Daniel Zhu

Heat, Reviewed by Daniel, 10

Being an orphan is no easy feat. In the book Heat by Mike Lupica, Michael, the main character, and his brother, Carlos, are orphans. They have to lie about the fact that their parents are dead, because if the truth were found out, they might have to live with separate foster families. And that is […]


Note: This story is based on real events. Also, it is pretty confusing and has lots of parentheses, hyphens, and commas. After a few minutes of restless turning in bed, I couldn’t stand it any longer. I rolled down my covers, feeling much better when a gust of cold wind greeted me. However, I still […]

A Basketball Game

“We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie. Confidence is one of the most powerful virtues in life. Without confidence, you will not have the willpower to make decisions. Without decisions, […]