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Can you find these words? AFFECTION ART BROTHER CARING

CAT CONNECTION DAD DOG

EATING EMOTION FAMILY FEELING

FRIENDS HEART HELPING LOVE

MOM POWERFUL SISTER VIDEO GAMES


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Dear Readers, I love working on StudentsXpress. I look forward to each issue and what the students will write and draw. I love going through all of the submissions, and I wish I could include more in the publication. I’m looking forward to next school year because, thanks to Authors in the Schools, we can continue to bring StudentsXpress to you. Furthermore, we are planning to update our web site over the summer with some fun additions you won’t want to miss. I hope you love the LOVE issue as much as I do. Have a great summer! —Rachel

School’s almost over and now it’s time to read for fun!! A great place to stock up on some incredible books is at the annual Printers Row Lit Fest – Sat. June 9 or Sun. June 10 on the 600 block of South Dearborn Street. Then come have fun outdoors at Field Market Days – June 31, July 14, 28, Aug. 11 and 25th (2PM-6PM) - on the campus of The Field Museum (south terrace). See, plenty to do this summer. Visit us at www.theNSPB.com to keep updated on fun activities. Enjoy!! Bonnie Near South Planning Board

Love brings us toge ther. Love is the reason why we are here. Love keeps us strong. —Albe rt P.

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I love playing video games. They are my favorite thing to do on the weekend. —Oliver

Love is... me and Mommy cooking together. Pizza! —Kiley

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The messenger arrived, Placing on my doorstep an envelope I did not know back then that the envelope would be the gateway of meeting her... An invitation it was to the duke’s palace I arrived at the duke’s palace at the arranged date, The hosting chamber had a classic ambience, which the visitants took to their pleasure, Performing was soothing waltz music I couldn’t help but notice the twirling red rose, with golden sunlight hair, put tight in a bun, with sky eyes, and rouge I proposed to her a dance, which she took as an affirmative yes After that magical moment my fate with the radiant maiden did not end; we kept in touch, and fell into a deep sea of love. Though my widow mother did not approve, For she said I must keep the family legacy and must not be mistaken, for the golden hair maiden had little wealth, but my mother could not interfere, between me and beautiful Aphrodite. Even on my mother’s death bed I denied parting from my true love. One day I had to leave on an extensive business trip Then agonizing news came! I’ve been deceived, for my inamoratas abandoned me for a wealthier man, leaving me in deep sorrow and a shattered heart I am frail in dying form, but I don’t care, just leave me as I fall in eternal darkness —Lamia A-A To the world you might be just one person but to me you are the world. —Damien R. Jazarra C.

It takes time to fall in love, you will not wake up one day and think you’re in love with a person you just met. There are many different ways to love someone. Love can grow and fade throughout time. It takes two to love. —Brandon A. Love is like having a warm blanket to snuggle in. Love is like watching your own death. Love has no limits, but it has too many constraints. It loves to mend souls, and loves to break hearts. That is the interesting and mysterious thing we call love. —Kaitlyn S. Love is Power

I love my family. Love is when you like someone or something. If you love someone a lot you will get married. If you like something you will be attached. If you love someone or something you will be together. —Carter S.

What is love? Is love even real? Is it something you can reach out and grab? Or is love like a breeze flowing through your hair? Can you even feel it or know that it’s there?

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Do we even need love to live? Or can we live a wonderful life without it?

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Is love something we find? Or do we earn it? Do we have it from the start until the end? Even though I don’t know exactly what love is, I know it is important and shouldn’t be taken for granted. —Karina P.F.

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Love is when two people have a great interest in each other, a deep romantic feeling for each other, a person or thing that one loves, a personified figure of love, often represented as Cupid. —Paulina A.

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Are there different kinds of love? Caring love? Maybe mad love? Or even crazy love?

Love is when someone takes care of you. Love is important because without it you will be all grumpy. God loves me and I love Him. I also love riding my bike.

What is love, I don’t know. Can I feel it sometimes? Not always, but I know when it’s there. How to explain it I don’t know. Is it everywhere? That I can’t answer, but when you feel it you know it’s there. Is it correct to feel this way? It’s like a dream that comes true, so yes that is correct to feel this way. For love is the only thing I enjoy. —Grey G.

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Love is something that you feel. It is electric like an eel Love is very sweet It makes your heart beat If you feel love You know it’s as beautiful as a dove It’s very kind And it sticks in your mind Love is a feeling you get And is not blocked by a net It is cute Not like a boot Love is your heart talking to you like a stomping boot Love is great —Allison L.

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love It’s the strongest force on earth, Yet not everyone knows what it’s worth. It might not always be the best But you will always have a home to come back to and rest. You might feel very lonely, But remember that you are one and only. So what is this strange word? Love. Because when people love you, You see the world with a whole new view. If you happen to be feeling blue, Those who love you, comfort you. With love, you are never alone even when you travel to parts unknown. Sadly, some might never know, they go through life without love’s glow. Always remember it’s not too late, to find love, love that’s great. —Lila P.

Ani P. Only your nose actually knows the special rose to represent my love. No words can be used unless to leave you confused to show you my love. no action or gift no matter how swift can be used to show you my love. —Clara O. LOVE it doesn’t cost a penny nor a dime it’s an amazing feeling that wraps around you like a blanket on a cold winter day —Kristina M.

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Loving Outgoing Very long lasting Empathy —Ronav N.

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Love is important because without love everyone would be lonely and you wouldn’t have anyone to turn to, or anyone to rely on. —Betty O.

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I can’t imagine how my life would be without the love of my family. We show our love for each other by what we say to each other and what we do for each other. My mom loves me by when she buys me shoes and real cool jeans. I love her when I cook her dinner. My dad loves me by an Xbox One and games. I will show love for him when I take care of him when he gets older. I love my sisters when they buy me things and I love them when I buy things for them too. I love my grandma when she cooks my favorite ribs. For my family to love me, I have to love them back. I love my friends, but the love of my family is more important to me. —Treyvon B.

I love my mommy and my daddy because they are so nice to me and because when I am sad they make me happy.

