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|edHelper's suggested reading level:||high interest, readability grade 4|
|Flesch-Kincaid grade level:||3.34|
By Beth Beutler
1 "I don't know what to think," Carissa said sadly to her best friend, Katie. "Darlene just won't talk to me. She walks by me like I'm invisible."
2 Katie put her hand on her friend's shoulder. "I'm so sorry. I know what good friends you've been for years."
3 "That's what makes this so hard," Carissa said. "We were like sisters."
4 "I know," Katie said. She didn't express the thought that she had often felt a twinge of jealousy seeing how close Carissa and Darlene were. She was tempted to be a little glad that Darlene was mad at Carissa since that had made Carissa turn to Katie. But Katie tried to have a sense of good will toward everyone as much as possible. So she fought those feelings and tried to help her friend instead.
5 "Can you think of anything you might have said recently that would have upset Darlene?"
6 Carissa stayed silent, seeming to pull out memories of their most recent conversations.
7 "The last time we talked, Darlene was complaining about her school project taking so much time. It was ironic, since she already had it mostly done, and I hadn't even started mine."
8 "Did you tease her about it maybe?" Katie said.
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