Runaway Ralph Short Story

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In the story, Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary, a mouse named Ralph ran away from home on his shiny, red motorcycle expecting a great adventure. Ralph lives at Mountain View Inn, where he has to wait until the guests are all asleep to ride his beloved mouse sized motorcycle that he got from a guest who stayed at the inn. He is also tired of giving rides to his siblings and cousins, scrounging for crumbs, and being bossed around by his mom and Uncle Lester. He ran away, having fun zooming down the hill towards Happy Acres Camp where he came across a watch dog named Sam. He soon escaped from Sam through his legs, ran into a gopher hole, where the gopher chased him out. He was terrified when he ran into a family of cats, but managed

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