By Kelly Jones
When Uncle Jim died, he left it to them.
Sophie's dad had always wanted to live on a farm.
Sophie's mom grew up on a farm and loved it.
Sophie's mom had lost her writing job.
From the beginning poultry course she found in the file cabinet.
From online tutorials she searched out on the internet.
From books she got at the local public library.
From her mother who knew everything about it.
A glass egg.
A wooden egg.
A pink egg.
A duck egg.
One of Uncle Jim's chickens turned the raccoon into stone.
It was caught and drowned in a stream.
It was trapped and released in another part of the county.
Nothing; it got away with the rooster meat.
Steal Uncle Jim's unusual chickens.
Help Sophie's dad find a new job.
Help Sophie take good care of her chickens.
Force Sophie and her parents to leave town.
Ms. Griegson was the leader.
The club did not want chicken owners in the group.
All the kids were raising prize sheep not chickens.
Sophie didn't have the money needed to pay the membership fees.
Take back the three hens she had stolen.
See how she took care of her chickens.
Warn her not to come and steal the rest of the chickens.
Help her set up for the poultry show.
She should take them to the poultry show.
She should register them with Agnes.
She should take pictures of each of the chickens with her.
She should take them back to her farm and lock them up.
Agnes was dead and the Speckled Sussex were typing her messages.
Agnes had moved away and not left a forwarding address.
Agnes was in a nursing home recovering from surgery.
There was never anyone with the name of Agnes.
Agnes had told her not to give away Uncle Jim's chickens.
She could have the chickens because her family was moving back to the city.
They were killer chickens and could be dangerous.
She was planning to raise a whole yard full of special chickens.
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