The Funny Guy Author:Grace Allen Hogarth "What a way to spend a summer vacation - shelling peas with Auntie Chris!" — Helen had hoped for a bicycle. But Mother is in the hospital, and Dad needs every penny to pay the bills. — Helen is so lonely! Maybe that's why she does so many odd things. No wonder the other children call her "The Funny Guy." And the harder Hele... more »n tried to prove she's not a "funny guy," the more that hateful nickname sticks.
Then, one day, Helen gets into real trouble.
"I'll run away," she says, "and never, never come back!"« less