Young Authors' Book Project Books

Each year, the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute partners with a school in the Twin Cities for its Young Authors' Book Project. Students work alongside the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute to write, edit, and publish an anthology of works over the course of six months. To learn more about YABP, go here.

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Up, Up, and Away

Up, Up, and Away is a collection of writing by fifth-grade students from Farnsworth Aerospace school, who spent months writing these original works with the help of the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute. From travel guides to alien planets to advice for chihuahuas on successfully piloting a hot air balloon, Up, Up, and Away captures the unique and extravagant voices of the next generation of writers.

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Adventures Within Another

Adventures Within Another is a collection of writing by ninth-grade students from Como Park Senior High School who spent six months crafting these original works with guidance from the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute. This anthology spotlights the enxt generation of writers whose poetry and prose explore the people, places, and things shaping their burgeoning personal and cultural identities.