short stories

The Silent Threat, a story by Rex Huang, 11

Rex Huang, 11Lake Oswego, OR The Silent Threat Rex Huang, 11 There was no possibility of taking a walk that day. That day lightning cracked outside, as loud as firecrackers. There was snow as far as the eye could see. And yet, everyone except me and my mother flocked outside for an Armistice Day celebration. But me and […]

The Goal, a story by Ziva Ye, 9

Ziva Ye, 9Overland Park, KS The Goal Ziva Ye, 9 I lived a happy life. I loved to roll around in the grass and laughing with the other kids at recess. I didn’t even care that my leather black-and-white pentagon patterned clothes got smothered with grass stains! My favorite subject in school was gym. Every […]

The Invention, a story by Mckenna Owenz, 8

Mckenna Owenz, 8Wyomissing PA The Invention Mckenna Owenz, 8 Once upon a time there lived a girl named Lilly. She was sad when coronavirus came because she didn’t get to hug and play with friends. She decided she wanted to make something so she could play with her friends. She loved inventing things. She thought […]