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English Reading Practice – No Slavery
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Liam is ten years
. He studies at Avalon
School. He is
popular and has good friends.
the girls are nice to him, and the teachers are not
There is one thing
that really makes his life miserable. The school
. His name is Grant and he is big and
. He learns at the same class as Liam
, but he is two years
than everyone else.
Grant the bully
makes Liam and other kids do his homework. He takes their
. He even forces them to do
things in front of teachers. They
feel like his slaves because they must do what he tells them. They do not have any
afraid of Grant. No one has the
to do something about it,
even the teachers. They
that they do not notice!
One day, after
his lunch and all of his pocket money, Liam decides he
go on like this. He takes some
classes. This makes him a
of classes is not much, but it is better
time Grant the bully shows up and
Liam's bag, Liam stays
. He takes his own bag
. The minute Grant sends his fist
, Liam jumps to the left and
Grant in the legs.
. The kids around begin
. Liam smiles for a
second when a hard elbow hits him
falls down on the ground and Grant jumps on top of him. They continue to hit
other and fight.
the end, Grant wins. Liam is left lying on the
, bruised and bleeding. He is not
hurt, but he is disappointed. He wanted to be
from Grant, and it seems that he
The next day Liam
the school with many bruises and
swelling. He has his bag, but he knows that not
Grant the bully will come and take it away.
he notices Grant. His body is
bruised too. Grant has one look at Liam and then looks
. Liam is surprised. He
not expect this.
The next day the same thing
. Grant continues to bully other kids, but he does not
enough, he does not mess with
talking to Liam, too.
Liam is happy
. He is no longer Grant's
. He has his freedom.
, he has more friends than ever. That is
every kid who does not want Grant to bully him stays