Children and teens, ages six to 18, have shared their poetry, stories, short plays, essays, drawings and photographs with the library. Our staff received more than 150 submissions and selected 47 contributors.
Here is a complete list of the young authors and artists featured in the 26th edition of the publication:
A.C. Flora High School - Norah Morgan
Arrows Academy - Ashley Fowlkes; Cameron Sapienza
Blythewood High School - Moriyah Viera
Brockman Elementary School - Madelyn Farrell
C.A. Johnson High School - Kamoni Davis
Center for Inquiry - Nicholas Gatson
Connections Academy - Madeleine Greer
Crayton Middle School - Memphis Daniels
Crossroads Intermediate School - Braelyn Byars
Dent Middle School - Graham Mirosavich; Lillian Mirosavich; Giovanni Sambenedetto
Dreher High School - Sadee Broughton; Dominik Stewart
Dutch Fork Middle School - Logan Rollins
East Point Academy - Lily Stockard
Forest Lake Elementary School - Nathan Mirosavich
Hammond School - Margaret James Hill
Harbison West Elementary School - Jordan Simmons; Taliah Simmons
Heathwood Hall - Sophia Famolari
Homeschool - Jaleea Calmese; Christopher Koparov; Leila Jackson; Brant Miller; Alli White
Logan Elementary School - Alice Dillon; Nate Dillon
Long Leaf Middle School - Isis Bryan
Midlands Arts Conservatory - Maleah Anderson; Susan Faith Ellington; Haley Whitelaw
Montessori School of Columbia - Grace Kisner-Drennan; Lucy Kisner-Drennan; Evie Powell; Cameron Wheeler
Muller Road Middle School - Addison David
North Springs Elementary School - Hayden Whitelaw
Ridge View High School - Jada Broome
River Springs Elementary School - Carenza Smith
Rosewood Elementary School - Audrey Stuart; Max Wachtel; Sophie Wachtel
Satchel Ford Elementary School - Felicity Morris
Spring Valley High School - Ridha Fatima
White Knoll High School - Jordan Watson
View their work by accessing a digital copy of Kids in Print 2021 here: https://issuu.com/richlandlibrary/docs/rl_kip2021_srgb_optimized.
The library is providing printed copies to contributors and their families while including some in our collection as well.
In addition, a special virtual celebration was held in late spring 2021 to bring the work of each contributor to life. Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=167045932023028&t=6
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