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Skipping Stones is an award-winning, international, non-profit magazine. We celebrate ecological and cultural diversity, facilitates a meaningful exchange of ideas and experiences. Young readers of Skipping Stones, ages 8 to 16, hail from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

We try our best to make their reading of Skipping Stones an active experience, relevant to issues confronting them locally and globally. Youth respond to the world through Skipping Stones Magazine...

Skipping Stones readers hail from north, south, east, and west. From villages to inner cities, youth have something to say, about their culture, school, religion, environment, neighborhood... and Skipping Stones provides a forum for sharing it. Any way you choose to express your dreams and opinions, Skipping Stones provides a place for writers and artists of all ages and backgrounds to communicate creatively and openly.

Honors and Recognitions

Skipping Stones has been honored with a number of recognitions including the:

  • 2013 Children's Publication Award of the National Association for Multicultural Education
  • NAME Award of the National Association for Multicultural Education (2007 & 1997)
  • NewsStand Resources Gold Award for our Sept-Oct 2006 cover (2007)
  • Equity Award of the 4J Schools (2003)
  • Parent's Guide to Children's Media Award (2003)
  • Golden Apple Award of the Eugene Education Association (1996)
  • EdPress Golden Shoestring Award (1995)
  • EdPress Distinguished Achievement Award (1993)
  • Parent's Choice Award (1989)

We continue to receive numerous of letters of appreciation from parents, teachers and students alike. Over the years, we have been reviewed in many publications such as the Utne Reader, School Library Journal, Multicultural Education, Multicultural Review, Book Report, Reading Today, NewsLinks, Rethinking Schools, Creative Classroom, Earth Island Journal, Green Teacher, Learning, East-West Journal, The Writer, and several international and regional periodicals.

In January 2003, our executive editor Arun Toke' was honored by The Writer magazine with their Writer Award, and in January 2011, with the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Leadership Award of the City of Eugene. Similarly, our former president of the board and a regular columnist, Hanna K. Still aka Dear Hanna was honored in Montreal, Canada, with the Helen Award in 1999.



Skipping Stones Magazine
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Eugene, OR 97403 USA.
Telephone: (541) 342-4956