1. Home
  2. Childhood
  3. Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa’s Cedar Valley: Shy

Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa’s Cedar Valley: Shy

Childhood, Facing Community Belonging and Citizenship from University of Northern Iowa (Waterloo, Iowa)

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 12.22.41 PM

Illustrated by: Chiska

Written by: Lariah


I went to my school. I was shy. I asked people if I could be their friend, but they said no. Then I asked one more person, and her name was Jayla, and she said yes. And then I wasn’t shy.


This story originally appeared in Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa’s Cedar Valley, a publication of The Facing Project that was organized by the University of Northern Iowa in Waterloo, Iowa.

Previous Post
Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa’s Cedar Valley: A Terrible Day
Next Post
Facing Childhood and Adolescence in Iowa’s Cedar Valley: This is a Dream

Categories

Menu