A morning ritual helps me care for my mother.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on what happens before a video goes viral. Plus: More news we’re reading.
A short story.
Growing up with multiple caregivers.
Surgery, and the death of a beloved pet.
An animated tale of puppy love.
A new diagnosis, and people-watching related revelations.
Losing a grandparent.
Parting with the past and finding fresh starts.
Even when you know someone you love is dying, there is no way to prepare for it at all.
July’s theme is ORIGIN STORY. 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!