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Mark Is Too Busy
By Kathleen W. Redman
1 "Mark, please help me carry these boxes," his brother said.
2 "No," Mark said. "I don't have time." Mark was playing in his room. He did not want to stop. He did not want to help his brother.
3 "Mark, please put these dishes away," his sister said.
4 "No," Mark said. "That's not any fun." Mark did not want to help his sister. He just wanted to play with his red truck.
5 "Mark, please read to me," his little sister said. She had a book about ducks. She liked to hear Mark read.
6 "No," Mark said. "It takes too long." Mark did not want to read to his sister. He just wanted to play with his cars.
7 "Mark, I am going to the store," his mother said. "Do you want to help me buy food?"
8 "No," Mark said. "It's too much trouble." Mark did not want to go with his mother. He just wanted to watch TV.
9 Mark went into the living room. He turned on the TV. Nothing happened. He pushed the button again. Nothing happened.
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