"Mine first!" Lily shouted, half laughing.
"You guys need to decide together, Lily. Talk it over with Madeline, " I said.
"Lily's first," Madeline declared.
"Really? Why?" Lily asked. (I imagine her eyes squinted with suspicion...)
"Because I LOOOOOOVE Lily sooooooo much!" Madeline said with glee.
"No, Madeline, your book first, because I LOOOOOOOOVE Madeline, SOOOOOOO MUCH!" Lily shouted in suit.
I had to write this story in here so that in about 10 years, when puberty has struck our house, I can prove to the girls that at one time in their lives, they really did get along. And actually love each other.