Ellery had been sick all week. She told me sadly, "I feel a little unconscious in my belly."
When she returned to school after missing a whole week, Ellery was very excited to see everyone and to have everyone see her. It happened to be Valentines Day, however, and her classmates were all buzzing about what kind of valentines and party snacks they had brought.
Disappointed at their lack of interest in her, Ellery said tragically, "It's like I don't even exist!"