Our story takes place in the backyard in the year 1920. Marie is standing up close and Mabel is behind her. Marie is happy because it is the first day that she can go to the beach. Marie is from New Jersey and she looks like Ms. Campbell. Mabel was inside with her mother when she heard a dog bark and went outside. Mabel and Marie met one day while they were hanging clothes to dry outside and they were very happy! Their families live close to one another. Marie is a librarian. Mabel is a student and goes to school every day. Marie is not at the library today because she is acting. She is also a student, like Mabel. Before the library opens, she goes in early to organize the books and put them on the shelves. Today, Marie hears the sound of children playing and the ocean breeze. She smells hotdogs from a beach picnic. After her walk, she wants to go to lunch.