Genre: 6th

ANNA QIN

Traveling through Different Worlds Mrs. Whatsit sighed. “Explanations are not easy when they are about things for which your civilization still has no words. Calvin talked about traveling at the speed of light. You understand that, little Meg?” What does that have anything to do with anyone’s civilization?! Why is Mrs. Whatsit talking about explaining? Read more…

DYLAN AARONSON

The Nile Terrors by Dylan Aaronson, 7th grade Nile crocodiles have some interesting facts about them. One is that these reptiles can hold their breath for a couple of hours without any damage to the body or brain. On some occasions, crocs are able to slow down their metabolism. This means that when a food Read more…

JONATHAN LIM

“The Jungle” depicted cruelty to animals and the dangerous and unsanitary conditions in Chicago meatpacking plants; adding another stacking block to the change of laws on food production, the novel helped people realize that the unsanitary conditions and cruelty to animals was bad, which caused an uproar and changed the way people shopped.

JONAH HUR

Samuel F.B. Morse – the Progenitor of the Text Message “Kaboom!” Rick’s heart was racing – there was no time now. He heard his mom’s screams to get out of the house and run, but Rick’s body wouldn’t obey. It was January 20, 1835 and the Cosigüina volcano had just erupted. The Cosigüina was 500 Read more…

JONATHAN LIM

Ta-Ka-Me-Ray At a small, cozy house near the woods there lived a boy and his family. The boy’s name was Jefferson Smith III, but he preferred to be called Jeff. Jeff had brown ruffled hair, freckles and a big smile; he was 9 years old and he had a hunger for adventure. Jeff lived with Read more…