Stone Soup Blog

Stone Soup Magazine
April 2019

This blog is written by Stone Soup editorial staff and guest bloggers who are Stone Soup readers, writers, parents and teachers. If you would like to blog about children’s writing, art, music composition—anything creative—then please write to us.

The newspaper, something that nowadays seems to be a memory of the past. The internet was found as a better alternative for finding information. With so much...

Galaxies are one of the most interesting things in space. They are all filled up with stars, planets, and dust. Did you know that you are made of star dust...

“The rosy color of dawn spreads all over the sky” Photograph by Julia Li, 12, Mason, OH Published September 2017 A note from William Rubel Friends! Jane Levi...

Mirembe Mubanda, one of our young bloggers, recently got the chance to read Alexis E. Fajardo’s graphic novel Kid Beowulf: The Rise of El Cid, and then talk to...

“Color City,” paper collage by Adhi Sukhdial, 7 Illustration for “The Juggle Man,” a poem by Analise Braddock, 7 Published April 2019 A note from Emma...

I was eight, just a third grader. It was June 2016. I had my mind full, because the Copa America Centenario was happening, and my team, Argentina, was doing...

The rainforest is one of the most complex and interesting places on earth. It is also full of energy. This energy comes from the plants which are eaten by...

“Jenna would love it here, Adrian found herself thinking” Illustration by Ashley Burke, 13, for “The Baseball” by Katie Russell, 13. Published in Stone Soup,...

Attention! Calling all young readers! Are you an adventurous middle grade reader (ages 8 to 11) who would love to travel throughout the middle ages? Do you...

“Wheat in Heaven” Photograph (Nikon D3400) by Delaney Slote, 12. Published in Stone Soup, October 2018. A note from William Rubel The Podcast Contest is...

We’re pleased to announce that Stone Soup contributor Sabrina Guo has won a number of medals from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards—and two for work that has...

I picked up BRAT And The Kids Of Warriors, hoping it would be a thrilling military adventure. However, after reading it, I was a bit disappointed. The story is...

It was the most magnificent thing I have ever felt. My soul just soared. Illustrator Devon Cole, 12, for “Red Comet” by Philip Grayeski, 11. Published...

Animation, while often thought of as a more or less modern medium, has been being used in different forms since 1906! Throughout the last century, we have used...

Writing My Own Path As a child, I loved the smell of libraries. I would flip through the pages of any book, and take a good, long sniff. My favorite scent was...

“Profile of a Guardian”Photograph (Nikon Coolpix L830) by Hannah Parker, 13. Published in Stone Soup, March 2019. A note from William Rubel Refugee project...

A note from Jane Levi Dear Stone Soup readers and writers, Would you like to have your very own short story performed as part of a podcast series? If this...

Write a story, and have it recorded and broadcast as a podcast episode Stone Soup has partnered with AV Education, a South African nonprofit organization that...

Abhi with his family at the award ceremony Some great news from one of our Stone Soup contributors All of us at Stone Soup were thrilled to hear that Abhi...

I fingered my pencil nervously as I stared ahead at the big screen. A new question appeared. This was it. After this question, it would be my turn. I was...

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