I am learning a lesson that I will never forget.
Two days ago, when I got to school, all my friends were in the hall. They were talking about this new person in our class. “Did you see what she had on her head? She looks like she is from
I can’t believe that boys make better leaders than girls.
Last month my friend Laura was running for President of the Student Council. She deserved it, but it almost didn’t happen.
Laura asked me, “Beth, would y
I am an African-American, living in Chicago. My name is Glory. Sometimes I know people look-down on us, but most of the time I can shake off the prejudice I see about me. Prejudice is a funny thing. It means that peo
This is what happened to me yesterday. My classmates were out on the playground behind school and getting ready to divide up to make teams for a soccer game. I was a little late, but I ran up to the group. I waited to be chosen to play. Each captain
Last year at the beginning of the new term, my five best friends decided to form a new book club. We called it “Super Girls’ Book Club”. Our plan was to choose a new book to read every month and meet on Fridays to discuss the book. We met at my house
I hate to say it, but lately I’ve been having a hard time with my parents. We have these real ‘cool’ neighbors, and they decided we couldn’t be friends with them anymore.
My sister Kate, 14, really likes the girl next door. Her name is Rac
My grandfather came here from Lebanon many years ago. My family has lived in Los Angeles for more than 70 years, but now and then I feel like a foreigner. In my high school, people hang out in their groups. I don’t do that but still my best fr