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826 Quarterly Volume 17

826 Quarterly Volume 17
This is a very special issue of the 826 Quarterly, a more-like-twice-yearly publication containing fiction, non-fiction, and poetry written by authors ages 6-18. This issue celebrates the 10th anniversary of 826 Valencia, an educational non-profit based in San Francisco, CA, and contains the best of the best student writing from across the last decade. This Quarterly has it all: short fiction from some of the first writers to start their careers in 826 workshops, middle school love poems in all their mushy and yucky-ness, hard-hitting student journalism about mermaids and Martin Luther King, Jr., a teenager's view of growing up in San Francisco's Mission District. Themes range from the serious subjects that youth wrestle with, like coming of age, to forays into love and poetry about outer space. This issue also features a play about the president that gives great insight into high school life in 2003, another script in which Darkness helps a young girl, stories about horse books and silk pouches, and some 826 Valencia all-time favorites including letters to the first family. Complete with a forward penned by the elusive Lemony Snicket, this issue is packed with pieces guaranteed to inform, entertain, and inspire readers of all ages.
Publication Date: 
May 2, 2013

Paperback Fiction

Shit Cassandra Saw
By: Kirby, Gwen E
Childrens Blizzard
By: Benjamin, Melanie
Passage North
By: Arudpragasam, Anuk
By: Hamilton, Karen
Raft of Stars
By: Graff, Andrew J
Better Luck Next Time
By: Johnson, Julia Claiborne
Cheat Day
By: Stratman, LIV
Gilded Ones
By: Forna, Namina

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Call Us What We Carry / The Hill We Climb and Other Poems
By: Gorman, Amanda
Lost & Found
By: Schulz, Kathryn
Little Closer to Home
By: Zee, Ginger
I Came All This Way to Meet You
By: Attenberg, Jami
Betrayal of Anne Frank
By: Sullivan, Rosemary
By: Evaristo, Bernardine

Hardcover Fiction

Greek Myths
Author: Higgins, Charlotte
To Paradise
Author: Yanagihara, Hanya
Joan Is Okay
Author: Wang, Weike
Yinka Where Is Your Huzband
Author: Damilola Blackburn, Lizzie
Small World
Author: Evison, Jonathan
Author: May, Nikki
How High We Go in the Dark
Author: Nagamatsu, Sequoia
Author: Asim, Jabari
Olga Dies Dreaming
Author: Gonzalez, Xochitl