A young girl yearns to meet her estranged father. A group of friends make a rap video that goes viral. Two teens fight zombies during the apocalypse. These are some of the stories in Thunder Was The Only Thing I Could Hear, a collection of short stories, memories, and personal essays written by 8th graders in the MS 7 East Harlem Writer’s Room. Throughout the school year, students worked on a variety of creative writing projects, and now, finally, the best of their work is in your hands.
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