non-fiction

Spring Sing [Grade 5]

You are sixty feet tall and on the top row of the choir risers and your head keeps bumping the spotlights onstage. They are blinding your eyes. You are the...

Apartment Pack

I never shower the day I see her. She’s got bedbugs and I’m told they slide off you if you’re dirty. She told me the chinks brought them in and...

Anthem: Larisa Yugorski

I am 9 years old. I wear a black wig of synthetic hair. A strip of white runs down either side. Mrs. Erickson has given me the canvas chair. I...