“Teary Eyed Giraffe”, painting by Aevahaadya Arun, 6, Ontario, Canada. Published in Stone Soup, January 2018. A note from William Rubel Our best Thanksgiving...

The waiting room was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop Illustration by Frances Burnett-Stuart, 13, for “Marcella’s Miracle” by Abigail Johnson,...

I wanted to run and bide, but my feet were cemented to the ground Illustration by Kamiye Hoang Mai Davis,13, for “Haunted Mansion” by Lyla Lawless,13. Published...

I held them like they were a bouquet of yellow flowers Illustrator Anna Dreher, 12 for Frustration, Happiness, and Pure Amazement by Isabella Widrow, 12....

by Sarah Lynn “No Boundaries” is exploding with color, something I particularly love in artworks. The blues, purples, and greens of the piece are...

Julian slowly reached out his hand to the kitten’s fur Illustration by Joe Lobosco, 13, for “Creamsicle” by Bonnie Robinson, 11. Published in Stone Soup,...

by Kat J. As I was reading “Seeing Over the Side of the Boat,” a personal narrative written by Benjamin Halperin and illustrated by Kyle Trefny, I started to...

‘Steam’, by Sabrina Guo, winner of our 2018 Concrete Poetry Contest A note from William Rubel Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! In last week’s newsletter we...

First Place ($50) “Steam” by Sabrina Guo, 12 Second Place ($25) “Moonlight” by Ashley Xu, 13 Third Place ($10) “Octopus” by Marco Lu, 12 Honorable...

The most remarkable part of Lena's story as a demonstration of the power of dialogue is the last quarter, where four characters respond to a traumatic event....