<p class="center"><strong>Who will win?</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>Well, that depends on if they’re…</strong></p> <p><strong>in the ocean…</strong></p> <p><strong>or on railroad tracks.</strong></p> <p><strong>If they’re on a seesaw…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or in hot-air</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>balloons.</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>Roasting</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>marshmallows…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>eating pies…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or having a</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>burping contest.</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>It depends on whether</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>they’re bowling…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>shooting baskets…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or going off</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>the high-dive.</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>Running lemonade stands…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>trick-or-treating…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or giving rides at a carnival.</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>It can depend on who</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>gets to pick first…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>who names</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>the game…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>and who deals</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>the cards.</strong></p> <br /> <p class="center"><strong>But who wins</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>if they’re…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>playing hide-and-seek…</strong></p> <br /> <p class="center"><strong>or trying not</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>to get shushed?</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>Performing in a piano recital…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or playing <em>Extreme</em></strong></p> <p class="center"><strong><em>Zombie-Squirrel Motocross</em>?</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>Exploring distant galaxies…</strong></p> <p><strong>or sword fighting</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>on a tightrope…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>or…</strong></p> <p class="center"><strong>End of the line.</strong></p> <BR><BR><i>Continues...</i> <!-- copyright notice --> <br></pre> <blockquote><hr noshade size='1'><font size='-2'> Excerpted from <b>Shark vs. Train</b> by <b>Barton, Chris</b> Copyright © 2010 by Barton, Chris. Excerpted by permission.<br> All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.<br>Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.