Matt and Mandy

“Matt and Mandy,” Friend, May 2006, 13

Matt and Mandy

Matt and Mandy

Illustrated by Shauna Mooney Kawasaki

Mandy: You come to me with a sword and a spear and a shield.

Matt: But I’m going to knock your big ugly head off, Goliath!

Mandy: Oh no! That’s Mrs. Zeigler’s window!

Matt: Let’s get out of here!

Matt: No, that’s wrong. I’ve got to go tell her what I’ve done.

Mandy: We’ll both go. I was playing the game too.

Matt: Mrs. Zeigler, we were playing David and Goliath, and I broke your window.

Mandy: We both did.

Mrs. Zeigler: I know you did. And you were afraid of me. Your fear was as big as Goliath. But you stood up to that fear and told me the truth.

Mandy: We’ll pay for your window.

Mrs. Zeigler: Of course you will. I would expect no less from giant-slayers.