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Teen Ink Magazine, May 2010 Edition


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College Guide


College ReviewsBerea College Custom User Avatar
College ReviewsColorado College Custom User Avatar
College ReviewsPenn State Hazleton Custom User Avatar
College ReviewsUniversity of Toronto Custom User Avatar

Fiction


The Masked Women of Kabul By Kelsey F., Carbondale, CO
A New Chapter Custom User Avatar
And Lucy Custom User Avatar
Silence Custom User Avatar

Hot Topics


Community ServiceGifts of the Soul Custom User Avatar
Community ServiceMany Thank Yous By Yuri B., Phoenix, AZ
EnvironmentA Better Earth Starts at Home Custom User Avatar
EnvironmentJust Tossing It Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorAnti-Fairy Tale Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorBehind These Sunglasses Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorConformity/Nonconformity By Stephanie Y., Brooklyn, NY
Letters to the EditorGetting Published Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorI Should Switch to Decaf By Lindsey T., Cincinnati, OH
Letters to the EditorOur Generation's Woodstock Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorThe Blind Side Custom User Avatar
Pride & PrejudicePlease Tell Your Mother What I’m Saying? Custom User Avatar
Pride & PrejudiceWho Is A Korean Custom User Avatar

Nonfiction


After Nine Years Custom User Avatar
My Brown Eyed Girl By Anonymous
Celebrity interviewsInterviewing the Interviewer By Eliza E., New York, NY
Celebrity interviewsJournalist Nicholas Kristof By Eliza E., and Alicia H., New York, NY
Celebrity interviewsOne Experience Custom User Avatar
Educator of the YearDebra Johnson-Dahrouge, Composition, Neptune High By Morgan M., Ocean Grove, NJ
Educator of the YearMelody Lundy, Geography, Cleburne High Custom User Avatar
Educator of the YearStephen Haggerty, Math, Holy Name Central By Nick B., Worcester, MA
HeroesActivists Budi and Peggy Soehardi, Zach Hunter, and Shane Claiborne Custom User Avatar
HeroesMother Jenny Y. Custom User Avatar
MemoirFather Knows Best Custom User Avatar
MemoirI'm A Zebra Custom User Avatar
MemoirMilk, Saltines, Laundry Detergent By Anonymous, Glendale, AZ
Personal ExperienceDreams Deferred By Shavonne K., Hull, MA
Personal ExperienceRunning Stars Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceThe Question Custom User Avatar
SportsGreen and Gold Family By Ben H., Rice Lake, WI
SportsThe Ring By Quang N., Seattle, WA
Travel & CultureBroken Barriers in Spain By Dale F., Dummerston, VT
Travel & CultureLeaving a Life By Sara D., Wyckoff, NJ
Travel & CultureUnder the Veil of the City Custom User Avatar

Opinion


Embracing Banned Books Custom User Avatar
Land of the Free? Custom User Avatar
School Days Off for Muslims By Anonymous, Wexford, PA
The Know-it-all Generation Custom User Avatar
The Pyramids Custom User Avatar

Reviews


Book ReviewsBridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsFahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsLetter To My Daughter by Maya Angelou Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsOlive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsTears Of A Tiger by Sharon M. Draper Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsThe Help by Kathryn Stockett Custom User Avatar
Movie Reviews500 Days of Summer By Michael R., Nashua, NH
Movie ReviewsDear John By Jennifer A., Phoenix, AZ
Movie ReviewsThe Proposition Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsTitanic Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsYouth in Revolt By Francesca R., Glendale, AZ
Music ReviewsAtmosphere - "You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsMarianas Trench - "Masterpiece Theater" By Anonymous, Thorold, Canada
Music ReviewsMayday Parade - "A Lesson in Romantics" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsMika - "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsThe Backstreet Boys - "This is Us" Custom User Avatar

Art / Photo


A Life in Between Custom User Avatar
Aero Sky Custom User Avatar
Alien Me Custom User Avatar
All Alone By Alexis H., Douglasville, GA
Amanda Color Custom User Avatar
an untold story behind his eyes Custom User Avatar
Analysis of the Mind Custom User Avatar
Autumn Custom User Avatar
Banana Mint Pudding Custom User Avatar
Bike Ride Custom User Avatar
Biker By Maria S., Jamaica, NY
Bittersweet Memory Custom User Avatar
Blissful Innocence Custom User Avatar
Books Custom User Avatar
Boy in the shrubs ( wild child ) Custom User Avatar
Busy Bee By Rachel A., Proctor, WV
Chemistry Gal Custom User Avatar
Easter Bunny Custom User Avatar
Eleven Eleven Custom User Avatar
Ellyn Custom User Avatar
Face Of Midnight's Glow By April L., Lubbock, TX
From Boy to Bird: A Catastrophic Birth of Gallant Intent Custom User Avatar
Girls Custom User Avatar
goodnight By Emily Marie H., marshall, MI
If I were a mouse Custom User Avatar
In The Clouds Custom User Avatar
It's too early By Erin H., Carrollton, TX
Lifted off his feet By Daniel W., croton-on-hudson, NY
listening Custom User Avatar
My Mime Custom User Avatar
Pattern By Gracie G., St. Louis, MO
Silence is the loudest scream Custom User Avatar
Simple Joy By Samuel R., Fairway, KS
Stessed Custom User Avatar
Summer! Custom User Avatar
Summer! Custom User Avatar
The Alley Custom User Avatar
The Exit Custom User Avatar
Those days By Megan O., Jacksonville, FL
Tree Hugger Custom User Avatar
Walk From The Sun Custom User Avatar

