Student Writing Gallery

Field Trip Book of the Week (Special Edition): “When the Intern-Janitors Saved the Day: A Field Trip Adventure”

As the end of the school year winds down, so are we at 826LA. Volunteers, next week will be our final week of field trips at our Mar Vista center before winter break, if you’re interested in having a last … read more

Student Writing: Hailey Wants a Ferret

Our student, Hailey, writes: “I would like to have a ferret as a pet. I would have ferret because they are so cute and funny looking. They are tall. If I had ferret I would train it.”

Field Trip Book of the Week: “The Night of the Living Sparkleshoe”

We are proud to present the latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece written by students of Gabriella Charter School. Ms. Shin’s class of 22 third-graders spent the morning with us, … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “The First Day: Misadventures in Middle School”

We are proud to present the latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Choose Your Own Adventure masterpiece, written by students from Clover Avenue Elementary School. We offer teachers we’ve worked with in the past … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Banana War 2″

We are proud to present the latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Choose Your Own Adventure masterpiece, written by students from Rosemont Avenue Elementary School. Ms. Godfrey’s fifth-graders spent the morning with us, brainstorming, … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Bob and Super Pumpkin: Their First Adventure (with a Rock Monster and Wishing Fish)”

This installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series, another brilliant Storytelling & Bookmaking creation, involves both a chubby horse in a spacesuit and an anthropomorphic pumpkin! It was written by Ms. Winklemann’s third graders from Goethe International … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “The Adventures of Michelle Yummiest: The Sweetest Ice Cream Finding Friends”

We are proud to present our latest installment of our Field Trip Book of the Week series: a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece written by students of Betty Plasencia Elementary School in Echo Park. Mr. Praipan’s class of third graders spent … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: “Adventures of a Dream Girl: How 3rd of 5 Stayed Alive”

Welcome to our brand-new blog series, “Field Trip Book of the Week,” in which we will feature the writing of a class of students who have recently come in for one of our field trips! Today’s story is Adventures of … read more

Student Writing: Jaylenee’s “A Powerful Dress”

The huge city has lots of huge, thick buildings. In the buildings, people travel up and down on chairs. The buildings are sometimes as tall as 100 floors. Some are hot pink with huge, big diamonds. In the huge city, … read more

Student Writing: Chloe Shares “All About Owls”

Here’s a secret for today. We’re going to talk about owls. Did you know that owls live in California? If you didn’t know keep reading. These are some owls that live in California, like Barn owls, Screech owls and Burrowing … read more