Book Review: Just Perfect

by Valerie Flokstra, Book Review Editor jaBlog!   Hanne Arts has lived in four different countries, but she has a heart for girls all over the world who struggle with bullying, depression, and eating disorders. That is what inspired her to write her novel, Just Perfect. Hanne’s novel is about a girl named Christina whose difficult...
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Letter to the Editor: Appreciation for Polly’s Story

  Dear Editor, Through the columns of your esteemed jaBlog! I wish to express my gratitude for your book Polly Wants to Be a Writer. Somewhere between my unfinished drafts that were carefully stacked up in one corner of my shelf, laid the paperback edition of the most well-crafted help book in fiction: Polly Wants to Be a Writer. I found it...
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April Fiction: Flurries and Epiphanies (short story)

by Sana Hameed, Age 15, USA Artwork by Lucy Zhang The fiction prompt for April required that writer name at least three locations in their piece.   Flurries and Epiphanies Kendra watched the snow flurries collect on the pavement outside the window, ignoring how her phone buzzed rhythmically as it was bombarded with messages. Kayleigh...
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