Genre: Grade level

CHLOE ZOU

The small but ferocious beast who knows no equal; OR, the “Safe but frightening Honey Badger Honey-from-hell Tour” Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome aboard. Please stay seated at all times and don’t knock on the glass windows. You will see many fascinating animals but some of them can be dangerous – don’t worry though, that’s the Read more…

SIMON LIM

Zhihao nodded and walked away. Next, Eliot Potter jumped into Zhihao’s yard. Zhihao’s neighbor, a little girl named Kate with a very high voice, asked what Eliot was doing, but Eliot lied once again. “I was playing baseball and my prized bat slipped out of my hand, and landed here. I am so glad it didn’t hit anybody.”

BENJAMIN WANG

Benjamin Wang When we first landed at the airport in Rome, I couldn’t really grasp the idea that I was outside of the States, since the general area around the airport was very urban and nothing there really screamed “ITALY!” to me. I guess I was expecting to see a bunch of restaurants with rich Read more…

INEZ WATT HOVEN

Vulpes Lagopus or Alopex Lagopus: Sea fox or Hare Foot? I’ve always liked foxes. I’ve been drawn to them. Sometimes I think I AM A FOX. Recently I came across a fox that felt even more like me: the Arctic fox. This little beast, like me, loves the cold and snow and makes its clever Read more…

ANGELINA SONG

Wilson’s bird of paradise.  Most of you have never seen a Wilson’s bird of paradise. Learn about their mating rituals and looks.  Before we start, shall we look at “The things you should know if you’re going to get a pet Wilson’s bird of paradise”? No. (Please don’t.) A male Wilson’s bird of paradise, at Read more…