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The Fastest Gun Alive

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 8
Categories: Humor, Teachers


David Henry

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 8, Num 3, Nov 1980

Story Summary

Young Melvin Woolaway dreams he is Big Mel, the fastest gun alive, and that he has challenged his teacher to a showdown for punishing him unfairly. The next day he turns his dream into a writing assignment and to everyone's amazement even the offending teacher laughs until he has tears in his eyes.