A Birthday Bike #shortstory

January 7 is Benny’s birthday. He will be eight years old. He is in the third grade. He goes to Park Elementary School. An elementary school is for kids. It is only one mile away. He walks to school. It only takes 20 minutes.

When it rains, he wears a raincoat. He used to take an umbrella. But he lost the umbrella. His mother gave him another umbrella. He broke that one. His mom said, “You and umbrellas don’t get along.” 

For his eighth birthday, Benny wants a bicycle. He can ride the bike to school. After school he can ride with his friends. He can ride the bike to the swimming pool. He can ride the bike to the library. His mom and dad took him to the bike store. 

They asked him to look at the bikes. He looked at all the bikes. He chose a red bike. He showed his parents. Dad said it cost too much. He told Benny to choose another bike. Benny chose a blue bike. Dad said the blue bike was the right price.

Sepeda Ulang Tahun

Tanggal 7 Januari adalah ulang tahun Benny. Dia akan berusia delapan tahun. Dia berada di kelas tiga. Dia bersekolah di Sekolah Dasar Park. Sekolah dasar itu untuk anak-anak. Hanya berjarak satu mil dari rumahnya. Dia berjalan kaki ke sekolah. Hanya butuh 20 menit.

Ketika hujan, dia mengenakan mantel hujan. Dia dulu membawa payung. Tapi dia kehilangan payungnya. Ibunya memberinya payung lain. Dia merusaknya. Ibunya bilang, "Kamu dan payung tidak cocok."

Untuk ulang tahun ke-8-nya, Benny ingin sepeda. Dia bisa naik sepeda ke sekolah. Setelah sekolah, dia bisa naik bersama teman-temannya. Dia bisa naik sepeda ke kolam renang. Dia bisa naik sepeda ke perpustakaan. Ibunya dan ayahnya membawanya ke toko sepeda.

Mereka memintanya untuk melihat sepeda-sepeda. Dia melihat semua sepeda. Dia memilih sepeda merah. Dia menunjukkannya kepada orangtuanya. Ayah bilang harganya terlalu mahal. Dia menyuruh Benny memilih sepeda lain. Benny memilih sepeda biru. Ayah bilang sepeda biru itu harganya pas.

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