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November 2023 / Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Ecuador, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

A Paradise in the Middle of the World

by Maria Altamiramo Did you know that Ecuador has this name because it is geographically located on the equatorial line of the Earth? Without a doubt, Ecuador is a country… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Food, Informative Writing, Mexico, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2023

Chihuahua – Smashing! Amazing!

by Liz NDoumi People believe that the Apache Indians (pictured here) come from the USA, but the reality is different. For thousands of centuries, Chihuahua was the heart of the… Read More

November 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Informative Writing, Morocco, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2023

My Story with Moroccan TBOURIDA

by Tarik Mansouri At the age of 15, my family and I were invited to my cousin’s engagement celebration, which was the first time I attended an event outside of… Read More

November 2023 / Art, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

To Love Someone You Have To Love Yourself

by Natalia Tovar… Read More

October 2023 / Family, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2023

True Beauty is Found Not in the Exception But in the Common Place

by Afaf Do we need true beauty? If we find it, how will it affect our life? From my experiences I found beauty in everything I have done. For example:… Read More

October 2023 / Arts, Informative Writing, Interests and Hobbies, Nonfiction, SPOTLIGHT 2022

How to Make Cartoons, Then and Now

by Halima Naser Many years ago, animators made cartoons by drawing a lot of pictures and by using paper. In the past, it was a lot of hard work to… Read More

October 2023 / Community, Education and Learning, Goals, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2022, U.S. History and Government

My Social Improvement Plan

by Alex Laheb During the past two years of the covid-19 pandemic, I saw that America had systemic racism in every state. When George Floyd was killed by a police… Read More

October 2023 / Countries, Cultural Traditions, Family, Informative Writing, Interests and Hobbies, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Peru, SPOTLIGHT 2022

Dancing the Marinera

by Inocencia Toribio Garcia The Marinera is a wonderful dance, and it is a symbol of being Peruvian. Don Abelardo Gamarra, known as “El Tunante,” named this famous dance. It… Read More

October 2023 / Afghanistan, Community, Countries, Cultural Traditions, Informative Writing, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, Philosopy, SPOTLIGHT 2022

Eid al-Adha: The Feast of Sacrifice

by Mursal Hewadmal Afghanistan has two major festivals or “Eids”—a big Eid and a small Eid. I want to tell you about the big Eid. It is called “Eid… Read More

October 2023 / Countries, El Salvador, Informative Writing, Nature, Nonfiction, Personal Narrative, SPOTLIGHT 2022

Earthquake In El Salvador

by Hilda Colato Perdomo Twenty years ago, in January 2001, there was an earthquake of magnitude 7.6. It struck hard in El Salvador. I was a young woman. My family… Read More