Stop asking fools for acceptance when they are the ones who need guidance Originally published in “Spit Fire”Read More
This Time They Hear You
is our newest book, an illustrated collection of science-inspired fairytales written by local third-grade authors and published through our Young Authors' Book Project (YABP).
From revising sonnets, exploring fractions, and illustrating centaurs to donating and spreading the word about 826DC, there are a ton of ways to help magic happen here.
help students of all ages write their own paths forward—and have fun doing it. At risk for a zombie apocalypse? We've got a writing workshop lesson plan for that. Running for Kid President? We can help a student craft her winning platform. From the serious to the silly, we're ready to create with you.
First of all I’m tall Face strong Real different huh Speak my mind But that ain’t how they want me to be Stressin’ but ain’t nothing progressing But that ain’t how life’s supposed to be Everybody wants me to be this, be that But that’s not what it’s gonna be!Read More
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826DC is trying to raise $30K by June 30, 2019 to help fund all of our free writing programs for DC students, including this year’s 826DC Summer Camp!Read More
826DC is getting ready for our WHOSE GARDEN WAS THIS? summer writing intensive in July, a free two-week program designed for students in third through sixth grade and all about conservation!Read More
The third-grade authors behind THIS TIME THEY HEAR YOU, their families, their teachers, and their illustrators all had a blast celebrating this new title with 826DC!Read More
On a sunny Saturday afternoon earlier this year, students ages 6-18 and their families joined 826DC for our Tivoli’s Astounding Urban Legend Writing workshop.Read More
826DC will publish THIS TIME THEY HEAR YOU, an anthology of science-inspired fairy tales written by third-grade authors through our Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), in just a few weeks!Read More