Love is a tree, someone plants it, it grows. It grows, grows, grows, only to be cut down. A new seed is planted. It grows, grows, grows. Only to be cut down. Love is an endless loop of happiness and destruction. That’s what makes it so great. —Desmond K. An Early Summer Landscape

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Kindness, loyalty, heart warming, caring, sweet, beautiful, and affection. What do all of these concepts have in common? They’re all connected to this miraculous creation called Love. —Kyra D. I love my friends, Every day we mend the friendships that we make. It’s like the icing on a cake! We all love each other on both ends. —Brie J.

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LOVE, WINE, and REVENGE love can lead to heartbreak and that heartbreak leads to wine and that wine leads to revenge don’t let it lead to revenge, revenge is when the heart goes cold and when the heart goes cold there is no room for love so don’t let it lead to revenge and don’t go to the wine, wine is when your head goes black so don’t go to the wine and never leave the love LOVE, WINE, and REVENGE —Izzy G.

You can show love by being empathetic by helping someone who is hurt. You can also show love by being nice, caring and being thoughtful in ways to make people happy. —Reid G. love is beautiful you share love with family love is everywhere —Dillon M.

I love my mom because she takes care of me. She pays the bills for us. She truly loves me. —Preston D.

I love my family because they do stuff for me. My family loves me because I do stuff for them, too. Love is important because if you’re not loved and you don’t love anyone, you won’t feel good. Number 1: Love is everywhere On the ground and in the air Find it outside too

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Number 2: Love is a difficult thing It makes people angry It makes people happy It makes people sad

Love Love is a thing you can hate or it can be very very great it can mend your heart or break it apart Love is an interesting trait —Lilly P. Love is family, love is what you like, love is all around us, you just can’t see it, you can’t get your way through life without love, you need love. —Micah F.

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Finding the right person is hard It can take days Or years Or even your whole life But when you find it It is definitely worth the while To spend time with someone so close to your heart And love each other until death do you part —Lily B.

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I love to ride bikes because they are fun, you can ride around the park, maybe to an ice cream cart, in the summer that is a fun thing to do. Also riding a bike keeps your heart moving and you get exercise, which is healthy. That’s why riding bikes are fun. —Josie Love is like a shooting star Who seems so close but is so far That comes so quick but in a flash Fades back into its unknown past To find true love it is so rare Doesn’t matter if they’re short or fair So when you find your shooting star Always hold them close and never far —Bridget B.

Love is only what you make of it, and only you can define it for yourself. It’s also what makes a Subaru a Subaru. —James K.

I think love is something you shouldn’t take for granted. I think love is sometheing you should cherish while it lasts. Last but not least, never forget that there will always be someone or more to love you. —Samantha C.

Love Love is like a bug. Hard to see, it could fit in a mug. Share it by wearing a smile. I assure you it is worth while. If you can give a hug you can spread the love, even if you are juvenile. —Julia F.

Love is everywhere. Love is important because love is about caring. People need love to love other people. If you love that person the person will love you back. —Martin Z. Love means to like something or someone. Love is a deep warm feeling which makes you happy. Love is when you can’t wait to see, feel, and hear. You can love people, animals, school, or food or even some activities. Love is a passion. —Nina R.

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Love is something that everybody needs. It is a feeling that people have inside. Love makes people feel good about themselves and others. I like feeling love. I smile when I am feeling loved. For example, when my mother tells me something that I did something good, I smile because I feel that she loves me. Another love that I have is for my dog, Brownie. She’s a brown pitbull and she plays with me every day. I feed and clean her because I love her. When you love something you take care of it. If I did not love Brownie, I would not care what happens to her. I also have another love. It’s for my sisters and brothers. I love them very much and they love me. When I forget to do something, they always remind me. They don’t want me to get in trouble so they help me out. I help them too. I always do their chores so they don’t get in trouble. We do these things for each other because we care. Caring for people is how we show our love. —Charles J.   If we didn’t have love in our city, our city would be trashed and threatened. Everybody would hate each other and would be killing and starting fights and everything. If we did have love, our city would be peaceful. We would have no fights and no killing, and that’s why love is important. My loved ones are my mom and dad, cousins, two sisters, little brother, and big brother. I love them because they love me and they always make time for me. —David T. Akiyah H.

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My mother shows her love even when I am bad. I clean the whole house even when not asked to show my love for my mother. Grandma loves me when she cooks my favorite meal and she hugs me every day. I love her when I try to cook for her. My aunt loves me every time I come over and visit when she makes me popcorn and shows me movies. I will take out the garbage and do the dishes for her when her son is not there. Love is what is necessary to keep a family closer together. It sure keeps my family together.

I really love to climb trees and run around and be free. I love to go swimming. I love hot chocolate and coffee with whipped cream and chocolate on the bottom. I love YouTube and Netflix. I love to have a phone. I love Chinese food. I love my dog, my pet bird, I love my toys. I love my godmom. I love my van. I love nature. I love donuts, bagels, bacon, pancakes. I love all restaurants. I love McDonald’s. I love my bed. I love my room. I love my couch. I love gum. I love the school. I love drawing. I love mystery books. I love chapter books. I love baby books. I love my emoji kitty cat. I love cats and baby puppies. I love darkness and light. I love going to church. I love eating candy. I love cotton candy. I love being alone when I’m sad. I love coming together with my family and celebrating. I love my birthday. I love when I was little. I love the color pink. I love changing color shirts. I love taking a bath in the pool. I love my backpack. I love my hand sanitizer. I love the earth. I love the grass. I love shrimp. I love scary movies. I love the stars and galaxy and I love myself also. —Khloe

Once there was a guy named Dave. He lived in a house on Rage Avenue. He was very bellicose. One day little Tim was playing ball. He accidently kicked it into a deep hole in Dave’s garden. Dave said, “Haha. Serves him right!” Suddenly Dave saw a single tear go down Tim’s little cheek. Dave’s heart broke. He got the ball out of the hole and gave it to Tim. Tim was very happy. “Thank you Mista” said Tim. Dave then learned to love. So the moral of this story is: No matter how hot your temper is, you should always love. —Nathan S. Love: Love is like a friendship that is stronger than the rest, Love is like a barrier that can’t be broken by even the best. An ever-lasting bond, A sweet and somber song, Not best when broken but better when whole, The heart is the center of it all. —Danielle F.

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Love is something you can’t taste it, you can’t see it, can’t smell it but you can feel it, in my opinion love is something nothing can be like it nothing will ever be able to match with it just like how much I love my puppy named Scribbles. —Aayan M.

