Who Is the True Book-Stealer

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Early in the morning right at 6:30 Astha arrived. The whole campus was very quiet. There wasn’t a single person in the entire school except Astha, and she thought it was the right time. Astha sprinted to the library with a huge but an empty bag. She peeped inside the Library and right their Ms. Ann came. She asked what was I doing in school that early? I replied back in a very confident and assured way. I started with “Good morning Ms. Ann. how are you?” She said “I am fine, Astha” while opening the Library door with her key. They both entered the Library. She asked Astha if she could stay here in the library while she went to the rest room. Astha thought this was the chance. She ran to the nearest books and slipped about two shelves into her bag. She was overjoyed as she moved towards the exit door, but suddenly Ms. Ann enters and looks at her in surprise. Astha smiles at Ms. Ann and acts as if she wanted to check out some books and politely says “Goodbye Ms. Ann”. Astha escapes away with ease. For a second she thinks that she was caught but fortunately, she wasn’t.
Time flies, as it was 7:45 am; almost time for the first block. Astha decided to keep the huge bag in her locker but it wouldn’t fit, so she had to carry it with her all the time. The bag sort of looked weird as Astha carried it all around the campus, and also exhausted her because of its weight. However, the first block began. Astha was sitting next to her best friend Zara. Zara noticed the large bag she was carrying and she asks Astha what was inside. Astha stayed quiet and pretended that she didn’t hear Zara and quietly continued her work. After the first block was over Zara again asked Astha what was inside and why was she carrying such a huge bag to school? A...

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...r Zara, pity, pity!
Now when the whole blame came on Zara, Astha literally faked that she had chicken pox and had a leave from school for almost a month. Astha had been collecting all these books from a very long time. She had worked very hard on collecting the books. Her whole aim with these books was to beat the Guinness world’s record of the tallest book tower ever made! Yes, she was serious about this. The next morning she saw the local neighborhood newspaper and, saw her picture on the very front page “ The real Book-Stealer revealed”. Probably Zara and her new friends told the papers about this. So, basically everyone finally got to know that the book stealer was not Zara but it was Astha. And, the school even got to know that nobody stole toilet paper (thank god), as it was just a rumor. Now Astha is never ever going back again to LCS. And, that’s for SURE!
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