June 6, 2011
Last Thursday evening at the Brava Theater in the Mission, over 50 JJSE students celebrated the publication of their new book Beyond Stolen Flames, Forbidden Fruit, and Telephone Booths, which is a collection of personal narratives about myth. The book is a a project of 826 Valencia, a local organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their writing skills, and to helping teachers get their students excited about the writing.
Joining the students was Khaled Hosseini, bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns.
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