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Sticks and Stones group of girls

Bullying Is Wrong

Bullying is just plain wrong. It hurts the person who is bullied, and the bullies usually live to regret their ...
equal rights for girls, katies league

Equal Rights for Girls!

A girl growing up today can join a baseball team if she wants to. In the past, things were different ...
horse story friends forever

A Horse Story with a Twist

We hope all our subscribers have had a chance to read the new January/February 2013 issue of Stone Soup. There ...

Using Stone Soup to encourage students to produce inventive, creative writing

Creative writing, as a term, was invented in the 19th century to express the idea that there was writing, and ...

Writing Activity: using the power of analogy, with “Abigail’s Cove” by Brooke Hayes, 12

Analogy is a very powerful literary tool. It is hard to imagine what it feels like for someone else to ...

Writing Activity: depicting an obsession, with “The Horse’s Reins” by Nicholas La Cortiglia, 10

Lots of girls dream of horses. And there are lots of stories about horse-loving girls. What makes this story special, ...