The Biggest Klutz in Fifth Grade Author:Bill Wallace Making the b et was probably the stupidest thing I ever did. But really, how much does a kid have to take? Neal MOffett had called me Fat Pat Berry, the Twinkletoes Fairy. one time too many. And when he started going on about what a klutz i was just because a flying tackle got me stuck under a chain linked fence...well, something snapped. So... more » when he bet me I couldn't get through the summer without getting stiches or breaking any bones, I took him on. Whoever lost had to kiss Kristine Pimpton (otherwise known as the Blimp) in front of the entire school on the first day of sixth grade.
Just the thought of having to pucker up for those pudgy lips is enough to make me want to spend the summer sitting still. But the rules say I have to keep playing football and basketball and riding bikes - all that dangerous stuff. And Neal is so desperate to win, I don't trust him for a minute. Boy, it is going to be a ling summer. Especially for a klutz like me.« less