I love my mommy and my brother. —Messiah

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Love is when you really, really, really like someone, just like me. I love my family because if I didn’t have them, I’d be lost. I really love my family because my family means everything to me. Also, my family loves me because I really, really, really love them. Also, I love to sleep and draw. —William H.

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Love can be for anyone. The person you hate the most, you never know you may have something in common, just have to see and find out. Try writing poetry or read some love books or do what you do the best. Ask a friend or somebody that has experience showing positive emotions. Love is like no other. It doesn’t take hard work. It takes passion and trust. Love is hard but you will get used to it. Sometimes you get married or divorced. You just have to find the one. Love is complicated. Give it a try. —Ray’qwaun J. I am going to write about what love means to me. Love does not mean the same for everybody. It is different. The love I have is something that is special. It makes me feel good inside. I get excited when I am in love. It makes me smile all the time. People can look at me and know I am in love. Some days I am not in love, but most days I am. I love wrestling. John Cena is my favorite wrestler. I want to be just like him when I grow up. When I watch him on TV, I get excited. He makes me feel great. John Cena guest stars on a TV show called Keep it Spotless. On that show, he tries to avoid getting paint on himself. Some days he wins. Some days he loses. When I watch him win, I love wrestling more. Some people like other sports. I love wrestling. Wrestling makes me happy. —Casanova M. When I was younger I had a best friend who lived right next to me, he was a few years older though. As I grew up he became my guardian angel, who I’d call on when I needed help even when I had problems doing my homework. He was my one and only, one of a kind best friend, but when I grew up I moved and nothing was ever the same. I still refer to what he said to today, and he made a huge impact on my life, and that’s what I call love, looking out for one another. —Landen Y.

Love can be many things; It can be your love for your friends and family; It can be a secret school crush; It can be someone you give a valentine to; Or it can just be someone in the world who loves you. Whatever the case, you are never alone; Because we are all human; And we can all love each other; Even if you don’t know it. —Emily G.

LOVE Something we all secretly wait for our whole entire lives, we picture it to be just like a fairy tale, that seems to put us under a spell, we look for our prince or princess, but before we find them our heart is like an empty shell, so instead we love ourselves, until someone else comes to do it for us, and when they do, that’s when our happy ever after begins, with the one we love. —Lisette C.

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Love... love is is when someone or something feels very strongly about something. You feel like you are in endearment with that person or thing. You would do anything just to be with the angel of your dreams. When you feel fondness with someone or something, you will at times abhor them but that will never break your connection with your alluring love. Love... you will have it someday. —Jiselle S.

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My Momma My mom loves me! I know this because she supports me. She makes sure that I have whatever I need in school to be successful and she trusts me to take care of my siblings, especially my baby sister. It doesn’t matter what the school calls her for my mom always shows up. She comes to the school for good news and bad. Although she hasn’t been called as much this year about my behavior which is good. She attends all of my athletic events. I play football and basketball and somehow she makes it to most of my games. Supporting me is one of the ways I know my mother loves me. I get lots of clothes and shoes. She buys me things I don’t even expect and never see it coming. She keeps a roof over my head and food on the table for me and my brothers and sister. She does cool things for me for my birthday that make me feel special. She also talks to me and helps me to be a smooth, upstanding man. I know my mom loves me because she never doubts me and she always puts up with me! She helps me be what I am today. A strong upstanding smart man. With a big brain and a little head. She makes me laugh and I do the same. I keep a smile on her face. I help her around the house. Take care of my little brother and sister. She goes out and handles the job and I watch my little sister. I do this because I’m the next generation of the family. I love everyone in my family my mom is really starting to dig deeper with me when she calls I answer. I love my mom then she and I don’t see anyone taking her spot. —Jarvis H. Laughter Outstanding Very Nice Everywhere Love! It’s Everywhere! —Briley T.

Love is important because without love life would be dull as a blank sheet of paper. Without love we wouldn’t be able to get up in the morning looking forward to something, something called love. Always have love in your life in different shapes and forms then you will be truly happy. —Esteban V.

Love is everything Love is in your family Love is everywhere —Liam F.

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Love Loathe the hatefulness that grows like weeds inside of you Open your heart to peoples’ who can’t open themselves Veer onto the course of kindness and care Expect that you will help someone’s day every chance you get to —Clark T. I love YouTube. It is cool to watch people post good stuff like tips in life. Sometimes it tells you how to make stuff. It also tells you about things that are happening around the world. People game on YouTube too. It also tells you things you might not know in the game. It also shows you exciting places. It also shows you haunted places. —Noah G.

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Love is kindness. The world Is Love Land. Love is positivity. —Chauntalayne J.

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Love Love is like a candle, lit with hope and trust The moving flame, dancing and singing, with no care in the world Air Attacking the love, taking their hope Whoosh! Gone The candle’s fire burst into air, floating far, far away They are air, but they are still love Floating to outer space, higher, and higher Touching the clouds, breathing in the smooth soft air, so sweet, so kind, so peaceful Outer space You are blinded by its pretty stars, the spinning planets Whisking you away You leave love, for the pretty looks, for the pretty face, for the pretty mask You don’t look behind the pretty mask, blinded by the pretty mask You walk into their territory with open arms You love the pretty mask, while your real love is behind the closed door You are wearing a suit, to protect you from outer space It can’t protect you from the pretty mask You hug the pretty mask, you have a helmet on To protect you from outer space It can’t protect you from the pretty mask Pretty mask takes off your helmet, you breathe in the cold, dark air You see behind the pretty mask, love burst through the door, with open arms Saved by the bell, saved by love Love holds you tight, it brings you back to earth Touching the clouds, breathing in the smooth, soft air, so sweet, so kind Your love lights up the candle again, like the journey never happened Love is so strong, it forgets all of your mistakes —Briana M. What is love? Is love something that is already there or is it something that you have to find and bring out? Is it what guides us through the path of life or is it just there to keep us happy along the way? Is love good or evil? It bonds people together but also breaks people’s hearts. What is the point of life without having love behind it? Why would you do anything you don’t love doing? Most of all, love is from the heart. Love does not control you, you control what you love and how you use it. What is love? Love is what you choose it to be. —Samantha D.

Love is everywhere, and can be anything. Love is not a color of skin or ethnicity. It is devotion, hard work and most of all mutual bond. —Jack B.

