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Ready for Tomorrow

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 16



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Phenomenal Future Stories

Story Summary

In a distant future, when pets have been eradicated and smog keeps people in most days, young Becca is struggling with her school project a, cuddly robotic pet. When she hears a scratch at the window, she finds, to her surprise, a live kitten. Bringing the kitten to school as her science project, she makes a deal with her nervous, pill-popping teacher. The teacher keeps the kitten for one week and if she still need tranquilizers, Becca will let the cat be exterminated. Everyone loves a kitten...