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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Written and Illustrated by Leif Odegard, Age 7, Houghton, Michigan
Also Illustrated by Melanie A. Douglas, Age 7, Durham, North Carolina

Squirmy wiggly
Crawling climbing eating

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