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China: School For Migrant Workers Children

Fourth Grade Teacher

China: School For Migrant Workers Children

I live with my mother and father. My older sister lives with my grandparents in my hometown. My parents work in a supermarket. I like my teachers. We all follow the rules at school. I would never break the rules. I want to grow up fast so I can be a fourth grade teacher.
China: School For Migrant Workers Children

In School

China: School For Migrant Workers Children

My dad leaves for work at 5AM and comes home at 8PM. My parents want me to work hard. When I come home from school I do my homework first. My mother will cook me a special meal if I do well in school.
China: School For Migrant Workers Children

Medical Treatment

China: School For Migrant Workers Children

I live with my mother and father. My older sister lives with my aunt in my hometown. I wish my whole family could be together. I worry about doing something wrong and upsetting my parents. I worry about hurting someone and my parents will have to pay for medical treatment.
China: School For Migrant Workers Children

Visit Shanghai

China: School For Migrant Workers Children

I live with my mother and father. I am an only child. My father is a chef. He comes home every Saturday. My mother works in a hotel. I miss my hometown and my grandmother. We visit her once a year. I have scary dreams at night of my mother disappearing. One day I would like to visit Shanghai.
Dubai

Getting Hurt

Dubai

I live with my mom, dad, three brothers and three sisters. My mom is Romanian and Russian and Dad is Emirates. Mom became Muslim after marrying Dad. I speak Romanian, Arabic, Russian and English. I play piano, sing, dance and do gymnastics. My wish is to be a professional dancer and perform in the world of dance games. I worry about family members getting hurt.
Dubai

In Dubai

Dubai

I live with my mom, dad, brother and nanny. I was born in Pakistan. My dad is engineer and my mom is a plastic surgeon. I speak Urda, English, Spanish and French. I am the best runner in my class. My wish is to beat Usain Bolt. I worry about friends leaving and never seeing them again. In Dubai, you can't stay forever unless you were born in Dubai.
Dubai

To Hell

Dubai

I live with my mom and dad. My sister is at the university in Sharjah. We were born in Syria. We are Muslim. We speak English and Arabic at home. My grandparents and aunts live in Syria. I miss them. I wish for all my family to go to heaven. At night I have nightmares about bad deeds. If you have more bad deeds you go to hell.
Dubai

Visit There

Dubai

I was born in Cairo, Egypt. We came to Dubai when I was seven.I live with my mom, dad and brother. I speak Arabic with my mom and English with my dad. We are Muslim. My dad and brother go to the mosque to pray. I like living in Dubai. People are friendly here. I take dance lessons, swim lessons, play net ball and rugby. I like being busy. I wish for peace in the world. I hear about shootings in the USA. I am too scared to visit there.
England

A Computer

England

My mum stays home and my dad works in an office. If I misbehave, my parents take away my XBOX. I worry about getting in trouble. With the headmaster if you swear at a teacher, you get suspended. I wish for a Playstation 4, an iPad and a computer.
England

Catch-up Club

England

I live with my mum and step-dad. My sister is at boarding school. My real dad works in Norway and comes home twice a month. I wish for a new rabbit. My rabbit ran away.I worry about forgetting to do my homework and getting sent to Catch-up Club.
England

My Grandparents

England

My mum stays home and rides horses. My dad is a consultant. He comes home on weekends. He travels to Cypress, France, Turkey and Italy. My wish is for my family to be healthy and safe. I worry about my grandparents.
England

School Play

England

I live with my mum, dad, brother and two fish. My mum is an accountant and my dad owns a pharmacy. I have an auntie in America and would like to visit her. I love to read about myths. My wish is for a sports car. I worry about forgetting lines in the school play.
India

A Computer

India

I am a Muslim. I pray five times a day. I live with my father and mother and three brothers. My father supplies bananas to shops. He leaves for work at 3AM and comes home at 9PM. I see my father on Sundays. I want to be an engineer. I wish I had a computer.
India

At School

India

I live in a joint family with my mother, brother, auntie and cousin. My uncle works far away and is only home on holidays. My mother and auntie cook the meals. My father is a librarian at the college. On Saturday's I visit my fathers library. My favorite book is Dinga. I love to read. When I grow up I want to be a doctor. I am friends with everyone at school.
India

