What did you get for Christmas?Just What I Asked ForThats Nice
At home after dinner Jem ask's about Uncle Jack's Cat
The Fight Outside
Jem and I viewed Christmas with mixed feelings.
“What’d you get for Christmas?” I asked politely. “Just what I asked for, ” he said. Francis had requested a pair of knee-pants, a red leather booksack, five shirts and an untied bow tie. “That’s nice, ” I lied.
He jumped into the yard and kept his distance, kicking tufts of grass, turning around occasionally to smile at me. Jem appeared on the porch, looked at us, and went away. Francis climbed the mimosa tree, came down,