Tag: Age 8

The Big Flood

Written by Jaylee Howell, Age 8, Pineville, Missouri
Illustrated by Yanna Albarracin, Age 9, Martinez, California, and Joyanna Xiang, Age 9, Martinez, California.

“Jaylee! Hurry! Get Up!” he yelled. I jumped up as soon as possible.

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Colors

Colors

Written by Pasha McGuigan, Age 11, Falls Church, Virginia
Illustrated by Catie Tomasello, Age 8, Land o’ Lakes, Florida

Indigo sounds like a thousand porcelain elephants

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The Case of the Stolen Computers

The Case of the Stolen Computers

Written by Sammie Armentor, Age 8.5, New Iberia, Louisiana
Illustrated by Gracie, Age 14

“Look!” Todd suddenly cried out. “It’s one of the Animal Mystery Agency’s spies– Linda Wolfe!”

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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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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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The Old Fashioned Typewriter

The Old Fashioned Typewriter

Written by Peri Sheinin, Age 8, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
Illustrated by Mia Mueller, Age 11, Middletown, Delaware

Wilson loved old fashioned items. He asked his friends if they had anything old fashioned.

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A Curled Up Shell

A Curled Up Shell

Written by Rachel Sudyn, Age 8, Lancaster, New York
Illustrated by Kieran Storer, Age 8, Houghton, Michigan

Spiky as a shark’s fin
I saw you once, on the bottom of the deep, deep ocean.

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Blue Whale

Blue Whale

Written by Jihad Hasan, Age 9, Sydney, Australia
Illustrated by Zainab Hasan, Age 8, Sydney, Australia

The Blue Whale is endangered. The word endangered means they are very rare.

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The Better Side of Rapunzel: Told from the Perspective of the Hair

The Better Side of Rapunzel: Told from the Perspective of the Hair

Written by Miranda Burrage-Goodwin, Age 12, Weston, Massachusetts
Illustrated by Anna Grayson, Age 8, Pleasant Hill, California

Once upon a time I was on the head of the most ungrateful, annoying, prissy princess.

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The Adventures of Amber and Daisy

The Adventures of Amber and Daisy

Written and Illustrated by Anika Enfield, Age 8, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Usually there were sounds in the forest, happy sounds. But today it was silent, as if the whole forest was holding its breath.

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Snakes

Snakes

Written by Clarie Moran, Age 8, Iola, Kansas
Illustrated by Kieran Storer, Age 8, Houghton, Michigan

Snakes are green. Snakes are white.
Snakes don’t have to sleep at night.

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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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Storm: The Heart of a Colt

Storm: The Heart of a Colt

Written By Amelia Curtis, Age 8, Battlefield, Missouri
Illustrated By Amanda Zeldin, Age 10, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

One night, a stormy night, a colt was born. The mare suffered when she was in labor with the colt.

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