Summer 2019

Summer 2019 cover

Skipping Stones

Vol. 31, No. 3                                              July – Sept. 2019                                       ISSN: 0899-529X

Annual Haiku Exhibit  •  The 2019 Book Awards  •  Celebrating America

 2        Haiku and Art by Eighth Graders in Ohio

 5        Dancing Feet

 7        Bringing Awareness to the Refugee Crisis

 8        Social and Peer Justice  •  Shattered Shell, Shattered Harmony

 9        Where Cherry Blossoms Line the Road  •  Open Beauty

10       Ramón’s Lucky Toothache

11       Hurricane Maria  •  The Beach

12       Petty Fight      

15       Asian Celebration Haiku Contest      

17       Haiku Entries from California

19       The 2019 Honors List of Multicultural & Nature Books

21       If I Can’t Speak, It Doesn’t Mean I Have No Rights

22       Fast Fashion:  The True Cost

23       The Piñata:  It’s Not Just for Birthdays

24       Dragons Down Under

26        Music to His Ears and Hands

27        Beyond The Blues:  Sailing Around the Globe

28         Sacred Cows

29         Schoolboys, Rain, and Multicolored Umbrellas                      

30         Celebrate America 2019 Creative Writing Contest:

                              Tell Me A Story  •  Land of Dreams

32       History of the Contemporary Middle Kingdom

33       We Are Not So Distinct

34       East Meets West! Photographs of the Western United States

Regular Departments

Cover:         Haiku and Art by Nazin Taraghi, grade 7, California.

 3                From the Editor

 6                What’s On Your Mind? 

10               Cultural Collage:  Ramón’s Lucky Toothache

13               Skipping Stones Stew

14               Nana Jean:  On Friendship  

25               Noteworthy N.E.W.S.

36              Back Cover:  The 2019 Haiku Contest Exhibit