Gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles are in the spotlight.
I exist, I rebel, I prosper.
“You are real. Your identity is real. What you’re fighting for—your words, your power—that’s all real.”
Tokens Rookie readers exchanged to say, “See you next year.”
Being in the minority is hard, but you’re not alone.
Cartoons, doodles, to-do lists, and other glimpses inside a May sketchbook.
Kerry Washington is a master of privacy, Rumer Willis pushes back against photo retouching, and students debate representation in textbooks.
The singer’s new video is an homage to playing hooky.
Can’t stop thinking about what’s next.
Take pride in accomplishments big and small.
August’s theme is FILL IN THE BLANK.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!