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Bowling for Breakfast

Bracha Rosman

Cereal seems to be one of the most popular breakfast foods everywhere. But guess what? Cereal wasn’t always what kids reached for in the morning. What was life like before Cocoa Puffs?

 

Jolly Solly’s Box Score

R. Atkins

Mrs. Morris was not pleased. Five new cornflakes boxes had been opened, all at the same time. And the old box was still half full!

 

Happy Birthday, Ahuva and Roni Bear!

Yael Mermelstein

My birthday is 7 Tammuz. Guess when Roni’s birthday is? Also 7 Tammuz! Ima says that Roni was my birthday present when I turned three.

 

Claim to Fame: Rebound Power

C.B. Lieber

Looking for a fun new way to jump and dance? Tired of the standard aerobics routine? Mrs. Faigy Wasserman has the solution for you.

 

Breakthrough: Chapter 39

Tovy Mann

The children are on their way to spend Shabbos with their parents at a mystery location, unaware their mother will soon be leaving them again.

 

Jr. Tales: Midnight Hunting

Y. Bromberg

Thunder could be heard in the distance. A storm was coming. “I hate when it rains during the summer!” Dassy complained to her brother Dovi.

 

Music to My Soul

True story by Tsirel Pacht

When I try to sing with other people, a little technicality called the “key” gets in the way, and it just doesn’t sound right

 

DMCs: Roll of the Dice

As told to Ariella Brown

The thing is that it’s not my problem anyhow; it’s my father’s problem. By default, though, it’s a problem for everyone around him, but if he doesn’t think it’s a problem, then it’s never going to change, because a person can only change if they really want to. And he says he doesn’t have a problem. So that’s the end of that.

 

Teen Voices on Money Matters: Part 4

Ahuvah Sofer with the Mesila Staff

We live in a close-knit society and are usually happy to lend cash to one another if need be. It’s all fine and good, but are we always displaying healthy boundaries and a strong sense of responsibility? When can things get patchy, or downright wrong? Teens share their experiences with borrowing and lending.

 

Getting to Know Me

Summer is a time for plenty of social opportunities. But what do you do if you don’t fit into this picture? Teens write in to TeenPages about “fitting in.”

 

Meet Sara K., an Out-of-the-Box Bais Yaakov Girl

Ruchama Schnaidman

She told me that living in Moscow for a year was going to be absolutely nothing like camp, and that I should expect it to be a lot of work, without the excitement of camp to go with it.

 

Teen Fiction: All That Matters

Chana Yanofsky

Sometimes, Henny admitted, it was the little people who were in the right place at the right time, innocently absorbing the most important information.

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