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Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
Esther fidgeted in her chair as the seventh grade English teacher, Miss Foley, leaned forward with an authoritative air and cleared her throat. “Your son—”
“He’s disruptive, isn’t he? Either he talks out of turn or has his head in the clouds.”
“He does enjoy center stage,” said Miss Foley with a fond smile. “One of my classroom’s brightest stars.”
“You mean he’s not in trouble?”
“Oh my, no.”
“Then why did you ask me here?”
“To discuss his special talents, Mrs. Serling. Someday, I predict Roddy will be a great orator for he has so much to say.”