Contents for Ms. Aligned 3

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Hurricane, a painting by Carly Elizabeth Huggins

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Old Country, Syria (front cover) by Melissa Chimera

Hurricane (back cover) by Carly Elizabeth Huggins

Front Matter

Editor’s Note by Rebecca Thomas

Introduction by Shawna Yang Ryan


Keys by Mary Carozza

Star Cruiser by Ryane Nicole Granados

The Blue Medium by Lillian Howan

The Prince of Mournful Thoughts by Caroline Kim

CD Player by Rachel King

Crocodile Teeth by Donna Lee Miele

Family, Family by Jeannine Ouellette

Isthmus by Marilyn Stablein

Dumaguete by Marianne Villanueva


Desolation Row by Mary Archer

Boy Child • Visit to Godfather’s by Gerda Govine Ituarte

To My Unborn Son by Pat Matsueda

Want in the Third Grade by Connie Pan

Milestones by Rebecca Thomas


Sex Education: A Tragicomedy, Part II by Angela Nishimoto

Teddy by Grace Loh Prasad


Staying Open: An Interview with Ann Pancake by Pat Matsueda