A new pet and painting woes.
Women who have confronted police. Plus: High school journalists uncover a big story, & more.
Is there some standard way to practice self-care?
Dream up your own reasons to celebrate.
Finding some peace on a walk with my best friend.
Surgery, and the death of a beloved pet.
An animated tale of puppy love.
It’s a magical connection.
The story of how two pals found each other.
Reviews of Rookie readers’ pets and other favorite animals.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!