Talking It Out

By Shiharu Yamashita

It’s difficult for me to cry when someone dies. When my role model took her own life, or even when my dog Hide died, I could not cry right away.


Taking a Leap

By Giovanna Veiga

“This is going to be the best time of your life, querida. I promise.” My mom jumps in, and I don’t wonder why she’s speaking English to me.


Power Play

By Kaylie R. Klotz

Today they will have the power to choose the game and make the rules. Today, they will get a ball.


Across the Street

By Allie Kaylor

I crossed again to the other side of the street, bad memories haunting every step.