2017 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Results!

 

Thank you to everyone who entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had over 400 entries this year to send to our judges -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached at the bottom of this blog post are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, May 5, at 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and hear author Laurie Halse Anderson speak about writing, books, and her life as an author. Congratulations to all the winners! 

POETRY

10-12

1st: “Fighting With Creative Writing” by Natalie Hogle

2nd: “I'm Here” by Madison Harris

Teen book review winner for Feb! Savvy - awesome

Maggie wrote - "It is an awesome book becaue a lot of things happened that were unexpected.  But at the end of the book -- everything was just the way it should be!"

 

Teen Tread: Bicycle Safety W/ City Cycles

City Cycles bicycling enthusiast Jake Drevs will share bicycle safety tips about getting stacked, involuntary dismounts along with gravity checks, to name a few. Snacks, books and more!  Tuesday, April 11: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

 

Teen Tech Build @ your library, Helmerich

Cubelets

TEENS build a mini-robot toy that can spin,

respond to light & temperature and spin again...

in March for our teen tech event

Mar.21 @ 4:30PM

 

 

These Shallow Graves - the past does not stay buried!

In Donnelly's These Shallow Graves, Jo Montfort's sercret wish is to be a reporter much like Nelly Bly, but her dreams to become a writer are few and far between.  Alas, she meets the guy, but is betroved to another.  This Victorian mystery has many twists and turns on the way to discovering the family's secret past.  During the journey, Jo is befriended by a street smart girl and a reporter from her family's newspaper.  Her race to find "the story" takes a turn for the ........ These shallow graves is a page turner indeed! 

 

 

 

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