Do Well

India

I am a Brahamn Hindu. My mother and father are lecturers at the college. When I come home from school I wash, have a snack, go to music class, play football with my brother and do homework. We say our evening prayers together as a family. Then we eat dinner and I read after dinner. My wish is to be a famous scientist and invent something for all the people. I worry about my studies. My parents want me to do well.
India

Live Forever

India

I am a Brahman Hindu. I do not eat meat. Six people live in my house. My grandfather who stays home, my mother, father, baby brother and our maid. My parents both teach at the engineering college. Our maid washes the clothes, cleans the house, and cooks dinner. I want to be a pediatrician when I grow up. My wish is to visit the United States and to live forever.
Israel

Is Mean

Israel

I live on a Moshav with my parents and brother. Next year my brother will go into the army. I want to be a Judo expert. I began Judo at age 4. I always win the competitions. I want to win the gold medal at the Olympics for Israel. I worry about one boy in my class who is mean.
Israel

My Grandfather

Israel

I am a middle child and live on a kibbutz. I live it because everyone knows each other. When I grow up I want to live on the kibbutz or the USA. I wish for all the people who died in my family to come back to life, especially my grandfather.
Israel

Plane Crash

Israel

I like living on a kibbutz. There is lots of green space, no traffic, and many friends. My parents travel to New York for work. I miss them when they go. I wish for unicorns because they are friendly. I worry about being in a plane crash.
Israel

The World

Israel

I live on a moshav with my parents, sister, and brother. I play the flute and sing. I practice everyday. Someday I would like to play in an orchestra. My wish is for fewer fights between Jews and Arabs. I worry about the police. I am afraid of guns. I wish there were no guns in the world.
Italy

About Robbers

Italy

My father is a chef at a restaurant. I am close with my grandmother. I like to make her laugh. My wish is to become a famous volleyball player. I worry about robbers.
Italy

My bed

Italy

My father works in a factory and my mother cleans houses. I row four times a week. I want to be a rower. My wish is to have a dog. I worry about spiders... that they will come into my bed.
Italy

My parents

Italy

My father is a handyman. My mother works in accounting. My wish is to have another sister. I like big families. I worry about my grades. I want to please my parents.
Italy

Or Worries

Italy

My father is a gardener and sells flowers. My mother helps my father. I play goalie on our soccer team. I have no wishes or worries.
Nicauragua

A Doctor

Nicauragua

I live with my grandparents, four uncles, four aunts, and two brothers.My father lives in Panama and my mother lives with another man and her baby. The walk to school is dangerous. I am afraid of getting hit by a car or motorcycle. My wish is to be a doctor.
Nicauragua

Come Back

Nicauragua

My walk to school is dangerous. I keep my pencil and notebook in my backpack. Sometimes kids steal my pencils. I live in a wood house. My wish is to live in a stone house. I worry my father will leave and never come back.
Nicauragua

Pass Fourth Grade

Nicauragua

I live with my mother, father and three brothers. My father works on a coffee farm. He comes home on weekends. I worry about my father. He works too hard and sometimes gets a fever. My wish is to pass fourth grade.
Nicauragua

The Class

Nicauragua

I live with my mother and two brothers. My dad left two years ago. My brother works on a coffee farm. My mother sells clothes. My wish is to be a teacher. I worry about making a mistake in school. I want to be the best in the class.
South Africa

Am Mean

South Africa

We are an Afrikaans family. When I get older I want to do fund raisers for charity. My wish is for everyone to be safe. I worry about not having a lot of friends. Sometimes after a bad day I am mean.
South Africa : Public School

Be Murdered

South Africa : Public School

I speak Zulu and English. My father is a policeman and carries a gun. Our house has a wall around it with electrical wire. My wish is that everybody stop fighting with each other; at home, at school, and in the world. I am scared that one day I will be murdered.
South Africa

Every Room

South Africa

I live with my parents, brother and cat. Our maid cleans the house and babysits. My wish is for a long and healthy life. I worry about murderers. They can be anywhere. My grandparents were robbed at night. We have alarms in every room.
South Africa

With Me

South Africa

I live with my Mom, sister and brother. I speak English, Zulu, Afrikaans, and Xhosa. My parents are divorced. I see my Dad once a year on Christmas for a month. My wish is to be able to fly away to my Dad’s place. I worry about failing grade four. My Mom would get very angry with me.