The Higher Power of Lucky Author:Susan Patron "Well," Lucky finally said, "what's the deal with the sign?" "Did you read it?" Lincoln asked. Lucky skirted around to the front of the sign, which was bolted to a metal post, and studied the words in large black capital letters against the orangy-yellow background: — SLOW CHILDREN AT PLAY — Lucky frowned. "So?" she asked. "That sign is about u... more »s," Lincoln said. "Where's the pen?". . .
Next to SLOW, he drew two neat perfect-size dots, one like a period and the other a little above it. Lucky knew it was a colon and it made the sign mean, "You must drive slow: There are children at play."
"Wow," she said. "That is . . . presidential."« less