05 September 2007

Letters About Literature Contest

Entry forms are now available for the 2008 Letters About Literature contest. The NY Center for the Book welcomes entries from readers in grades 4-6, 7-8, and 9-12 living in New York state. Readers enter the contest by writing a letter to an author expressing the way(s) in which the author's book has influenced them.

The contest officially runs from September 1 to December 14. Entry forms are now available online on the New York Center for the Book web site. First place winners at the NY State level move to a round of judging at the national level. Winners at the State level receive Target gift cards; winners at the National level receive Target gift cards and grants for their libraries ranging from $1000 to $10,000.

Additional information is available on the Library of Congress Letters About Literature web site.

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