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826 Boston Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7114
Call Number: MS 7114

Scope and Contents

Published in May 2013, I Want You to Have This is a collection of 55 essays written by students from Boston International High School, all of whom speak English as a second language. Twice a week during the academic year, tutors from 826 Boston, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills, went to the school to help edit and make suggestions about the students’ writing. The result is a collection of essays about an object that is important to each writer.


  • 2013


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Language of Materials



I Want You to Have This: a Collection of Objects and their Stories from Around the World contains 55 essays written by 11th grade students from Boston International High School about an object from their native country that holds significance for each writer.

Arrangement Note

See table of contents.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Boston International High School, 2013 May.


826 Boston Collection
Alissa Link
May 2013
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