Poetry


A Bleeding Heart Custom User Avatar
Begin Again Custom User Avatar
Black Hole Custom User Avatar
Creeping Custom User Avatar
Descending Marriage Tree Custom User Avatar
Eternal Sentinel Custom User Avatar
fort hood Custom User Avatar
Jane Austen Heroine Custom User Avatar
Limitless Custom User Avatar
Many Diaries Custom User Avatar
Micro Troops Custom User Avatar
Not Applicable Custom User Avatar
Ode to My Shoe Custom User Avatar
Only a Statistic, Only a Child Custom User Avatar
Shoulds Custom User Avatar
Springtime By Naveen Q., Hemet, CA
That Was I Custom User Avatar
Too Lazy Custom User Avatar
Me Through a Lens Custom User Avatar
They Cannot Understand By Rebecca P., New City, NY
A Late September Morning Custom User Avatar
A Rhyme of Madness Custom User Avatar
A Snowy Morning Custom User Avatar
A star twice the size of Jupiter Custom User Avatar
After By Anonymous, Easton, PA
An Observation Custom User Avatar
An Untitled Aspiration Custom User Avatar
Atlas Custom User Avatar
Beads Custom User Avatar
Biology Lesson Custom User Avatar
Book Custom User Avatar
Broken Moments Custom User Avatar
Carolina Custom User Avatar
Childhood Custom User Avatar
Construction of a Life Custom User Avatar
Conversation Custom User Avatar
creativity, where are you? Custom User Avatar
Dad and the Slingshot Custom User Avatar
Days & Nights Custom User Avatar
Definining Definitions Custom User Avatar
Downfall Custom User Avatar
Driver Custom User Avatar
enjoy the little things Custom User Avatar
Falling By Anonymous, Whitby, Canada
Falling Custom User Avatar
Fast Poetry Custom User Avatar
First Custom User Avatar
Fresh Bread Custom User Avatar
Good-Night Custom User Avatar
He approached me Custom User Avatar
Heaven & Haiti Custom User Avatar
Here's To You Custom User Avatar
Home Custom User Avatar
How Come? Custom User Avatar
I Am Standing Custom User Avatar
Indecision Custom User Avatar
Journey By Anonymous, Newton, MA
Listen Custom User Avatar
Lost in Tranquility Custom User Avatar
Martin Luther King Jr to President Obama Custom User Avatar
Musician in Concert Custom User Avatar
My Face Custom User Avatar
Name Definition Pain Custom User Avatar
nostalgia Custom User Avatar
Oblivion Custom User Avatar
Out in the World Custom User Avatar
pears Custom User Avatar
Peek Peek Custom User Avatar
Raw meat Custom User Avatar
Rising like a Winging Gull Custom User Avatar
Science Class Custom User Avatar
Searching for Because Custom User Avatar
See Hear Speak No Truth Custom User Avatar
September Custom User Avatar
Smelling Cursive By Anonymous, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Steam Custom User Avatar
Tears and Heartbreak Custom User Avatar
Teen Routine Custom User Avatar
Teenager Custom User Avatar
That Place By Anonymous, New Canaan, CT
The bee in my bonnet By Ashok S., Omaha, NE
The Fight By Jean S., Lakewood, WA
The Fog By Samuel R., Fairway, KS
The Istanbul Grill By Anna B., Fairfield, IA
The Last Conquest of a Dead Man Custom User Avatar
The Last Stop Custom User Avatar
the morning is quiet Custom User Avatar
Theory of Man Custom User Avatar
Version 2.0 By Emanuella R., Brooklyn, NY
Wallflower Custom User Avatar
What's-Your-Tea Saying? Custom User Avatar
You Move Me Custom User Avatar
Your Name is Who? By Anonymous, Lilburn, GA
A Common Exchange Custom User Avatar
Failure Custom User Avatar
Today Gone Be Aight Custom User Avatar
White is a Color, Not a Definition Custom User Avatar

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