My white lie got bigger and bigger. My white lie was that I ate the last cookie and said that somebody ate it.Read More
that great leaps in learning can come from one-on-one attention and that building writing skills leads to future success. For our city's youth, 826DC offers these opportunities - right in the heart of the District of Columbia. Make magic happen with us today.
There’s trouble in the galaxy!
A planet is in crisis, and only you – the representatives of the Galactic Council – can resolve the conflict. In this workshop, you will create your very own alien character and home planet, and write a speech advocating for your solution to the crisis.
My Life as a Dog/Shark
"I jumped into action, ran into the water, swam over to that person, and bit the jellyfish without getting shocked. Here comes my favorite part, I thought."
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