Young Samuel Nabors plays a game that only he enjoys. As in all games, winning is the goal. However, Sam’s success always becomes an inconvenience for his family, that is, until the game is played once too often. The boy does win, but he also loses. Read further to find out which game is played, and how it is possible that Sam wins and loses at the same time.
Ms. Pierce, now the author of several books, still maintains that the source of her inspiration is the youth. She feels that years of experience teaching at the elementary level has given her great insight as to what piques the interest of most children. As a result, she incorporates learning, the familiar, and fun in her writing to accomplish her objectives.