“Natalie, honey, I have a little cold. That‟s all, sweet pea.
“Moose, can you get her up?”
No, Moose!American Leaf-Nosed Bat, page 48
“American Laugh-Nosed Beet, page 3,000"
"Step by step, page by page, I get her off the boat. Now my dad has the brown suitcase, my mom is smiling and Natalie is next to me. She finds my hand. She grips my fingers together so hard, it hurts."
I feel sick to my stomach. I want to pull my hand away, but I don‟t. I keep walking. Good Moose. Obedient Moose. I always do what I‟m supposed to do."