In-School Projects News
We’re now accepting applications for the 2019 Young Authors’ Workshop!
Each summer, 826 Valencia hosts its annual Young Authors’ Workshop (YAW), a three-week writing camp open for students entering grades ten through twelve, who are…
Celebrating the Young Authors’ Book Project
The release party for our latest Young Authors' Book Project was a huge success! We're very proud of these amazing students and their hard work.
762 students published this Spring
Pick up a copy of new student writing!
August Volunteer of the Month!
"Working with the students here at 826 has been so thrilling. I’m constantly in the company of kids who are anxious to learn.”
Presenting our latest book project: what sixty-six young authors believe
The beliefs examined include everything from “I believe that I will be the first person in my family to graduate high school” to “I believe that ADHD is not a disability, it’s a superpower.”
The Moon Changed Me, stories of wonder and whimsy
Short stories and persuasive writing from third, fourth, and fifth graders, on shelves now at the Pirate Supply Store!
Straight-Up News pushes students to challenge themselves and each other
One student shares: being a published author “feels cool because now everyone is going to read my opinion about my topic.”
The 826 way: an AmeriCorps member reflects on her year of service
“I have learned that individualized support can empower students, making them more comfortable putting their story out into the world. This year has reinforced for me, again and again, that every student can learn.”
It‘s Not a Secret…Anymore!
On Monday, March 16, students, volunteers, and staff came together in the 826 Valencia Writing Lab to celebrate the release of the first chapbook to…