Siding the House by Michael Jasper
Approx. 4,750 words.
Published on February 24, 2011.
The often-silenced voices of the various members of a rural family speak out in this story set on a dead-end road in the country, as two white men come to work on their house.
"I love summer because I get to ride my bike and run races all day with my best friend Toshera from down the road and I can stay outside until Grandma yells me in for supper."