On shedding a previous life experience, unlearning, and relearning.
Our favorite games to help you get to know a new crew.
Illustrations about the magic of camp friendships.
Back for the first time.
A photographic time capsule from a summer of independence.
Records of a bittersweet ending.
An adorable way to proclaim your feelings about practically anything.
Feeling nostalgic for last summer’s adventures.
An excerpt from the new graphic memoir by Maggie Thrash.
Clothes with which to pack your bedroom and/or bunk closet.
August's theme is WORK IN PROGRESS. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!