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Overview

The 826 Quarterly, Volume 14 by Lisa Brown, 826 Valencia Writing Center


This edition of the 826 Quarterly contains fiction, non-fiction, and poetry written by authors ages 6-18. The pieces are selected from all the 826 programs (drop-in tutoring, workshops, in-schools, projects, field trips) and at-large submissions. Pieces are chosen in a traditional literary journal style by an editorial board comprised of students and volunteer tutors. This issue features fiction, poetry, and non-fiction about subjects ranging from the insanity of Skymall to letters from the dead; news articles on mermaids, and the DREAM act — and so much more.

Like all writing coming out of 826 Valencia, this is by kids for kids, in a language that doesn't talk up or down to the readers, but straight across. Some of the pieces are straightforward, some unusually experimental. The writing is advanced and the themes explore issues that kids are actually interested in and that adults are sure to enjoy as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934750261
Publisher: 826 Books
Publication date: 03/13/2012
Series: The 826 Quarterly
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 8 Years

About the Author


Lisa Brown is the illustrator and/or author of nine books, including Picture the Dead, How To Be, The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, and Baby Mix Me A Drink. She is a long time supporter of 826 Valencia and a regular volunteer in our Field Trip and Workshop programs. Justin Carder has been working with 826 Valencia as a volunteer, and on the staff, for five years. He is the editor or the 826 Quarterly, and has served on editorial boards for many other 826 publications. He is a writer, designer and artist, and has exhibited work and performed all over the United States. Carder is the Pirate Store and Publishing director at 826 Valencia.

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