We’re Nowhere Near the End by Paul Crenshaw

Looking For Luke Skywalker by Penny Guisinger

Canoe Medicine by Jenny Fleming

God Waits in the Thunder by Lee Huttner


Sounds by Rita Ciresi

areil satellite view of connecticutt, showing rivers into ocean

Niantic, Willimantic. Pattagansett, Hammonasset. Naugatuck, Saugatuck, Aspetuck. Shetucket…. I am seven years old. Our second grade teacher makes us memorize the Connecticut rivers.

Future Perfect by Tricia Theis

numbers indicating which check-out line it is

The woman who stood in front of me in the checkout line at the grocery store had Down syndrome. She was shorter than me by almost a foot and I couldn’t tell how old she was.