Kids! of the Month
Amazing Kids! is proud to highlight the Amazing Kids! of the Month!
Each month, we showcase kids who are accomplishing amazing things. We hope that by telling their special stories, we will inspire other kids to accomplish their own amazing achievements.
Amazing Kids! of the Month for August, 2000:
Amazing Teen Writers & Artists, TeenInk Magazine, Newton, Massachusetts!
Quote of the month:
"I strongly believe teenagers need to be heard, so when I read your magazine, I was very moved. We have been given an opportunity to express our thoughts, feelings and show our talents. It is nice to see that people my age have so much talent and drive.
"Our generation has a voice - and not a negative one."
- Zoraida T., Auburn, NY
Quote from the TeenInk website at: http://TeenInk.com/About/WhatTeens.html
Amazing Kids! is proud to feature the amazing teenage writers, journalists, artists and photographers at TeenInk, a magazine written by teens, for teens! Check out their amazing work and see for yourself why these talented teens deserve to stand up and be recognized!
These talented teens get to show their stuff in the TeenInk monthly magazine, website, and upcoming TeenInk book! Read their story and who knows? Maybe they'll inspired you to submit your own creative work for one of their upcoming publications!
Teenage Writers, Journalists, Essayists, Photographers and Artists Have Their Say on TeenInk...
According to the TeenInk website, TeenInk is the nation's "most widely read magazine written exclusively by students!" Each month, teachers in over 4,500 high schools nationwide use it to help encourage reading, writing and critical thinking in their students, as well as help increase their students' self-esteem.
Founded in 1989, TeenInk is in its 12th year of publishing teen writing, art and photos. Did you know that so far, TeenInk has published over 25,000 student works? Now that's amazing!
In addition to the TeenInk monthly print magazine, TeenInk also published over12,000 works by teens on its website, TeenInk.com, and is publishing an upcoming book! TeenInk is published by the Young Authors Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Because there are no TeenInk staff writers, the magazine depends solely upon teens, ages 13-19, to submit their works for consideration on an ongoing basis. And the best part of all: it's completely free! They do not charge any submission or publishing fees!
The good news for teachers is that TeenInk also is available in class sets. In fact, TeenInk is currently sent to thousands of high schools and junior highs nationwide. You (teens, teachers, parents, anyone!) can even request a free sample copy at: http://TeenInk.com/Sample/.
OK, Teens! If you are between the ages of 13-19, send in your writing submissions today! Check out the TeenInk submission information page at: http://TeenInk.com/Submissions/
Something for Everybody...
The TeenInk website has a wide variety of features and areas of interest for teens. Teens can read some amazing fiction and nonfiction writing, as well as some awesome poetry, all written by their peers! What's more, they can submit their own writing, artwork or photographs, and even enter some cool contests!
TeenInk Website Resources
Below are some of the incredible features and resources available to teens on the TeenInk website.
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