Tag: Age 9

The Rubbish That People Throw Away

Rubbish That People Throw Away

By Nigel Menezes, Age 9, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Illustrated by Lars Odegard, Age 9, Houghton, Michigan

A broken game, an old bed frame,
A cardboard box, an old dead fox

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A Horrible Start

Written by Peter Mitelman, Age 9, Westwood, New Jersey
Illustrated by Michael Kelley, Age 14, Portsmouth, Virginia

“1-0!” I yelled. It was the greatest day ever. I was in the next faceoff. With Owen.

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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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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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The Fairy’s Gift

Written by Mahnoor Raza, Age 9.5, Skarku, Pakistan
Illustrated by Hannah Schmitt, Age 14, Indian Wells, California

Help, little girl, help! My wings are stuck in these rose thorns and are about to tear! Please help me!

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A Brave Little Girl

Written by Sophia Charles, Age 9, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Illustrated by Heather Kranz, Age 11, Fort Collins, Colorado

Suddenly, I heard a howl, and I spotted beady eyes. I imagined that these belonged to wolves in this lonely forest.

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The Last Polar Bears (Book Review)

Written by Mahnoor Raza, Age 9.5, Skardu, Pakistan

It is extraordinary how the author tells the whole story only through letters.

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Kansas Sports

Kansas Sports

Written by Brian Wenger, Age 9, Topeka, Kansas
Illustrated by Xander Kraft, Age 9, Bridger, Montana

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall. Every season has a sport
And in my state of Kansas, We love to play ball.

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The Forest

Written and Illustrated by Celine R., Age 9, Novi, Michigan

The early morning dew rests on the leaves and little bits of sunlight peek through the canopy of green magic.

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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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Water

Water

Written by Robert Goldberg, Age 9, Irvington, New York
Illustrated by Amanda Goldberg, Age 7, Irvington, New York

Jumping in like a dolphin
Dive like a submarine

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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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Big Blue

Big Blue

Written by Robert Goldberg, Age 9, Irvington, New York
Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 7, Martinez, California

Splash dive into a great pool with
A perfect view of the Hudson River.

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The Ocean and I

The Ocean and I

Written by Emily Jobson, Age 9 Lincoln, Nebraska
Illustrated by Amanda Goldberg, Age 7, Irvington, New York

I feel, hear, smell, touch,
The morning dew and fog.

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My Trip to Monterey

My Trip to Monterey

Written by Alex G., Age 11
Illustrated by Sophia Rosen, Age 9, Martinez, California

On the way there, the reservoir seemed to glisten and shine like a diamond, and the color was a light sapphire blue.

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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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