Love I love you so much You make my mind rush I see you blush Under the sun When we have fun I know you’re the one It’s warm, soft, and fluffy Love is a dove I love your love I watch you move Then I groove —David B.

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Allie is my furry friend I love her Even when she is gone at daycare She’s one in five days And sneezed on my pillow case But she smiles every day Allie is my furry friend She watched mom leave And she cried all night But I hugged her And she went night night

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Allie is my furry friend She plays with her bestie Bee And drives fellows at the park crazy She can be mean But mostly dreams A little dream of me

Love is more than just a word Love is the warmth in your heart Love is light in the darkest of times Love keeps you going when you’re out of fuel Love is what is found inside of all of you —Leilani F. It keeps a family together It is never ending, everlasting It belongs to everyone, old and young, boy and girl It can be so big or so small What is it? —Piper M.

Love is something that you give and receive. Love is from family or friends. Love is given to the end. —Diego M. Allie Allie is my furry friend She likes to bury toys She licks my face And eats my secret base She barks and farts But she touched many hearts

Love is everywhere, love is in the air, love is in many songs too. You can fall in love... EVERYONE CAN FALL IN LOVE, or it’s just natural like you love your parents. —Klementina K.

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Shariel H. Love is a battleship. Love, oh love you are life, you are joy. You are me you are him you are her you are all. You are EVERYTHING. —Kiedon M.

Everybody in the world has someone who loves them, whether it is a parent, sibling, or a friend. Love is one of the strongest things on Earth and it makes people happy. Love comforts people when they are sad or frustrated and it makes them hopeful. Love can also support people throughout their lives. People are significantly happier with love in their lives. —Gabi W.

Allie saw mom again! She got really excited And we laughed at her For going crazy And she slept in mom’s arms All night Allie is my furry friend She loves everyone Were getting her a cupcake And singing to her Then she goes nighty night! —Isabel S. Kemon S.

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Love is an amazing thing People may love to sing We might love our home, our family, an object, and most of all, Earth. You may not know it, but we were loved right at birth Love is like an adventure There is always a spot in your heart when you love something, a pet, and someone. Right now, in this moment, if you’re thinking about someone or something you love, that’s real love loving yourself is a great thing Even if you’re not king We all have a dream and it may seem that we love that dream Like I said, Love is an amazing thing So you should agree with me. —Natalia B.

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Love is All Around Us People have many loves. My love is for basketball. I love basketball more than anything in the world. I love it because I have been playing it all my life. I started when I was 6 years old. Now, I am 10 and I still play it. I am very good at the sport. I can dribble very fast without looking at the ball. I move the ball quickly around the court. I find the open players and I pass it to them so they can score. I score too. I am very good at taking 3 pointers. I love basketball because it is a famous sport. People play it a lot in my neighborhood. When you drive down the street you see many boys playing basketball. Even girls play basketball and they love it too. Loving something is important because when you grow up you can love it some more. I love basketball so much that when I get older I want to be able to play in the NBA. My favorite team is the Golden State Warriors. I don’t expect to play in California, but I would like to play somewhere close to Chicago. —Nicholas H. The love I have for my family My family as sweet as honey You are so funny I love when you have a ton of fun You are crazy, But never lazy You are so thankful, That makes me grateful Oh my sweet family I love you so, More than you will ever know In my opinion love is my family. I LOVE YOU ALL SO MUCH!!!!!!!! — Neilly L.

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Love is peace and fairness and families together having fun. I love my parents, grandparents, sisters, myself, Jesus, school, and being able to do things some people can’t do. Things that make me happy are dancing, God, and me! Here are three tips on how to live your life: have fun, do your work, have me-time! —Kailiya L.

My family gives me lots of love, especially when I am sad. They give me warm hugs. They help me with my homework when I need help. My friends are nice, and they play with me a lot. We have a lot of the same interests and have fun together. We can talk on the phone. —Tyanna D.

Phillip M. I love my cool awesome friendly and caring friends and I love myself. I also love that they like playing tag with me. —Amanda Love is a person in line behind you in Starbucks and buys you your drink. Love is amazing even if there is a little kink. Everbody knows that love is slow, but it is always a show. From family to friends they all meet in the den. Teachers and parents care, for even though they are sometimes in your hair. Love is everything, Love is like a bell that goes ding! —Riley H. Why Love Is Important Love is one of the most important things because with love someone can get their message across. When standing up for something using hate won’t make people listen to you or follow you. However showing love will make people not only listen to you or follow you, it will make people look up to you and be inspired by you. Take Martin Luther King for an example, because of his actions many of us look up to him and are inspired by him because of the brave actions he took. This is because he did not show hate or use violence to get his message across. He used love instead and that’s what made us follow him. If he had showed hate then his message would not have been heard. Love is important because love inspires others and can make others have love too. Showing love not only has an impact on your character it has an impact on other people’s characters. Having love in your heart can make other people find love for themselves. That’s why love is important because love allows others to follow your steps and hold love themselves. —Ahnika F.

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love is a feeling that people are concealing a strong thrill deep inside madness disrupting, abruptly thrilling, sending a chill down your spine —Chloe R.

Love is an emotion you show others how you care about them. Love is important because it shows others how you feel about them and that you actually care about them. One person who loves me is my mom. My mom loves me because she gave birth to me and cares about my well being. I love video games and my mom. I love my mom because she is nice to me and cares about me. The reason I love video games is because I enjoy playing games and it feels like I am just in a whole new world. —Aidan L.

This is why I love my family. My family is the best family. I love my family because they help me with a lot of things. Like my homework. Sometimes it was so hard I need help. On weekends sometimes me and my family play games. Sometimes me and my daddy went to the park. We saw two German Shepherds. One was skinny and the other is fat. The reason my mommy is fun is because she buys the things for us to have fun with. We might do fun things when it is warm. Like we would go to the beach. We might go to my aunt’s house and play basketball in the house. We were going to iFly, but it cost too much money. So this is why I love my family. I think my family is nice. I think they are nice because we do good things. My family is so much fun.

