The International

Fast fashion workers working in sweatshops.
We need to stop normalizing fast fashion
Vanessa D. (12)
Why is fast fashion still normalized even by the most socially aware of us?
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‘Dear Martin’: a necessary and relevant story about racism in America
‘Dear Martin’: a necessary and relevant story about racism in America
Hannah V. (12)
“Dear Martin” by Nic Stone will likely be one of the most powerful, heartfelt, and honest books you will ever read. In only 200 pages, this fictional book teaches you about racism, class, and what it is like to be a black teenager in present-day America.
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Jandy Nelson
Jandy Nelson's 'I'll Give You the Sun'
Chihiro H. (12)
At thirteen, oddball Noah mind-paints the world around him and falls in love with the fascinating boy next door; brazen Jude wears neon bikinis and dives off cliffs just for the thrill of it. Flashforward three years later, 16-year-old Noah has destroyed all his art and Jude hides under oversized hoodies.
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Ms. Horn
Ms. Horn

“I don’t remember a time in my life when music was not a part of it. Even though my parents weren’t musically trained, they really appreciated music, so they enrolled all of us [my siblings and I]...

Mine
Mine

"It started off in 10th grade when something bad happened in my life, and those feelings went out of control. I started having breakdowns during classes, and at home. I couldn’t stop thinking about it....

Mr. Sean Thompson
Mr. Sean Thompson

“I’ve always considered myself a bit of a frustrated-artist-at-heart. You know, I had my whole comic book design phase in Junior High School, and it’s naturally growing into a sort of a digital art...