“Can’t you hear them?” she whispers. “Can’t you hear the angels?” When I think about my grandparents, my head is flooded with vivid memories of them. I hear my...

‘Silhouette City’ by Lara Katz   “Fraction of an Inch” by Abigail Rose Cargo, 13 Either the boat did not want to be withdrawn from the water, or the water did not...

Does music connect people like nothing else can? Pam Ryan’s book, Echo, shows the bonds tied together by a single instrument. In Echo, a harmonica journeys...

“I like writing sad stuff, and one day I just sat at the piano and started fooling arond with some chords, and this came out. I just like badgers, hence the...

Stone Soup publishes many intriguing and entertaining submissions of poetry, short stories, and book reviews. While the writing is often incredible, the...

A set of drawings by Annalise Braddock, age 7 – with a link to audio where she talks about the origin of her ‘Little Stories’. 

Reviewing Harry Potter is kind of like reviewing Taco Bell or vanilla ice cream. Most everyone has read it, but sometimes just knowing that a book is famous...

2 AM, the red exit sign glows in the corner as we sit on the yellow, rubber floor of the school building. The middle school principal and high school...

Note: Like our double review of Save Me a Seat, we’re publishing two reviews of Phyllis Reynolds Naylor’s classic Shiloh. Enjoy!   Review by Isaiah...

“The truth is, she was ornery and stubborn, wouldn’t listen to anybody, and selfish beyond selfish, and filthy, caked with mud and dust, and moody: you’d...