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The New Library of Young Adult Writing, a free classroom resource from Merlyn's Pen, delivers top published stories, personal essays, and poems by U. S. students in grades 6--12.
Submit Your WritingYA FICTION BY AND FOR YOUNG ADULTS. Search the NEW LIBRARY for top works by writers under 20. See which novelists winning major awards today were published by Merlyns Pen when they were teens.

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"My dad began to talk to me about receiving my Indian name. . . . " Read I am Kwakiutl, in the New Library, about taking a name that would connect a boy to generations of his ancestors.

"Memory can play cruel tricks on the mind. . . . " In the New Library, read The Glue Jar, a personal narrative about one event that changed everything.


"What we did there will stay with me forever. . . . " Read Lake Makwa in the New Library, a memoir about a teen's trust in himself and his band of explorers.

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