UKRAINE SPECIAL DISPATCH
A NATURAL ENDING
by GENEVIEVE SMITH (United States)
"Bye," she says. "Love you!"
I freeze, almost tripping down the steps.
EMPTY LUNCH ROOMS
by AASHNA PAWAR (United States)
It was the boys' table at lunch. They were all in my grade, some of them my friends.
COFFEE AND COMMENTARY: THE BIGGER PICTURE
by MAY ZHENG (United States)
Civics in Action
Lisa hasn't changed at all from the way I remembered her from the local library.
MY SPECIAL GRANDMOTHER: CARING DURING COVID
by MAXWELL SURPRENANT (United States)
I long for the day when lockdown ends and I can safely visit Evie again.
MY BEST FRIEND WANTS TO CHANGE THE WORLD
by MAISHA EUZEBE (Dominica)
My best friend and I always talk about how we're going to change the world.
by MAYA LINSLEY (Canada)
Jill climbed the dusty, rotting steps, and her upper half disappeared into the gloom.
by HUYENTRAN NGOMAI (United States)
There was a girl in class that Rose really wanted to play with, but she didn't know what to say.