GENRE: MG SECRET
Jack Willows’s last day of 5th grade at Seaside Elementary was exactly as embarrassing as his first, and for exactly the same reason - his great aunt Bernadette. She arrived on a bright red Vespa, with the world's ugliest dog riding shotgun in the sidecar. Bernie weaved between the SUVs and minivans containing normal parents in the pick-up lane, and tooted the scooter’s horn like a lunatic. As if Jack, or anyone else, could’ve missed her. Bernadette’s red helmet shone in the sun, and her long, silver hair flew in the wind like a frizzy scarf. She pulled to the curb clearly labeled Buses Only, and pushed her visor up.
“Woo hoo, Jack!” she called and waved. "I brought The Fonz!"
The salt-and-pepper pug wore a tiny motorcycle jacket that matched Bernie's own. His buggy eyes were silvered with cataracts, and his tongue bounced wildly in his wide mouth. Fonzie looked like a fat, little gargoyle.