Love is something that never fades. Love is something really care Love is when you that stays in your heart forever. Love is like a special someone, bond. Love may be between woman to man. Love may for something or ly and are ep de you care very be between a girl and a girl. Love may be between a or lose em th e afraid to los man and a man. That’s why love is important to others and everybody. Because the bond never fades. —Tariah H. that thing. Love l S. yourself. —Tyreal I love my little brother Mason because he is so much fun to play with and I play games with him. We sing songs together. I have so much fun with him that is why I love him! —Artez O.

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I love butterflies. I have loved them for I don’t know how long. I have so many butterfly decorations in my room. Whenever I go to the nature museum, I stay in the butterfly exhibit the whole time. That is why I love butterflies. —Sydney D. Jeremiah M.

What is love? You might ask, Well, to get it, It’s quite a task. You can’t touch it It’s something you feel Better treasure it It’s quite a deal. It makes you fluttery It makes you blush That person that you love, You call a crush. What is love? Well now you know When you realize it, It makes you glow. —Etta D.

Love is stronger when ur together. UNCOVER Love is like a rainbow it has different shades and colors And every time you uncover something you find a new color. You learn more about it after each layer you uncover You know more about love It’s complicated So you have to move forward and uncover. —Giulia F. Summer 2018


I love my sister and she loves me. How do I know? It is very simple, though. There is a thing when arms wrap and we all feel the opposite of sad and the arms go around the neck wait, I’m not finished yet! I wrap around her and her around me. That’s right, it’s called a hug. A thing that makes us all feel snug. I have her and she has me, I am as lucky as can be. There is no one luckier, I’m sorry your tummy feels yuckier. But she hugs and hugs, she is a hug bug. But that is how I know. Hey, sis, can I have a hug? —Lucy D. I have always hated love movies or movies with love in them. I guess it is something you start to like when you’re an adult. Right now I like action movies. —Paul M. Carmen C.

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Love, having a simple or big liking for someone or something. Loving something means you like to use the certain object or food. There is a difference when liking a girl/boy to loving a girl/boy. Loving a girl/boy means you have a deep affection towards the person like how you would love your mom or dad. Okay this is an explanation coming from an 11-year-old boy so what do we know about love, nothing. —Nicolas P.

Love is a peaceful way to show affection to others. Love comes in holidays, too. Love can bring people and animals together. I love my puppy because he makes me smile and laugh. When life gets me down, my puppy gets really silly with me. That’s why I love my puppy.

I love to swim. —Tony

Love is an expression of how you feel. Love is important so you or someone else knows how you feel about them. My mom, dad, little brother, dog, big sisters, big brother, grandma, cousins, godmother, godsisters, aunts and more family members love me. My dad loves me because I’m pretty nice and I’m a daddy’s girl. My mom loves me because she’s my mom. I help her sometimes I take care of her when she is sick. I love my family, crab legs, animals, helping animals, taking care of my family and taking care of my animals. —Skyler T. I love my iPad because I can play my favorite games like Roblox and Minecraft. —Zoe Love is important because if someone loves you and you love them that’s sharing love. I love granny and uncle too. I love mommy and daddy too. I love my cousin. I love my whole family! —Marlena T.

When you think of love remember the two p’s, Protect, to keep the one you love safe. Provide, to give what your loved one needs, Because love is a very beautiful thing. —Aiden F. Love is...going to the park together. Mom, Dad and me! —Kaiden

Love is when you honestly trust someone that means the most to you. Love is when a person’s happiness is more important than your own. Love is not blind, love sees what is most true. —Ziclaly D.

I love my brother to play with me. I love to play tennis with my dad. I love to eat French fries. —Cullen

Love is when you feel a certain way about someone or something. Love is important because you express your emotions to someone or something. My family loves me because they care for me including my dog. They love me because I’m almost always happy and love to do things with them. One time I went to a soccer tournament with my friend. I love soccer and I love playing it because it brings me happiness. —Jack S.

Love was when I told my sister to protect me and she said yes, and I told her I love you she said the same thing back. When my mom and dad gave me a kiss good night, when they tell me they love me every single day. Love to me is that you give. Here is a quote to remember “Love is to keep but also to give.” —Cheyanne C.

Love is working hard win or lose Love is striking out and hitting that home run Love is picking up your teammates when they are down Love is knowing you gave it your all My love is baseball Nevaeh M. —Ethan K.

To me love is the most important feeling. The people that I love are my dad, mom, and my grandmother. I love my dad because my dad teaches me new things and helps me when I need directions. My dad protects me and he loves me so so much. Next is my mom. My mom takes care of me and puts a roof over my head. My mom provides me with food, clothes, and shoes. My mom gives me what I need. My mom even gives me what I want. I really love my mom. Lastly I love my grandmother. My grandmother is a hard-working, caring person. My grandmother provides me what I need too. I love my grandmother because she is a wonderful person even though she’s not perfect. I love my family, and they care about me. I love my family even though they are not perfect. Love is everywhere in my family, and it’s the most important feeling ever. —Romesha J.

Love is one of the biggest things someone can have. Whether it’s for an animal or a person, it is still very important. People that love you can get you through tough times. People you love can have help from you getting through tough times. If you have someone in your life to love, don’t take it for granted. —Milo S.

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Love is something that spreads everywhere. From family to new friends to strangers. Love is everywhere. From my grandma and grandpa to my mom and dad to me. Love spreads. From loving something to someone. Even when you are mad at someone, love is everywhere. —Dillon M. I Love Summer Reading

To me, Love is the feeling of acing a test of having fun with friends or doing what makes you happy. Joy, excitement, contentment, happiness, all wrapped into one... LOVE! —Ashley W.

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Love is something or someone you love deep in your heart. I love my family because they are very, very nice to me. —Wareesha S.

Love is important because without it you will not survive. People are very sad in our world so they need love to feel better. Love makes people happy and when they are happy they do good things for other people. The world needs more love. We need to thank people and make them feel good. We need to be nice to people so we can respect them. Love helps us respect people. If you care about people you do good things for them. Love is nice. I have people who love me. I am not sad or lonely because I know people will take care of me and treat me with respect. Love makes me feel special. I like the feeling of being loved. I smile and I laugh when I am loved. —Takayiah Y.  

