Writing Contest for Young Readers!
Sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress in cooperation with Florida Center for the Book at Broward County Library.
2013 Entry Guidelines
Take the Letters About Literature writing challenge! Write a personal letter to an author you admire, an author of a book (fiction or nonfiction) that inspired you. Your letter must be personal but persuasive, explaining just how the author’s work changed your view of yourself or your world.
Florida Winners Announced!
Trishala Kumar wrote to Yan Martel, author of Life of Pi
Alexandra Egues wrote to Christina Diaz-Gonzalez, author The Red Umbrella
Sophia Viner wrote to Kathryn Erskine, author Mocking Bird
Kaylee Ayres wrote to Lauren Myracle, author of The Winnie Years
Kendra Thevenin wrote to Sarah Dessen, author of The Truth About Forever
Kerlentz Dorcely wrote to Gary D. Schmidt, author of Okay for Now
Emelita Pupo wrote to Ralph Ellison, author of Invisible Man
Sofia Carratala wrote to Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner
Camila Conesa wrote to Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird