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Hailstone Bugs

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 20
Categories: Fantasy, Friendship

Author

Paul
Jennings

Appeared in

Tongue-Tied!

Story Summary

When Troy picks up a hailstone and stares at it, the hailstone stares back! A bug trapped in a hailstone, or so Troy thinks until the hailstone melts to reveal a living, beautiful insect with a curiously human head. A strange encounter, and an act of kindness set Troy up with the most unusual act at the school talent show.