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The Lorax A lt e rn at e E n d i n g

By: Jordan Deravian Grade 9 Applied Geography ISU Mr. Orlowsky’s class


Once-ler: You’re in charge of the last of the truffula seeds. And truffula trees are what everyone needs! Plant a new truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water, and feed it fresh air. Grow a forest. Protect it from axes that hack. Then the Lorax, and all of his friends may... come back.


Narrator: So the little boy went home in his pocket, the truffula seed. Ready to plant it, ready to proceed. Then out of nowhere his mother came out and said “Its late little boy! Go off to bed! Tomorrow is Rosh Hashanah and we will take our apples, and honey we will spread.�


Boy: “Ok mother, but tomorrow I will have something very important to do. I must plant the very last truffula seed, there is only one, not two. There was once a time with lots of truffula trees, you know it to be true. I will make that time come again, if it’s the last thing I do.”


Narrator: The next day the boy woke, read mother said to him, “No time now, the Ro did the last ritual of throwing bread crumb their sin. So they could let the fresh, new out from his pocket flew the truffula seed proceed, because without the seed, he cou


dy to do what must be done. But his osh Hashanah services have begun.� They bs from pockets into a lake, to get rid of year begin. But little did the boy know, d. Now the little boy did not know how to uldn’t plant the truffula tree.


Narrator: Then the lake went dry, and everyone died from dehydration. A century went by, but from their death came a new creation. There were truffula trees! As high as can see! There were thousands! Finally the trees were free!


Narrator: For years and years after, the truffula trees grew. Then people from new lands came in search of the trees, they didn’t want mahogany, maple or yew. They wanted the truffula trees they wanted them all! There was no one to help, nobody to call!


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Boy: My name is Sam. Sam I am. I am the only one who wants to save the trees. Who wants them not to be cut down, and shipped off on a tram!


Narrator: Well, that is the story of the truffula trees. But wait Sam, I have but one last seed. More truffula trees are what everyone needs! Plant a new truffula. Treat it with care. Give it clean water, and feed it fresh air. Grow a forest. Protect it from tree laser cutters. Then the lorax and all of his friends may come back, the kids, fathers, and mothers.


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END - Jordan Dreavian started writing fiction books when he was fourteen for his favourite teacher, Mr. Orlowsky - Deravian is also the author of the best selling novel, Twilight - Rolling Stones says “Amazing new ending! I couldn’t put the book down!”


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