“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 quirky title.” https://soundcloud.com/user-28081890/lullaby-for-a-badger/s-AOmMu
This lovely piano piece is written by Julius Ugo, age 11. Julius lives in Toronto, Canada.
Emmy J. X. Wong, 12 A very strong reading of “A Far Away Place,” first published in Stone Soup Magazine. This, and other stories read by their authors can serve as a model for a more formal classroom story-reading program, if you don’t already have one.