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Anna Caltabiano

Original post made on Feb 26, 2008

In "The Gift," Anna Caltabiano's prize-winning story, a shy girl named Emma can't muster inspiration for her diary from her seemingly lackluster life. But when her great-grandmother's spirit appears, she directs Emma to a series of symbols written in the back of the diary she gave to the girl.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 6, 2006, 12:00 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by Susan, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:55 pm

I love this story! I think it's very inspirational of a young girl to write this.


Posted by Jone Ryan, a resident of Jordan Middle School
on Feb 26, 2008 at 7:58 pm

This story is truly amazing! It is heart felt and told in an original, naive voice.


Posted by Sybille, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jun 4, 2009 at 10:24 pm

Hi I am Anna's friend, and she wrote this for my boyfriend David. just kidding!


Posted by Katie, a resident of Woodside
on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:07 pm

Hi! I'm Anna's friend! And she's sitting right next to me! She's an awesome writer (even though she doesn't like pink!). Last year we did monologues and everyone memerized Anna's! It was hilarious! She's awesome! So am I! YAY US!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Posted by Bvrrvs, a resident of Woodside
on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:53 pm

Nice Story. I like it a lot. Congrats


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