Cicada

Recommended for:  Ages Teen & Young Adult

What We Like: Written for and by teens and young adults; for those who love to read and write, includes a great online site.

Things to Know:  6 issues/year; check your local library.

 

Cricket

Recommended for:  Ages 8 - 14

What We Like:  Features children's literature, poems, stories, songs & crafts; includes a contest for kids each issue.  Magazine is designed to stimulate the imagination.

Things to Know: 9 issues/year 

 

Muse

Recommended for:  Ages 9 - 14

What We Like:  Great variety of articles, from poetry to science to music.  Topics are more advanced and have included genetics, physics, visual arts - designed to stimulate thinking.

Things to Know:  9 issues/year; check your local library.

 

New Moon

Recommended for:  Ages 8 - 14

What We Like:  Designed for girls - features girl editors and girl contributors from around the world.  Magazine includes poems, stories, artwork and personal profiles.

Things to Know:  6 issues/year

 

Plays

Recommended for:  Ages 8 - 18

What We Like:  Features one-act plays and programs for kids.  For kids who love acting and drams - includes a variety of plays (comedies, skits, holiday, creative drama & puppets).

Things to Know:  7 issues/year (Oct. - May); school music or drama dept. may have subscription

 

Stone Soup

Recommended for:  Ages 8 - 13

What We Like:  International magazine written and illustrated by children ages 8 - 14.  Includes stories, poems, artwork and book reviews.

Things to Know: 6 issues/year