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I Want You To Have This

In this moving collection of essays, 11th grade students from Boston International High School explore meaningful objects from their families and former homes from around the world. Accompanying each essay is a full-page portrait of the student holding their object.

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La Cafetera

by Madelyne

First sentence:

Even when I’m not able to taste her coffee, I smile, knowing that when I visit her, it will be waiting for me.

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Computer Keyboard

by Gerard

First sentence:

When I got home, I cleaned my keyboard with a t-shirt till all the dust came off.

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Wooden Shoes

by Cassania

First sentence:

On January 12, 2010, an earthquake devastated the small island of Haiti.

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