Category Archive: Read
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!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2012/04/the-fairys-gift/
Written by Jamie Uy, Age 12, Bangkok, Thailand
Illustrated by Isabella Gianatiempo, Age 12, Martinez, California
like an angry owl
busy counting its wrongdoings.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2012/04/calypso/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2012/03/a-single-drop-of-moonlight/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2012/02/a-brave-little-girl/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2012/01/old-leaf/
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
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/11/colors/
Written by Faizan Khalid, Age 10, Edwardsville, Pennsylvania
I recommend this book to the age group of 4 to 6 and to anyone who enjoys rooting for an underdog!
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/06/dog-breath-book-review/
Written by Mahnoor Raza, Age 9.5, Skardu, Pakistan
It is extraordinary how the author tells the whole story only through letters.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/06/the-last-polar-bears-book-review/
Written by Makenzie Myers, Age 10, Windsor, Colorado
Illustrated by Maria Hansen, Age 13, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Jackson said he met the rabbits recently, and that these two rabbits were, in fact, both secret agents.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/06/scouts-big-adventure/
Written by Meghna Melkote, Age 11, Moosic, Pennsylvania
This novel will make you love the characters, and develop affection for them.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/05/walk-two-moons-book-review/
Written by Rylee Gavlick, Age 10, Kingston, Pennsylvania
Kessler’s books have quite a bit of suspense so they are grabbing and exciting.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/02/emily-windsnap/
Written by Juan Martin Velez, Age 10, Houston, Texas
If you like books about kids overcoming big challenges … throw down other books and follow these three words: read this book.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/02/out-of-my-mind-book-review/
Written by Harry Varonides, Age 10, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania
I can relate to this book because my family also came from a different country and my parents have told me similar stories.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2011/02/year-of-the-rat-book-review/
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
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2010/08/the-unforgiving-sea/
Written by Camden Putnal, Age 11, Somerset, New Jersey
I would tell most people who like Bruce Colville stories to read this book.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2010/07/the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow-book-review/
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.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.launchpadmag.com/2010/05/julie-tells-her-story/