Tag: Age 10

The Shadow and Its Face

Shadow and Its Face

Written by Julia Van Lare, Age 10 Coronado, California
Illustrated by Lillian Ryan, Age 12, St. Louis, Missouri

As I touched the door handle a chilling feeling went up my spine, as if someone had blown softly on my neck. But for some odd reason, the eeriness intrigued me.

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A Yummy Heritage

A Yummy Heritage

Written by Krista McAllister, Age 12, Greeley, Colorado
Illustrated by Kai Fellner, Age 10, Winter Haven, Florida

This famous snack
Is known worldwide.
Dipped in oil, Salted, fried.

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My Cat Is Alive!

Written by Kayla McAllister, Age 10, Greeley, Colorado
Illustrated by Emma Blanks, Age 10, Clemmons, North Carolina

“Who’s in my house?” I asked, my voice trembling. I looked down and noticed my hands were shaking too.

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Written by Andrew Grier, Age 10, Mission Viejo, California
Illustrated by Taylor Rooke, Age 10, Redditch, Worcestershire, UK

Pencils are the gates to the soul,
Hopes and dreams thrive in this creation.

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A Single Drop of Moonlight

Written by Jada Green, Age 11, Naperville, Illinois
Illustrated by Zoe Storer, Age 10, Houghton, Michigan

A single drop of moonlight drifted
over the snow covered hill,
And landed with sheer silence on top of my windowsill.

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Old Leaf

Old Leaf

Written by Courtney Licata, Age 10, St. Louis, Missouri
Illustrated by Caroline Walters, Age 12, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Walking. Running. Jogging./ But sitting is when I see it.
Most people look past it./ But not me.

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Dog Breath (Book Review)

Written by Faizan Khalid, Age 10, Edwardsville, Pennsylvania

I recommend this book to the age group of 4 to 6 and to anyone who enjoys rooting for an underdog!

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Scout’s Big Adventure

Written by Makenzie Myers, Age 10, Windsor, Colorado
Illustrated by Maria Hansen, Age 13, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Jackson said he met the rabbits recently, and that these two rabbits were, in fact, both secret agents.

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Emily Windsnap and the Siren’s Secret (Book Review)

Written by Rylee Gavlick, Age 10, Kingston, Pennsylvania

Kessler’s books have quite a bit of suspense so they are grabbing and exciting.

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Out of My Mind (Book Review)

Out of My Mind

Written by Juan Martin Velez, Age 10, Houston, Texas

If you like books about kids overcoming big challenges … throw down other books and follow these three words: read this book.

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Year of the Rat (Book Review)

Year of the Rat

Written by Harry Varonides, Age 10, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

I can relate to this book because my family also came from a different country and my parents have told me similar stories.

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The Unforgiving Sea

Written by Sarah Nickolas, Age 10, South Windsor, Connecticut
Illustrated by Maria Hansen, Age 12, Idaho Falls, Idaho

Dark green and blue waves hitting against each other as a storm brews and darkness replaces

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It’s Peaceful in Winter

It's Peaceful in Winter

Written by Brianna Pavesi, Age 10, Harrison, New York
Illustrated by Cori Pitiger, Age 11, Purchase, New York

It’s peaceful in Winter, Down by the fire,
Drinking hot chocolate, Until I get tired.

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Book Review: Number the Stars

Number the Stars

Written by Alison Jue, Age 10, Phoenix, Arizona

If you are looking for a good book about history in the 1940s, then Number the Stars is for you!

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The Statue

The Statue

Written by Jessica M. Gardiner, Age 8, Michigan
Illustrated by Matthew McLoughlin, Age 10, Irvington, New York

I was staring. At that one house, the one with that statue just staring at me. Why me?

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Flashlight Eyes

Flashlight Eyes

Written by Elizabeth Weal, Age 12, Atlanta, Georgia
Illustrated by Mallory Dixon, Age 10, Mountain Top, Pennsylvania

I noticed a pair of flashlight eyes free to run away and roam.

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