Tag: New York

It’s Peaceful in Winter

It's Peaceful in Winter

Written by Brianna Pavesi, Age 10, Harrison, New York
Illustrated by Cori Pitiger, Age 11, Purchase, New York

It’s peaceful in Winter, Down by the fire,
Drinking hot chocolate, Until I get tired.

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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 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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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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The Softball Dilemma

The Softball Dilemma

Written Briana Pagano, Age 11, East Marion, New York
Illustrated by Christina Faith Novoselac, Age 11, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

I scooped the ball up into my mitt and threw it to Sammy, the catcher, and guess what happened?

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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 Ocean

Blue Ocean

Written and Illustrated by Adrianna Rose Minio, Age 6, Massapequa Park, New York

The blue ocean. Dark at night
Someone diving in the middle of the night.

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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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Loons in Maine

Loons in Maine

Written by Katie Yoder, Age 11, North Collins, New York
Illustrated by Christina Novoselac, Age 11, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Hundreds on the ocean waves
Black, floating loons

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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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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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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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