Participate in National Poetry Month this April!

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See example poems and submit your work at www.kclibrary.org/teens/writing.

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Teen Zine

Want to get published!? The Kansas City Teen Zine is back! We want to publish the most talented teenagers in Kansas City for Unheard Voices #2! We are looking for submission of essays, book/movie reviews, fiction, photography, art, poetry, comics, drawings, short stories, and more to be published. All work MUST be original. All works will be reviewed by other teens in Kansas City for publication.

Submit your work!


Princess on the Brink by Meg Cabot


Mia is a junior but everything is going terribly worng hearing news from her boyfriend Michael, he sould be leaving for Japan for a year. Now Mia have to convince Michael to stay.

Jasmine- Grade 9 Central High School

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld


The book is about three different type of worlds ugly, pretty, and specials and Tally live inthe world of the Uglies wishing that she could be a Pretty, but when she get her wish what would it cost?

Chaves- Grade 10 Central High School

Dangerous Girls 2 by R.L. Stine


Destiny has left the Darkness but her she sty init. There father tried to find a cure but will he? And will Destiny have to return to the Dark to save her sister life?

Chaves- Grade 10 Central High School

Heart on My Sleeve by Ellen Wittlinger


A weekend a Cartwright College leads a prospective freshman to get to the school (Chloe) when she meets a junior names Julian she gets out of control she doesn't want to stay focused. Her best friend Eli who likes chloe but she things as Eli as a brother. Get's crushed when he finds out that she liks a stuck up boy.

Brionna- Grade 10 Central High School

Daughter of Invention by Julia Alvarez

The Garcia family settles in New York after fleeing from the Dominican Republic. They leave to escape dictator General Issimo TruJillo vengeace of this secret police- Sim. The Garcia's are fictional but TrugJillo is not during his rule (1930-1961) many families sought refuge and a new life in the United States.

Brionna- Grade 10 Central High School