Love is when you feel affections or care for something or someone. First of all I love my family, friends, and school. Now for something I love. I love most of my electronics in my house because they entertain me and are fun like playing Fortnite on my Xbox One X. —Julius

I love my dog Lizzy because she is special. She watches me play my video game. She likes to play with me all the time. She sits with me while I do my homework. She goes down in the basement with me. She is my best friend! —Truvaun W. I love my dog because he is cute, nice, gentle, small, and fluffy. I love my dog. He is the cutest poodle to our family. I took care of my dog. On Sunday I took him to the vet because he was sick. They gave him a shot and he started throwing up. I picked him up and took him back to the vet. The vet cut the fur off his front paw. When he got home I gave him a bone. I walked him and took him to go get some treats while I was eating ice cream. My family is my first love but my poodle is an important part of my family and I love him like a brother.

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Love is the feeling you get when you’re happy or you care for someone that you love. It can be anyone that you can love. I love my friends. We have been BFFs a really long time and can’t imagine being without one another. Here’s why. First, I love my friends because they share. We share candy and chips, and secrets. The secrets keep us together. Second, I love my friends because they play with me during recess and after school. We like the slide and playing tag. We also jump rope. We have a lot of fun. Third, I love my friends because we all like surprises this year like when Jaziah gave me a squishy on Valentine’s Day. —Jakiyah H.

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My family loves me so much. I could not even imagine a family that didn’t love me. They love me because they have no choice but to love me. They gave birth to me, and they see me most of the time. They love me because I am family, and families love each other. I love my family too. They are so nice and kind. They are caring. I can’t live without them, and they couldn’t live without me. If my family didn’t love me, I might be on the street somewhere. I’m lucky they do love me. —Cabri R.

Gracie Love is in the air. Sometimes I think of love like ice cream or cookies and those are are things you might enjoy. But love isn’t always easy, sometimes love can be a pain in the heart. Sometimes love makes you feel a little down. I try to understand love but it’s confusing to me. Love to me is like a hill of fire, but sometimes love to me is like Christmas joy. You may have a crush on someone but they may not like you back but they just might want to be friends. Sometimes you just have to tell people how you feel. —Asa C. I love my mom, I love my dad, I love school, I love everything and everyone likes me too because I am nice and everyone should be nice and kind to others. —Benjamin P.

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Love is...running in the park. —Angelo The power of love I love all holidays, I love my family, I love will beat the puppies, dogs and foxes. I also love milkshakes love of power. and candy. I love reading Harry Potter, I love —Maxwell crafting, I love flowers and other plants. I love I love my brother, sister and my mama. —Amari Earth and life! —Annie G. I love my mom because she does a lot for me. Love is important to me because you wouldn’t be able to like something without love. —Ryann S.

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I love my mom. She has fun with me. My mom works and she is kind. —Jahari T.

I don’t know what I would do without my mom and dad and little sister. They take care of me and do things for me. They love me even when I get on their nerves. My mom loves me because when I say I love her she says ‘I love you.’ She buys me stuff for Christmas and she makes my favorite fried chicken and macaroni and cheese. My dad is sweet to me and told me he will give me some money for my birthday. He takes me to my favorite place, Enchanted Castle. My little sister hugs me and won’t let me go. She favors me. When she sees me she smiles and laughs. The way my family loves me makes me love all of them. My family will always love me no matter what I do or say. —Makyla S.

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Love is... Daddy, Mommy and me playing ball outside. —Martez

I love my mom because she takes good care of me. I love my sister because she’s always there for me. I love my brother because he teaches me things. I love my grandpa because he takes me places. I love my auntie because she buys me things. —Andrea M.

g I love chocolate because it is sweet and tasty. Chocolate also has many good things in it like crispy wafer and almonds. There are also many types of chocolate. There is milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate. Many things can be made of chocolate, like candies, cakes, and chocolate is used for dipping. Also, chocolate tastes good on many things, ice cream, bananas, and strawberries. Those reasons are why I like chocolate. Love happens when someone shows how much they care for you even though you did nothing to deserve it. Love means to me my mom caring for me. She loves me when she hugs me each morning. I love my mom when I wash dishes for her without her having to ask. My sister loves me when she brings me my Apple tablet. I love her when I clean up her room. I love my brother when he cleans up my room for me and he loves me when I help him with his homework and he always is on my side when somebody fights me and bullies me. I love my dad because he always loves me and he always comes see me every time it’s no school. —Camelle S. Making someone feel loved can make you a better person and make you feel good as well. —Anthony D.

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I love my mom and daddy because they do lots of things for me and my sister. One reason I love my mom and daddy is because they buy me lots of stuff. Do you know what love is? Love is something or someone you love. —Samiyah M.

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Love isn’t all about hugs, kisses and other things. Love is about the ability to take all those things away and still have feelings for that person. —Jamarion H.

Love is important because without love everything would be lonely and sad, and it wouldn’t be cheerful. But with love everything would be happy like now!

Love is what holds people together, but sometimes people love too hard and get their feelings hurt. Love is what we give to people we care about. I love my family members and friends. —Tyrell G. Amarion T.

Ruby B. Two is better than one. Love is more than a word.

Love is helping and caring for others when they need it, and lending a helping hand.

Love is how you take it Just believe and you will make it Your heart may be breakin’ But love is never taken You make love everyone And you may not like everyone A heart is red We all bleed the color red Like I always said Love to the end —Destiny W.

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For the Love of Sam I love my girlfriend Samaryah because she’s different and she’s smart, pretty, and gorgeous. I admire her because she’s a good person to me and she’s not fake, she’s a good girlfriend and a friend and I can tell her anything. Sam is the one person in my life that I truly trust. She’s a real girlfriend to me because things happened in my life and she was supporting me to get through it. She kept the secrets I told her and she didn’t tell nobody else. In 20 years I see myself with her and we’re going to work together to do whatever we can do to be together. I wanna be with Sam forever for a number of reasons I don’t know what I’ll do without Sam. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me. I feel like when times get tough I can tell Sam anything and she’ll help me get through whatever I’m going through. When I look at all my friends in my life I just think me and Sam are meant to be together. I just have to make better decisions in my life because I don’t ever want to lose Sam. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me. —Willie F., Jr. My favorite thing I love is Nerf Wars because you get to choose your gun and customize it.

