My Not-So-Horrible-Experience at Carolina Creek Christian Camp personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Annie Z.
 
“Swoosh.” The car zoomed past buildings varying in sizes. I stared diligently into the distance, silently tapping my finger on the transparent window. This slightly broke the thick silence that previously drifted lazily in the atmosphere. After riding in a car...
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My Math Competition personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Anonymous
 
When I was in 6th grade, my dad had signed me up for a math competition. While even the thought of it was dreadful, many other complex parts had come into play during my time studying for it, such as the consequences of procrastination and the psychology of the human...
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Writing about Writing personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Jerry Z.
 
“One hour left!”
 
These three words knocked me back to reality with a jarring impact. I stared at my blank document and it stared right back. With my mind racing and heart pounding, I thought back about what had gotten me into this horrible...
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The Great Mosquito Invasion of 2019 personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Hannah S.
 
“EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!” I screeched.
 
A small black dot zoomed past my ear at the speed of light. I whirled around to find that a pesky mosquito had landed on the roof, far from my reach. My roommate, Izzy, was...
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Fear of Nothing personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
By Anonymous
 
SWOOOSH! I had just come down the beginners hill at full speed, feeling satisfied with my lesson. I carefully pried off my goggles and a blast of cold air whipped and lashed at my eyes. Although it was sunny, the wind and snow still flew into the little crevasses of...
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The Day My Brother Left personal narratives Aug 28, 2020
It was the night before he left, and I could not sleep. It was 11:56 PM, and I was rolling around in my bed, shuffling the pillow around so my head could get into a comfortable position. I had been trying as hard as I could for about an hour, but my mind was racing. I kept thinking about...
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Super Girl personal narratives Aug 26, 2020
By Sahana Rajkumar
Intro 200
 
The morning air was filled with excitement, and a cool summer breeze hit my face as we drove towards the towering roller coasters with sharp twists and deadly turns. The smell of freshly buttered popcorn and the ice-cold sodas hit me like a ton of...
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The Prelude personal narratives Aug 26, 2020
By Shreya Sharath
Intro 200
 
In a doctor’s office, you are surrounded by white. White tiles, white halls, white chairs, white clothes, and white rooms. You never know what comes out of these white rooms. Some kids might be crying because they just got their flu shots; others...
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Of "Silly Stuff" and Spiders personal narratives Aug 26, 2020
By Bhavya Adhyaksham
Intro 200
 
On my 10th birthday, I went to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey with my family and friends. It took four hours to get there. I mostly talked to my friend and we played fun games like “I Spy.” Halfway there, we stopped at a service...
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Book Review: Chains book reviews Jun 24, 2020
By: Shriyan Ahuja
9/10
 
     The book “Chains” is the first book in the series “Seeds of America” by Laurie Halse Anderson. In this book, the main character Isabel, a slave, has just received the news that her owner, Miss Mary Finch, has died....
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Book Review: Fahrenheit 451 book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Aarya Tyagi
10/10
 
     Fahrenheit 451 tells the story of Guy Montag, a naive man in a future dystopian society that has banned the possession of books. Guy’s job is to burn books that citizens are illegally keeping. In an encounter with a new neighbor, Guy...
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Book Review: The Giver book reviews Jun 17, 2020
By: Vincent Liu
 
     In The Giver, the main characters are Jonas and The Giver. Some supporting characters are Jonas’ family unit, Asher, Fiona, and Gabe. The conflict is that in Jonas’ community, people have left their memories of feelings, color, snow,...
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