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The Case of the Missing Glass Easter Egg

The Case of the Missing Glass Easter Egg

Written by Ciaravic Lalo, Age 10, Wharton, New Jersey
Illustrated by Alexandra Palmer, Age 12, Endwell, New York

“Lucy, look at this,” Jenny said. “It’s a letter from the governor. He wrote a letter explaining that a glass Easter egg is missing.”

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Written by Rebecca Trouern-Trend, Age 10, Marlborough, Connecticut
Illustrated by Jack Shapiro, Age 11, Harrison, New York

Fly, Fly Pumpkin Pie,
All the way to Mexico!

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Beach Imagery Poem

Beach Imagery Poem

Written by Jennifer Hepp, Age 10, Novi, Michigan
Illustrated by Maya Gouw, Age 11, South Setauket, New York

I hear the buzz of laughter coming from little kids / When they play in the sand building giant sand castles

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Oatman, Arizona

Oatman, Arizona

Written and Illustrated by Hunter Alexandra Williams, Age 10, Princeton, Kansas

…back in the old days when there were a lot of gold mines, the mines around Oatman ran out of gold.

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Canoe Days

Canoe Days

Written by Isabel Wolfer, Age 10, Aspen, Colorado
Illustrated by Claire Shihadeh, Age 9, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

In Minnesota in a small town called Bamidgi there is a lake. It’s my favorite lake. I call it Lake Verana.

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My Fear of Swimming

My Fear of Swimming

Written by Patrick Oshakuade, Age 11, Benton, Kansas
Illustrated by Hannah Schmitt, Age 10, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Many people love to play in soothing, clear blue water, but some people think it is mighty terrifying.

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A Day at the Beach

A Day at the Beach

Written by Jennifer Hepp, Age 10, Novi, Michigan
Illustrated by Aditi Laddha, Age 11, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

“It’s a fantastic day for boogie boarding,” I thought to myself. “I’ll be riding the waves like there’s no tomorrow!”

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Coral Reef

Coral Reef

Written and Illustrated by Richard Graham, Age 10, Phoenix, Arizona

The squid shoots out a thick black ink
That covers the coral that is bright pink.

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Vini the Wondrous Genie

Vini the Wondrous Genie

Written by Molly Perlman, Age 10, Belgium
Illustrated by Anastasia Hayes, Age 12, Staten Island, New York

He was feared, he was sneered
Because of his ugly beard.

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Fairies of the Stars

Fairies of the Stars

Written by Dagny Aasgaard, Age 10, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Illustrated by Alexandra Palmer, Age 12, Endwell, New York

If we sneaked in, the Princess would think we were robbers, and would tell the King and he would let out his horrible watch dogs and let them eat us.

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The Problem in Meowica

The Problem in Meowica

Written by Clarie Moran, Age 9, Iola, Kansas
Illustrated by Eilish O’Brien, Age 10, Gore, Southland, New Zealand

One morning in a far away kingdom of Meowica, something dreadful was going on!

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At the Magical Fountain

Written by Tatiana Soto, Age 11, Raleigh, North Carolina
Illustrated by Hannah Schmitt, Age 10, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

I touch it, and the green, mossy, algae makes it feel slimy
And it also makes it feel hard and grimy.

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The Sisters Grimm, Book One: The Fairy-Tale Detectives (Book Review)

The Sisters Grimm The Fairy Tale Dectectives

Written and Illustrated by Amber Michelle Reicks, Age 10, Phoenix, Arizona

I really enjoyed reading this fairy tale/ mystery book. It is the first book in a series of four, and I can’t wait to continue reading about the “Grimm Sisters.”

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The Wolf

Written and Illustrated by Eilish O’Brien, Age 10, Gore, Southland, New Zealand

Four faded footsteps, in the dark.
Two clouded eyes, a single bark.

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Macaw

Macaw

Written by Jared Gaynes, Age 10, Harrison, New York
Illustrated by Emily Thompson, Age 9, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

I’m a macaw with one sharp jaw.
It can crack a nut with one quick gnaw.

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Seasons

Written by Amy Morrisett, Age 10, Lexington, Massachusetts
Illustrated by Annie Klopstock, Age 8, Walnut Creek, California (Autumn and Winter) and Sophia Rosen, Age 9, Martinez, California (Spring) and Lissie Chin, Age 8, Pleasant Hill, California (Summer)

The falling of a colorful, crisp leaf announces the beginning of autumn.

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