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Love is a very passionate way to be with someone. Why I say that is because love is a very, very important emotion. If you do not have love around you, you will not have anyone to worship you, or you will not have anyone to hold against. Love is also very important because if you do not have love on your side, or no one to be there for you when you need it, when you are down, life can be lonely. This is why love is an important emotion. —Jaziah F. I love my family. We love to have fun. Momma and dad love me too. I love God. He loves me. Love is God. Loving everyone makes me smile. —Steven B. Love is when you have someone that won’t let you go you can always hold Love isn’t bold as I have been told Love is strong and things can go wrong but in the end it is you and him hand in hand —Aniya C.

I love to play sports because sports help me focus and interact with others. It makes me happy. If I had to do something right now I would play sports. I also love candy and birthdays. —Gorman

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I love to play video games because they’re fun and funny. I like it when my dog cuddles with me while I eat popcorn and candy, and I like it when all these things are mushed together, and sometimes with the cat on the floor. I also love when the cat tries to eat my homework. —Charlie M. Henry B.

Love is what all people need. Love will change your life. Show love to the ones who show you love. Make positive decisions in the ones you love. Show them that you love them. Love is important because what will you be if you are not love. —Mike A.

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I love playing with my friends because it is fun to see friends that I do not see very often. Also we like pretty much the same things and that can be fun to play things we both like.

Who loves me and why? Mom because I’m so special to her. Grandma because I’m smart and kind and nice. True love is sacrifice, love is thinking about others before Josalyn because we play silly games. you think about yourself, Dad because I’m his only son and best friend. love is selfless, not selfish. Caryl because I’m her only nephew. —Micah C. Kianna because I love her too. Cynthia because I make her laugh. My family loves me because —Kingston F. I’m caring and nice! —Kaylee W.

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Love is when you have empathy for another. It is important because without it, we wouldn’t have friends. My parents love me because I’m their son. I love my parents. —Will

Aleah H. Love is strong and powerful. It is a thing you need to be happy. My love for my family is unbreakable. I love books because it makes me smart and learn. I love to play with my friends. —Chanelle M. R.

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Love is everything. You would want to be loved by your family. Love is life. It will never go away. Family would never stop loving you no matter what. Love is so powerful that it cannot be broken. Love is a special thing when it is a bond. —Demarcus T.

To me Joey is one of my craziest best friends ever. She is super weird. But in times she can be embarrassing, but I’ll always love her. Love u! (and so pretty! And beautiful!) —Emmie

Love is a strong feeling. Love can be given or taken. Love is stronger than life. Love is Love. —Malcolm S.

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Love is about loving your family. My daddy and my mommy love me. I love my sisters. I love my grandma. Me and my family are always together, that’s how I know we love each other. —Jayani W.

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I love to eat! —Sima I love my dog. I love art. —Isabella I love my dog, Tater Tot. I love my dog because he is a big furry friendly funny dog.

I love my family because my family is the best thing in the world to me, and they are also a very special treasure to me and I would never ever let that treasure go. I love when my auntie has so much fun with me, and I remember when we had a water balloon fight! And we had a blast. And the water balloons were tie dyed! —Mya R.

I love my mother for many reasons. I love my mom because she is an amazing woman who takes wonderful care of me and always knows what I need. When I am upset about something, but don’t want to talk about it my mom always knows what to do. She takes me on a drive in the car. It is easier for me to tell her what is bothering me while she is driving. My mom really misses me when I have to spend weekends with my grandma, aunties and cousins. She doesn’t make me feel bad about going there, she understands. My mom has surprised me with things she knows I would like but I haven’t asked her to buy them for me. Some examples are my cell phone and game system. Even though certain people don’t have a mom, and so many people’s mom passed away, I think I’m fortunate to have mine. As you get older, you will still have a mom in your heart. —Jamerion C.

What I love to do is play basketball and go to fun places like Sky Zone and Gizmo’s and Razmataz. —Jonathan C. I love summer time. Of the four seasons, I love and look forward to summer time. I love summer because I can go to the pool, play with my friends, and we can get ice cream. First I love to go to the pool because I can play with my friends and we can swim and jump in the pool. We can get hot dogs. Then, we will have to wait for 1 hour to swim again. Next, we will go to the hotel in the summer. I love the hotel because we can get room service and we can get in the kiddie pool. We can get anything we want and we can go shopping. These are the reasons I love summer time. —Makhiya D.

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There are many types of love. Each one is different. The love I want to talk about is the love for my parents. That love is very special to me. My parents show their love for me by doing things that make me a better person. My parents take care of me and they bring me to school. They make sure I do well at school because they want me to be smart. My parents help me when I don’t understand how to do something. They take their time and help me do things. When I don’t know my homework, they help me. They do not tell me the answers. They show me how to work out the problems. I count on them for many things. I love my parents back because I know how much they care. The feelings I have for them are real, just like the feelings they have for me. Without this love, I don’t know what to do. —Aisha T. A Sandy Beach in August

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Something that I love is my dog, Buddy. I like it when he lies down like a human. Sometimes, I even tuck him in under the blanket. I also like playing tug-o-war. He always wins, though. Lastly, I like cuddling with him. Sometimes he falls asleep on my lap and I hear him snoring! Buddy is cute! —Niki K. Who do I love and why. First I have to say I love God because he has given us life and with life everything else is possible. Secondly my family for helping me to be a better person and for letting me know that the sky is the limit and that I should never give up on whatever I have set in life to accomplish. Love each other. —Jeremiah B. My mama loves me because I am beautiful. I am a big sister to my baby brothers. I take good care of my baby brothers. I feed my baby brothers. My family loves me. —Davianna H.

Love is having a family that keeps you warm, protects from bad people, and things in the world. Love also means listening to people that love you too! You have to respect them, and obey, because they know! —Chase

Love is something that makes you feel warm inside and it makes you feel safe. My family loves me because they care for me. They love me so much. —Camren N.

