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Trees Gone Spectacular!

Leeba Leichtman

Trees come in an enormous range of shapes and sizes, but as you leaf through this article (yes, pun intended!), you’ll find you never knew how many

 

Madame Chamberlaine: Flying Colors

Tzipie Wolner

“I can’t see, but I can smell and I can feel. Right now, I’m feeling that there is distress in my beautiful garden”

 

The Evil Eye: Chapter 1

Y. Bromberg

“This isn’t a home, Alvaro!” one of the men responded, throwing back his hood to reveal his disgusted expression. “This is a rat hole!”

 

Crisscross: Chapter 32

Tovy Mann

Quite a few people followed us from outside into the court room. They take seats on the benches in front of us. Who are they? Why are they here?

 

Teen Fiction: Broken Words, Broken Hearts

Bassy Goldhirsch

I need to prove myself to the world, to demonstrate my ability. Yes, I have a disadvantage, but I’m actually normal

 

Bricks and Ladders: Chapter 18

Ariella Schiller

I follow Abba to his office. He flips open his computer and presses a key and there they are: Rus and Shiri

 

The Scoop on Ice Cream

Leah Reisman

There’s nothing more blissful than a cool ice cream cone on a hot summer day. So here’s the scoop on your favorite frozen dessert

 

Shabbos Nachamu Memories

Jr. Contributors

Many camps (and some families) celebrate the hope and joy of Shabbos Nachamu with music, singing, and fanfare. Three Jr. writers share their Shabbos Nachamu memories

 

Jolly Solly: Stop, Look, and Listen

R. Atkins

Mr. Krankowitz stamped his foot in frustration. Why was everybody in such a hurry nowadays? Nobody had time to stop and listen anymore

 

The Jewel of Bombay: Chapter 4

Y. Bromberg

“Your Majesty, I present you with the Jewel of Bombay,” Aharon said dramatically, holding out Yair’s pearl with great flourish

 

Crisscross: Chapter 31

Tovy Mann

Strangely, I start to calm down. This day is what I’ve feared for so long, and now it’s here. I’m facing it

 

Going Places

Sarah Einhorn

I spoke to teens from around the world to hear how most girls their age spend their summer and how long their summer vacation lasts

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Out of This World
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Dear Wealthy Friend
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