Student Writing Gallery

Student Writing: Daniela’s “The Comfy Bed”

If I were a scientist, I would invent a bed. But not just any ordinary bed, a bed that helps you sleep. And people would get a good night’s sleep. It would change the world by people not having to … read more

Field Trip Book of the Week: The Adventures of the Lasagna

826LA is very excited to bring back our Field Trip Book of the Week series for the 2015-2016 school year! For our first post, we are proud to present a Storytelling & Bookmaking masterpiece written by 4th grade students of … read more

Student Writing: Isabella’s “I Would Be a Cat”

If you could be one animal for 24 hours, what would you be, and why? I would be a cat for 24 hours because a cat can scratch people and defend itself, but the cat food will taste like dirt! … read more

Student Writing: English-Language Learner Dictionary

A Abundant “Means more than enough.” – Gisselle Ancient “Something billions of years old.” – Ronnie B Bird “A bird is an animal. A bird has wings. Birds lay eggs.” – Annette Butterfly “Something that can fly and it has … read more

Sergio’s “Dear Friends”

Dear Friends, The morning journey with my twin brother Augusto began with a climb up a steep hill of rocks and without a solid road to get to school in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. It was worse when it rained. The hill … read more

Summer Writing Series: Joon’s “How to Survive a Road Trip Across America!”

Road trips are a mysterious experience. Often times, the ride is a path to boredom. Other times, there might be an intriguing attraction to see. But all road trips have something in common: They always have one moment that goes … read more

Katherine’s “Review of 826LA”

826LA is a great place to learn and meet new people. The people there are really helpful and nice. They spend their time here just to help us. They encourage me and all of us here because they help us … read more

Summer Writing Series: Arianna’s “Horoscopes”

Aries  March 21-April 19 You will find a thousand bucks on the floor when you’re walking to Starbucks and you’ll go on the best shopping spree of your life. You will catch and turn in the dentist who killed Cecil … read more

Victor’s “Journey to Mount Olympus” from “Viva Mar Vista” Vol. 3, Issue 7

My name is Zodiac, and I dare to look for Zeus, the supreme god of the Olympians. I’m excited for this adventure, but this could be dangerous. I’m here on Mount Olympus climbing to the top to search for Zeus. … read more

Summer Writing Series: Sherilyn’s “A Day At the Zoo”

English Language Learner camper Sherilyn created this wordless comic entitled, A Day of the Zoo. Sherilyn explains, “People go the zoo to watch snakes, tigers, and fish. Then they leave.” Nicely done, Sherilyn! Want to help students express themselves through … read more