Jack is moping about the house, waiting for a letter that will tell him whether he won the drawing contest. When he finally hears someone opening the mailbox, he rushes outside so fast that he doesn't even notice what a windy day it is. All he know is that he has not heard from the contest. the only thing in the mailbox is a letter from his aunt in Morocco. Jack strolls through town, brooding about his bad luck and paying no attention to anything around him. But a lot is going on. Jack won't know until later what a strange day it has been.
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Indeed, quite unconsciously, the boy stops a runaway baby carriage, blocks a soccer ball headed for the window of a patient in traction, catches a bird’s egg (dislodged by the postman’s efforts to unsnag letter from tree) and saves a dog thrown from a crashed bike.| Read Full Review of A Strange Day