Tim had rushed home from school everyday since Grandpa telephoned last Sunday.  He told Tim the biggest birthday present ever had been mailed last week. . . . . . .Mr. Smith’s mail truck pulls to a stop. . .  “.   .  .  it’s  here!” Shouted Tim as he tore down the driveway . . . . Tim closed his bedroom door.   He didn’t want Mother to see him cry. . . .   This sure is the tiniest     present he ever got from Grandpa sniffles Tim.  What did Grandpa mean the biggest present ever?  Come and discover with Tim what Grandpa really meant.
The students and teachers commented on this story: It is a real story says one student.    Fun story to teach science facts says a fellow teacher.

Winnie, Joanne - HARDBACK - The Long Tradition