by Charlie, 826michigan
A very scientific retelling of why dinosaurs went extinct.
by Natalie, 826 Valencia
A recipe for how to create a legendary rapper.
by Lukas, 826 New Orleans
A student challenges the existence of Confederate monuments in New Orleans and builds the case for a monument to The Houma Nation instead.
by Mohamed F., 826 MSP
This poem uses descriptive language to leave the reader clues about the animal it is depicting.
by Keila S.O., 826michigan
An “I Am From” poem about growing up in Detroit.
by Fatima, 826michigan
A list poem about a beautiful room and a beautiful family in both English and Spanish.
by Kevin, 826LA
A letter from the author to the author on appreciating both the unconventional and conventional parts of oneself.
Armani, 826 New Orleans
A poem about the magic of bath time.
by Sherilyn, 826LA
A story about what to do when one witnesses bullying.
by Ciaran, 826NYC
A creative field guide to a Mourning Cloak butterfly who lives in New York City.
by Girod, 826 New Orleans
This celebratory poem uses similes to list all of the things the writer loves about themself.
by Alyssa, Kevin, Gustavo, Jocelyn, and Gabriel, 826LA
In science class, Victoria the Manticore makes fun of Carla the Witch for using magic, and a few bystanders step in to take a stand against bullying.
by Alfredo Enriquez-Aguilar, 826 Valencia
Have you ever wanted to care for a dragon? This poem teaches you how.
Raven, 826 New Orleans
You guessed it—an ode to cookies.
by Madhav, 826michigan
In this short epic, a pig and a snail pilot a NASA rocket and bring breaking news back to New York City.
by Angel Flores Vazquez, 826 Valencia
This poem illustrates the effectiveness of descriptive language.
by Luis Cornejo, age 9, 826 Valencia
A student recalls the first time they saw a ghost.
by Nana-Wadieh, 826NYC
This student writes about accepting people the way they are and putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.
by Johny, 826 LA
A riveting interview with Godzilla, Superman, and Dragonbolt—a cast of characters that will try to outdo one another before this TV special is up.
by Winta, 826DC
A concise but essential list of survival tips in the event of a sweet disaster.
by Felix E., 826 Valencia
A student's fear is conquered after a startling discovery.
by Yarely, 826michigan
A poem about grandma. English and Spanish versions included.
by Aanya K., Grade 3, 826 LA
In this set of diary entries, a student explores what makes a villain.
by Jekaya, 826 Boston
A student reflects on what it takes to stand up to bullies and speak up for others.
by Lina, 826 Valencia
A mischievous recipe calling for 3 tablespoons of candy, 10 gallons of not laughing, and 100 gallons of mother.
by K.M., 826DC
In this piece, a student describes the challenges of being a superhero and reflects on their power to shine.
by Faisa, age 9, 826 MSP
This poem writes from the perspective of a Prairie Shooting Star flower, detailing a day in its life.
by Ehmely, 826CHI
A crucial missive for anyone playing a high-stakes game of "Hide and Seek".
by Alex, 826michigan
Percy Jackson’s story retold—in a single tweet!
by Kayla, 826LA
This author reflects on an act of kindness to someone in need.
by Jude, 826michigan
A student describes life in the future, complete with 3-D pens and hologram television!
by Clara, 826 Valencia
A detailed design for a new school that students would love, complete with outdoor spaces for tennis and ice-skating!
by Sebastian, 826 Valencia
In this story, a student finds a surprise within a Takis bag and makes a wish for a dream school.
by Abdikabir, age 8, 826 MSP
This poem uses the 1st person point-of-view to show what life looks like for a timber rattlesnake.
by Alexa, 826michigan
A poem that tastes like pepperoni pizza.
by Yasmeen W, Grade 3, 826 Valencia
In this descriptive short story, a student overcomes their fear of turning on their video.
by Zoe Gomez, 826 New Orleans
Through a series of questions, this poem asks what if the world was different.
by Zaid Rodriguez, 826 Valencia
This story immerses the reader in sensory details to tell the tale of what lies behind a mysterious door.
by Charlotte Velasquez, age 8, 826 Valencia
A school’s spooky secret comes to light. Does a hair-cutting monster really exist?