I know she really likes music because she always takes me to recitals at Carnegie Hall. The music’s nice, but I really like the bucket of peppermints they have in the front. You can just help yourself. My grandma always takes one just in case she coughs in the middle of the performance, but I grab a whole bunch.
I need to think of something fast. It has to be really special and better than Jack’s gift.
Guess what? I know what to get my grandma. A birthday recital! Shhh. I don’t want Jack to know.
I told my piano teacher today. She thinks it’s a great idea. She said I should play the first movement of Beethoven’s Sonata No. 20 in G major because it’s an impressive piece for a nine-year-old. I agreed because Beethoven is Grandma’s favorite composer.
My teacher also said that I should come up with my own version of “Happy Birthday” because that will be extra special. Now how am I supposed to do that?
I better start practicing.
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