Caitlyn and her mother walked up to the front door. Caitlyn looked all around. There were other girls and boys everywhere! Caitlyn did not know any of them.
"Come on, Caitlyn," her mother said. "It's time for class."
Caitlyn was just a little bit afraid.
"Mom, I don't like this school. I don't know anyone. Can we please go back to Ireland? I liked my school there," she said.
"Now, Caitlyn," her mother said, "you know we are living here now. We will go back to Ireland to visit. This is our home, though."
Caitlyn and her mother walked into the office. Caitlyn held her mother's hand very tightly.
"Good morning," someone said. "May I help you?"
Caitlyn looked up. There was the biggest man she had ever seen. Now she was really scared.
"Yes," her mother said. "I am Mrs. Nolan and this is my daughter, Caitlyn. She will be coming to school here."
"It is good to meet both of you. I am Mr. Middleton. I am the principal."
The man sat down in a chair.
"Well, Caitlyn," he said. "We are so happy to have you at our school. I bet you miss your old school, don't you?"Paragraphs 13 to 37:
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