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Scriber Lake High students release another book


February 12, 2019

Representatives of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club presented a check to Scriber Lake High School teacher Marjie Bowker, originator of the Scriber Lake book project. From left: Daybreaker Brad Thomas, student author Jenna Jensen, Bowker, student author Joey Walker, Daybreaker Jim Blossey.

Seven years, seven books. And every one of them a success.

In 2011, Scriber Lake High School teacher Marjie Bowker began what was to be a one-time experiment. She and her writing class decided to publish a paperback book of 14 student-written autobiographical stories.

It wasn’t easy. Every one of the young authors had background problems such as depression, anxiety, failure, addiction, sexual abuse,and even suicide, and – as hard as it was – they wrote about their experiences for all the world to see.

In the cover notes of that first book, Bowker said, “By writing and sharing their...

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