Mrs. Ray took Meera by the hand. 'Come on', she said. 'Let's go make some friends.'
Some children were playing with blocks. Others were busy taking toys out of a box.
Mrs. Ray took Meera to another little girl sitting all by herself in a corner. She had big black eyes and two long pigtails.
'Meera, this is Meena', said Mrs. Ray. 'Her name sounds very much like yours. It is also her first day at school today. Maybe the two of you would like to be friends.'
Meera and Meena watched the other boys and girls for a while.
Meera's First Day in School...continued