• “Where are we now?” Simon asks, pulling a leaf out of his hair. “At least it’s warm!” Another Imagination Tree sits in the center of a medium-sized park, with a fountain, a hot dog stand, and a paved path full of people of all ages, some of whom are on roller blades. Long tables with old books and crafts for read more

  • “Could I challenge that guy to a chess match before we go?” Jamal asks Mr. C. “I’ve been studying my opening moves.” “And I wouldn’t mind checking out the books for sale,” Gabby says. “Me, too,” Chelsea says, eyeing a stack of comics. “And I wouldn’t mind one of those water dogs,” Cooper says. “All this time traveling makes a read more

  • Chelsea and the others look surprised. They haven’t seen him confront anyone like this before. But Mr. C definitely doesn’t like people getting taken advantage of. “No, it ain’t,” the guy says, plucking the bills from the newly-married couple’s outstretched hands. “I’m here every Monday, making an honest living like anyone else.” The crowd surges forward as the guy calls read more

  • “What’s he looking at?” Chelsea asks. She turns to Mr. C for an answer, but his face has gone pale. All of a sudden she knows the truth. They’re still back in time! Her eyes go wide. “The twin towers are still here, aren’t they?” The others gasp. Jamal sits down hard on the ground. Maya bursts into tears. Chelsea read more