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Reading--Moonwalk

Moonwalk
Moonwalk
Vocabulary
loomed         appeared dimly or vaguely as a large, threatening shape
 
rille               a long, narrow valley on the surface of the moon
 
runt               animal, person, ofr plant that is smaller than the usual size. If used about a person, runt is sometimes considered offensive.
 
staggered    moved or walked unsteadily; weary
 
summoning  stirring to action; rousing
 
taunted        jeered at; mocked; reproached
 
trench          any ditch; deep furrow
 
trudged       walked wearily or with effort

Summary

While daring each other to jump over rilles, or narrow valleys on the Moon, Gerry and Vern get into trouble. Vern falls and hurts his knee while also knocking his battery, which gives him air to breathe in his spacesuit, loose. Luckily, the boys are able to get to a nearby shelter wehre Vern is out of danger.

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