21
Apr

Teen Advisory Board — April 2015

Teen Advisory Board April 18, 2015 Present:  Chris, Haneen, Nathan, Madison, Julia   AGENDA Announcements: We got the new zine! (Issue 2) Pasadena Loves YA bookmarks — please distribute to your schools Summer Reading Challenge prizes — order books; look at last year’s order forms and assemble order for this year (Nathan & Julia) Start planning End […]

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06
Apr

One City One Story Contest Winners

The One City, One Story Contest winners have been announced!  Thank you to all participants for your submissions.  We received over 50 entries, so it was a tough decision! Congratulations to our winners!  We announced and showcased the winning entries during a reception on One City, One Story Day on March 28, 2015. The winning entries are currently featured […]

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06
Apr

Land of the Free — short story by Judah Foster

One City, One Story 2015 “Tell Your Story” Contest Category:  Grade 9-12 1st place Land of the Free by Judah Foster, Grade 9   Yesterday my mom threw my baby brother overboard the cargo ship. He flew from her hands like a bundle of trash and sank into the water until he disappeared completely. She […]

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06
Apr

Anyone Can Be Successful — short story by Julia Nail

One City, One Story 2015 “Tell Your Story” Contest Category:  Grade 9-12 2nd place Anyone Can Be Successful by Julia Nail, Grade 9   Kira came to the United States of America because her family was seeking a better life. Her mother stayed at home and took care of the children, housework, and cooking, and her […]

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06
Apr

Coming to America — short story by Elizabeth Nail

One City, One Story 2015 “Tell Your Story” Contest Category:  Grade 9-12 3rd place Coming to America by Elizabeth Nail, Grade 9   Eleanor Beaumont // The First Day of School   All through last night, I’d been up planning my outfit and wondering what the first day at my new school would be like. […]

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06
Apr

Jaol Esgo — short story by Uriah Foster

One City, One Story 2015 “Tell Your Story” Contest Category:  Grade 6-8 2nd place Jaol Esgo by Uriah Foster, Grade 7   Jaol Esgo In the beautiful land of Ghana in the 1840’s, there once lived a man by the name of Jaol Esgo.  He was a captain in the Ooda Clan army; he was […]

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