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Teen Ink Magazine, January 2006 Edition


Whether you're interested in poetry, sports, movie reviews or fiction, there's something inside for you. Find out what other teens across the country are thinking, writing and creating - then send us your work and let your voice be heard!
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College Guide


A Force of Nature By Dana H., Yorktown Heights, NY
Goal: Veterinarian By Eric W., New City, NY
Knitting By Blair B., Davis, CA
Arizona State University By Elijah B., Glendale, AZ
Oklahoma City University By Jill B., Cleburne, TX
University of Pennsylvania By Joshua Y., Cary, NC
Virginia Tech By Ryan E., Wilmington, DE
Wesley College By Amber H., Wilmington, DE
Wesleyan University By Joseph L., Hull, MA

Fiction


After Tea and Cakes and Ices By Katelyn K., Fredericksburg, VA
Lady Widow By Amanda L., Aurora, CO
Lisa By Dana H., Yorktown Heights, NY
Long-Distance Calls By Lee C., New York, NY
Purpose By Molly S., Grove, OK
Straight As An Arrow By Sarah M., San Diego, CA
Truth Hurts By Emily M., Whiting, VT
Truthful Lies By Nadia D., Statesboro, GA
The Adventures of Boudro By Chason D., Rock Island, IL

Hot Topics


Good Times in Catatao By Dory T., Salt Lake City, UT
Hooves for Health By Laura E., Melbourne, FL
The Silent Speaker By Julie S., Pembroke, MA
A Cry from Earth By Elizabeth P., Williamsville, NY
Global Warming Is Here By Nick E., Hillsboro, OR
What Do You See? By Julia F., Newbury, NH
Addicted By Anonymous
Thankful By Delaney S., Auburn, NY
Turner Syndrome By Kayleigh G., Meriden, CT
Images of Mom By Sarah H., Vineyard Haven, MA
More About the Outdoors By Wesley V., Shreveport, LA
The Answers By Will D.
The Sins They Die For By Seana H., Newark, DE
Where Was FEMA? By Rachel F., Flower Mound, TX
Disability By Britain R., Boardman, OH
I Believe By Youn-Ah K., E. Moline, IL
Where? By Byran D., New City, NY
Breaking the Silence By Iqra A., Skokie, IL
My Motivation By Erin E., Pelham, AL
One Tear For Bravery By Ashley J., Kalispell, MT
Who am I? By Mary B., Ridgway, PA

Nonfiction


120 Minutes By Madeleine H., Katonah, NY
A Turn for the Best By Kellie D., St. Rose, LA
Grandma By Megan W., Lincoln, NE
Photographs By Christina P., Tucson, AZ
Shattered Dreams By Scott B., Cleburne, TX
Soft By Alicia C., Cheshire, CT
The Corvette Story By John T., Skaneateles, NY
Think Before You Act By Lauren M., Wilmington, DE
Diplomat Chiune Sugihara By Kara D., Franklin, MA
Hurricane Katrina Volunteers: Unsung Heroes By Melanie H., Mooringsport, LA
Soldier Ryan Johnson By Kristin B., Middletown, DE
World War II Survivor Mary Carano By Kelly L., Boardman, OH
A Fish Tale By Joshua A., No. Platte, NE
Cry for Help By Ben P., Charlottesville, VA
Getting My Honesty By Megan M., Albuquerque, NM
Hurricane Katrina By Kaitlyn G., Covington, LA
Wretched, Beautiful Computer By K. J., Shirley, MA
Cheerleading is a Sport By Renee R., Arlington Heights, IL
Finding Myself on the Mat By Caitlin K., Albrightsville, PA
Life on My Feet By Brandon L., Gouverneur, NY
Skateboarding By Joel L., Huntley, MT
Unknown
Africa By Sky F., Jim Thorpe, PA
Inshallah By Ryan I., Cohasset, MA
Life in Cádiz By Mary J., St. Charles, IL
My Trek to the Tower By June J., Helena, AL
The Real Boston By Ava B., Boston, MA

Opinion


A Glimpse At Social Warfare By Calvin A., Northridge, CA
First Day of the New Year By Zoe C., Central Islip, NY
Gift Cards By Kathleen S., Cinnaminson, NJ
Irony in the Workforce By Leah G., Glendale, AZ
Mr. Left & Mr. Right By Daniel V., Newark, DE
The Harry Potter Saga: Its Life and Death By Antigone D., Raleigh, NC
The Media Monopoly By Evan O., Cannon Falls, MN

Reviews


A Corner of the Universe
A Northern Light
Children of the River
Monster
Tears of a Tiger
The Kite Runner
The Plains of Passage
Cinderella Man By Julia S., Maple Glen, PA
Crash By Rose F., San Mateo, CA
Jarhead By Ryan T., Conneaut, OH
Saw II By Brandon B., Phoenix, AZ
The 40-Year-Old Virgin By Ian M., Newark, DE
The Perfect Score By Croix B., Oshkosh, WI
My Top Three Albums By Louie A., New City, NY
Pulp Fiction - Collector’s Edition Soundtrack By Noelle B., Glendale, AZ
Searching for a Former Clarity
The Phantom of the Opera Soundtrack
Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge

Poetry


A Light on in the Kitchen By Krista D., Pembroke, NH
Brooklyn By Rebecca P., New City, NY
Cold By Kai C., Juneau, AK
Eye Candy By Stephanie X., Seekonk, MA
Greed By Jane W., Makanda, IL
Her Papa’s Hands By Christy A., Portland, ME
Legos By Adam K., Kailua, HI
Morning Time By Justin S., Newton, NJ
My Sacred By Zoe L., Wayland, MA
My White Bishop By Michael D., Nampa, ID
Prodigy Child By Kathryn M., Haymarket, VA
Smile for the Camera, Sweetie By Ashlee M., Towson, MD
Spoons By Christopher M., Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Take a Vacation By Krysia L., W. Cornwall, CT
There is a light on in my room By Elizabeth W., Northfield, IL
To Be a Square By Chelsea R., Cohasset, MA
Tomorrow’s Muse By Ariel K., Doylestown, PA
Welcome to Me By Julie R., Peoria, AZ
Young Vanity By Caitlin H., Concord, NH

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