to get their palms at the outdated lady's reportedly invaluable button assortment. Harriet Clayborn, who doesn't fairly belief her relatives, asks Henry Gammadge to witness the outlet of The Room, to ensure there's no humorous enterprise. Gammadge concurs, and it's a very good factor this masterful sleuth is available: the Room has been hiding anything grislier than buttons.
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Test your knowledge,” the girl at the Trivia booth said. “Great prizes here. ” the boy at the Beanbag Toss shouted. Eric stood on one of the schoolyard benches. He looked at the children standing near the many booths. ” Cam and Eric walked to the bicycle racks. There was a long line of bicycles, all locked up. They found Donna’s and Diane’s bicycles. But the two girls weren’t there. “Look,” Cam said and pointed to a red-and-blue bicycle. “This one isn’t locked. That’s probably what happened last year.
Donna asked. “We’re studying the game,” Eric said. A tall, skinny girl threw a dime onto the cardboard. The dime bounced up and landed on the ground. A young girl sat on the ground. She dropped a dime onto the cardboard. The dime started to spin in the middle of a circle. Everyone near the booth watched as the dime spun slower and slower. Then it stopped with only half of the dime inside the circle. ” Eric whispered to Donna. ” An older boy came to the booth. He sat on the ground and gently tossed a dime.
Once Cam was in line, she said, “Click,” again and closed her eyes. Then she started counting. ” Diane whispered. “She’s looking at the picture of the jar she has in her head,” Eric explained. ” “It’s my turn,” Diane said. She gave the boy running the game a nickel. He gave her a card. Diane wrote her guess on the card. ” Donna and Eric guessed next. Then it was Cam’s turn. Her eyes were still closed. ” “Let’s go,” the boy running the booth told Cam. “Your memory won’t help you with this game. ” Cam opened her eyes.