Stories, Poems, and Art by Kids
Stories, Poems, and Art by Kids
Stone Soup is the magazine of creative writing by children ages 8 to 13. Stories and poems written by kids make Stone Soup unique. It inspires creative children. Once called “The New Yorker of the 8-to-13 set,” Stone Soup is a longtime favorite of teachers and homeschoolers. Founded in 1973.
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By Hannah Mark, Illustrated by Savannah Ugo
Ryan wonders how Grandpa can stand it
By Hannah Mayerfield, Illustrated by Matthew Lei
Most people don’t remember their past lives
By Hannah Awbrey, Illustrated by Angelica Devers
What is this mysterious power Rosie has over Jarren?
By Devon Davila, Illustrated by Amy Mengler
A real friend wouldn’t treat Mia that way
By Benjamin Mollborn, Illustrated by Bedford Stevens
Suddenly Charles realizes his father is wrong
By Annabel M. Smith, Illustrated by Elena Delzer
The dog in the photo looks just like Beacon!
By Ermeen Choudhury, Illustrated by LiLi Xu
Home takes on a new meaning for Ciela after she moves
By Saira Licht, Illustrated by Aleydis Barnes
Maria’s dad has one more thing he needs to do
By Gracie Shapiro, Illustrated by Kayla Bjorn
Grandpa is proud that Gracie takes after him
By Brooke Hemingway, Illustrated by Gabby Heller
Going once… going twice… and the golden foal goes to…
By Caelen McQuilkin, Illustrated by Ester Luna
Rachel and Janina are BFFs; then Janina joins the soccer team
By Sawyer McCloskey, Illustrated by Katie Lew
Finn can’t take it anymore, so he runs away
By Evelyn Chen, Illustrated by Phoebe Wagoner
There are friends, and then there are arranged friends
By Emory MacLaughlin, Illustrated by Amelia Jiang
Reina is afraid of the forest, but she can’t abandon Zed
By Amelia DiGiano, Illustrated by Prisha Samdarshi
A good samaritan puts the bigoted cashier in his place
By Edie Koehlert and Chloe Weber, Illustrated by Catherine Chung
Three young cats set off to find a new home
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“I really love your magazine and eagerly await each issue. It really inspires and encourages me to dig deeper and write more.”
— Isabel Hewgley, age 12, Arizona
"I love Stone Soup because it is a magazine that says to kids that it is cool to be smart, creative, and artistic."
— Julian Tutuncu-Macias, age 9, New York
"I love reading other children’s creations and experiencing their experiences."
— Daisy Chang, age 11, Hawaii
"Thank you for providing an authentic outlet for student work. It has really motivated my students."
— Sandra Sykora, teacher, Nebraska
"I like your magazine so much that I always dream of publishing my story there."
— Ray Huang, age 10, Washington
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