Maddy's Special Day Essay

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"Yay, party time!" Maddy yelled as she jumped out of the van onto the sidewalk. It was her 7th birthday and she was going to her grandma's for a family party."Do you know what Grandma is going to get me, Mom? Can you tell me? Please?" Maddy asked her mother."No, honey, Grandma wants it to be a surprise," replied her mother.As Maddy walked into her Grandma's house she noticed a big box wrapped in red, her favorite color."Wow Grandma!" What is it?" Maddy asked as her eyes lit with joy."Why don't you open it and find out," her Grandma said. Maddy ripped off the wrapping paper and then lifted the lid. She pulled out a big brown teddy bear. It was soft, cuddly, and had a red, silky ribbon tied around its neck."I love it Grandma! Maddy said as she took the bear in her arms and hugged it. "Thank you." Maddy then ran over to her Grandma and kissed her on the cheek."You're welcome, sweetie. I know how much you like bears," her Grandma told her."I love bears!" Maddy corrected her smiling. Her Grandma smiled and then walked into the kitchen to check on the cake in the oven."This cake looks delicious!" her Grandma yelled from the kitchen."I bet it will look even better with seven sparkling candles on it," Maddy's mother said as she smiled at Maddy. Maddy loved placing the candles on the cake. In fact, after presents, it was her favorite part of birthday parties."Are the cousins coming soon?" Maddy asked her Grandma as she walked into the kitchen holding her new bear."Yes," her Grandma said. "They are on their way down now." "Good", Maddy said. I can't wait to show Casey my new bear." Casey was Maddy's 8 year-old cousin.When her cousins arrived Maddy was so excited to open more presents she forgot about showing Casey her bear."Open mine first!" Casey shouted as she grabbed the bag out of her mom's hands."Wow", Maddy said. "Birthday Party Barbie!" Besides Birthday Party Barbie, Maddy received coloring books, a pair of pink sunglasses, play clothes for her bears, and bags of candy from her cousins."Well, that's it", her Grandma said. "Time for cake." "Yes!" Maddy shouted, throwing her presents aside as she ran to the table, jumping in the seat closest to the cake."Run up and wash your hands, Maddy," her mom said as she tried to gather everyone to the table. Maddy groaned. She rushed upstairs and washed her hands, but when she came back down she noticed Casey putting the candles on the cake. Maddy became angry. She ran over and pushed Casey away from the cake."It's my birthday! I put the candles on the cake!" Maddy shouted. Casey began to cry."Maddy," her mother shouted. "It may be your birthday, but that doesn't mean you can be mean to your cousins. You have to learn how to share! Now go up in Grandma's room and think about what you did," her mom added.Maddy grabbed her bear off her baby cousin, stamped upstairs, and threw herself on the bed."It's my birthday, not Casey's," she thought crying. Her eyes slowly began to blink and she became tired.All of a sudden,...

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