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Agasan's New Friend

Agasan woke with a yawn. Today was special. Agasan was going to meet a new girl at school.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile in his bedroom, morning light, excited mood.

He had a hearty breakfast and dressed in his favorite blue shirt and clean pants.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile at breakfast table, eating, wearing blue.

His Mom said, 'Be kind, be yourself, and you'll make a friend.' Agasan nodded.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile's mom giving advice, kitchen setting.

Walking to school, Agasan felt butterflies fluttering in his tummy. It was a mix of nerves and excitement.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile is walking to school, a bit nervous.

In class, the teacher said, 'Class, this is Maya. She's new. Say hi!'

Introduction to New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile, classroom setting.

Agasan shyly waved at Maya. She waved back with a bright smile that made him feel at ease.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile and New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile waving at each other, first interaction.

During lunch, Agasan found Maya sitting alone. He took a deep breath and walked over.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile approaching New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile at lunch, school cafeteria.

He asked, 'Can I sit with you?' Maya beamed and nodded, 'Yes, please!'

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile asking to sit, New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile responding happily.

They shared stories. Maya loved books and climbing trees. Agasan liked those too!

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile and New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile talking about hobbies, lunchtime bonding.

When the day ended, Maya said, 'Thanks for being my friend, Agasan.'

New girl, long brown hair, green eyes, warm smile thanking Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile, school's end of day.

Agasan felt proud. Making a new friend wasn't as scary as he thought.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile feeling proud, reflecting on his day.

He ran home to tell his Mom about Maya and how they were going to climb trees together.

Young boy, short black hair, brown eyes, bright smile excited, telling his mom about the day.

Reflection Questions

  • How might Agasan have felt meeting Maya for the first time?
  • What does Agasan's gesture of sitting with Maya at lunch tell us about him?
  • Why do you think Maya thanked Agasan, and how do you think that made him feel?

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