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My family is very special to me, and they love me more than anyone else. I have a mom, a dad, two brothers and one sister. Here are reasons why they love me. First, I take care of my baby brother when my mom is working. I feed, bathe and dress him. Second, I help around the house. I help with cooking, cleaning and getting ready for parties. Third, I respect my family because their punishments are fair, and they listen to what I have to say. My family loves me for all of these reasons. Being part of a family means helping one another and always being respectful. —Zalayah G. I have three loves in my life: my family, the NBA, and WWE. My family is my first and most important love. My parents love and care for me even when I don’t do anything to deserve their love. This makes me love them even more. I love watching the NBA because I like their competition. It makes me want to play basketball when I grow up. I love to watch WWE every chance I get. It’s important to love your family, but it is good to have other loves in your life. —Jeremiah B. Love is important because it makes you feel good. Everybody wants to feel good. Everybody wants to be loved. I am loved by many people. My parents love me the most. My parents love me because they care about what happens to me. They do not want me to be hurt so they take care of me. They watch me when I am at the park or in a store. They keep me away from danger. They don’t want me talking to strangers or taking candy from people I don’t know. I love my parents too. They are the only people I want to live with. I show my love back by listening to them. I follow their rules and I help them when I can. I clean my room so my parents can have a clean house. I pick up the dirt around our yard and I wash dishes. My parents compliment me when I do something good. When they do that, I feel good inside because it shows I am loved. Another love I have is for ice cream. I love the taste of it. I try to eat it all the time. In the summer, I eat ice cream every day. My favorite flavor is strawberry and cookies and cream. I love the taste of that ice cream. When I eat it, I SMILE! The ice cream doesn’t love me back, but that’s okay. Sometime you just show love one way. —Kamiyah M.

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When you’re in love, you always strive for better. Love pushes you to do better in life and to set goals. Love gives you the power to fight your weaknesses. It helps you survive on bad times, with a smile on your face. Love is important because it brings people together. —Zakyah S. Marshaun M.

I love my parents and my parents love me because I am nice, I am pretty, and I am a fashionista like my mom. —Jasmine W. Love is...talking to my sister for a long time. —Rekeyah

Love is a powerful medicine. Love is when your heart melts and it beats really fast. Love is when your palms are sweaty and you can’t think straight. —Davida B.

Love is... jumping rope outside! —Madeline

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Love is a part of everyone’s life It is in everyone, like your husband or wife Your father and your mother love you Your siblings really love you, too You can love a parent, sibling, or pet Love can be other things Like stuffed animals or wedding rings This world is full of love and hate So take some time to appreciate —Julia K.

I love to ride my bike with my brother and we have races and we love to ride downhill. We also like to try to see who can go the fastest uphill. That’s why I love riding bikes. —Natalia

I like to play Fortnite and Call of Duty WWII because it’s fun. You win matches and lose sometimes. If you win, you get rewarded and unlock new weapons. Who I love is my family. You are always supposed to love your family. If you don’t you can’t take care of them when you get grown. You have to take care of your mom and dad and sister. I love them more than anything else. Fortnite and Call of Duty WWII are fun games and I love them, but my family is my greatest love because they can love me back and they are my family. —Amari C. Love is loving your family, loving your friends, loving your toys, loving the earth and the universe and the galaxy. Love is treating other people’s stuff nicely. Love is treating other people nicely. Love is caring for others. Love is no violence. Love is giving presents to others. Love is sharing with others. That is what love means to me. —Sabrina

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First, love is caring for one another. For example, love is visiting a friend with a broken leg at her house and bringing a game to her house to play with. Second, love is respecting one another. If you disagree with someone, listen first, then you can talk. Third, love is putting someone else’s needs before your own. For example, I would choose to spend time with my grandmother rather than go to the movies with my friends. Love is many things. Showing love to others can make the world a better place. —Mariah B.

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when I love a dog that sounds like a hog I like to snuggle and she likes to juggle she likes to sleep I hate to weep I love this dog that sounds like a hog —Anastasia P.

I love the earth. It’s what makes us live happy lives and it’s home for many. I do many things to show that I care about Earth and the many other living things that take their I love my shoes. place on Earth. —Kaya B. I love basketball. Love is a feeling you get for someone else when you really like Love is a feeling of affection. It’s important Walking my dog them. Love can be for a family member that you like spending because you want to be loved, right? My mom is everything to me and I time with, or it can be anyone you like spending time with. My parents and friends love me because love my mom very much. There are You are able to love whomever you want, no matter what they think I’m nice and caring and smart many reasons. Here are a few. First, people tell you! —Griffin W. and they believe in me. I love my family my mom is really nice to me. She and friends. —Sophie plays with me a lot, and she likes to My family loves me for who I am and We know that you hang out with me. Second, she gives I love my shoes, my family, my friends, what I do. I love my phone and my family can love other people Harper S. my backpack, I love my school, my house, me all the snacks I like to eat. And because my phone helps me talk to my with all your heart. books, electronics, food, candy, soda, water, mom, dad, and aunt too. I love the things she bought me a phone and pays —Autumn R. erasers, popcorn, movies, restaurants and the bill. I love my mom because she God gives me to make life better for all Love is anything that is really important. Love is important that is all I love. —Tucker had a brother that I can play with the people in the world. —Jacob G. because if love is not there, you will have no respect. —Madison S. and I love my little brother. Love is...I play in —Darnell J. My mom loves me, my dad loves me, my grandma loves me, my brother loves me and God the sunshine with —Will O. loves me. My family loves me because I am funny. I am a good person. —Londen B. Z. Love is affections/feelings you feel for a my grandma. person. Love is important because you —Jazmine Love is a connection I love my dog! We love playing, have someone to trust and help you if Love is what brings people we share. Love makes sleeping, chilling and I love to make my you need. My mom loves me because together. It’s an attraction the other happy. Love is having fun! —Hannah R. own doll houses with I help out around the house and with to someone or something shared with the world. my own wood and dinner. I love my family because they else. You and another are I love nature, cats, my Love is important because furniture I can make always support me and help me. pulled together by some teacher, making people if we didn’t have love we out of foam board. I love books because they take me on unnatural force. That happy, Earth, animals would never experience —Naomi adventures. —Gigi W. force is love. It’s deep, and holidays. —Shirly happiness. —Ines G. sometimes unexplainable, My heart is strong and bold and pure. One thing I love is God because he created me and all the I love Mommy, my dog, Grandma, and myself. Who loves The hatred is weak and less significant. and very unpredictable. things on Earth. Also, he made the flowers. My mom loves me is my mommy, my grandma, and my dog. Love is —Ariya C. Love is pure. Love is strong. me because I am her son and she buys me all my things. something that you appreciate. —Arianna W. Love is...Love —Navarra T. Love is saying you care about someone. —Raheem K.

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StudentsXpress Summer 2018  

Love is in the air....and in our summer issue!

StudentsXpress Summer 2018  

Love is in the air....and in our summer issue!

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