Watching his neighbors
Painting the trees
Taking pictures of birds
He threw her doll into the water.
She wanted him to rescue the baby bird.
He wanted to catch the goldfish.
She thought he could swim.
The vicar's wife
To hide his raw, bleeding hands
To protect himself from paint
To not leave fingerprints anywhere
So he wouldn't have to touch the cat
He recorded what he saw in the neighborhood.
He kept a diary of his feelings and plans for the future.
He recorded all the instances of bullying he saw Jake do.
He kept a list of the ideas he had for future novels.
She was collecting memorial cards from the graves.
She went to talk to her dead father's grave.
She liked to bring fresh flowers to the graves of little children.
She liked to draw the cherubs and angels that decorated the gravestones.
A figure of a lion on the wallpaper
The trophy he earned in football
A picture of his baby brother who had died
A Harry Potter poster
A child's sticky handprint on the car window
A piece of a blue blanket stuck under the car
A baby's crying coming from their house
A dirty diaper that fell out of the garbage bin
He drew it to copy Harry Potter.
An accident with a stick
A fall when he was ice skating