Tag: Age 12

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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Childhood Memory

Written by Hailey Bryant, Age 14 (2012)
Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
Illustrated by Ollanta Wascher, Age 12, Portsmouth, Virginia

I remember entering the archway into the house and looking around in awe.

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Blood Orange or Kumquat

Written and Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 12, Martinez, California

Blood orange or kumquat,
Which will it be?

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Umbrella Memories

Written by Sasha Zeidenberg, Age 12, Amherst, Massachusetts
Illustrated by Emma C., Age 9, Manhattan Beach, California

We would leap off the earthen shelf,
Frantically trying to open the parachute

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Calypso

Calypso

Written by Jamie Uy, Age 12, Bangkok, Thailand
Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 12, Martinez, California

she’s nocturnal
like an angry owl
busy counting its wrongdoings.

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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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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
Light

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Julie Tells Her Story (Book Review)

Julie Tells Her Story

Written by Julia Lombardo, Age 12, Franklin Park, New Jersey

…right when I put it down I picked it right back up and started reading again.

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Book Review: The Sisters Grimm, Book Two: The Unusual Suspects (Book Review)

Written and Illustrated by Clare Thompson, Age 12, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

It is a little creepy in some parts. I think it was a quick read that I really liked.

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The Bookshop Stowaway

The Bookshop Stowaway

Written and Illustrated by Isabelle St. John, Age 12, Appleton, Wisconsin

The head elf clambered up onto a stack of boxes. “Time’s running out! We must get to our destination by midnight!”

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No One Special

No One Special

Written by Alissa Gomez, Age 12, Benton, Kansas
Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 8, Martinez, California

She is no one important/ No one special at all
Just a small little hero/ Who’s only twelve inches tall.

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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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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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A World of Musical Notes

A World of Musical Notes

Written by Renata Herrmann, Age 12, Towanda, Kansas
Illustrated by Isabelle St. John, Age 12, Appleton, Wisconsin

I was so excited. When I opened the case for the first time, I could smell the cork grease.

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How Tsunamis Came to Be

How Tsunamis Came to Be

Written by Alexander Kozikowski, Age 12, Miller Place, New York
Anonymous Illustrator, Age 11

Once there was a young sailor named Tornag. He was the greatest captain in the whole of Greece.

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