There's No Free Lunch (except for this book) by Ethelle Gladden
Approx. 1,420 words.
Published on June 19, 2013.
Bobby repented swiping the pack of gum with each five steps he took to his father's one, on their way to the house. He prayed his mother was home to temper the situation. However, Bobby, his father and mother were in for a surprise ending with the resolution of this serious situation.