Archive for February, 2017

LITERARY ORPHANS ISSUE 28: Letter From The Editor

Dear Orphans & Orphanettes, We all know the story of Nikola Tesla. We know about the War of the Currents between Westinghouse and Edison Electric in the late 1800s. We know about Tesla’s invention of the alternating current induction motor and how alternating current enraged Thomas Edison. We know the story of an immigrant inventor who came to America, […]

Airplane Lady by Kathryn Brostowitz

It was my first real experience on an airplane. I was five years old and I had dreamed of flying since I first knew what airplanes were. Imagine, being up so high! I sat near the window, looking up and out at the blue sky, so much closer to the clouds than I ever thought […]