85. A Birthday Dress

It was Ellen’s 12th birthday. Ellen was 12 old. Her mom took her shopping. They went at the mall. “You can pick out a . You can pick out a pretty dress,” Mom . “I will pick out a pretty, blue dress,” said. They went into JC Penney. JC Penney lots of dresses. Ellen saw a blue dress she liked. “I like that dress, Mom,” she . She took the dress into the dressing room. put on the dress. It fit her well. walked out of the dressing room. “The dress you well,” said Mom. “Can I have it?” asked. “Of course you can have it, dear. ’s your birthday present,” said Mom. “But it’s not sale,” said Ellen. “We always buy everything on .” “It’s your birthday, dear. On your birthday, we pay full price,” said Mom.