From "Scribblers" to "Scrawlers," young Palisadian authors showed off their best work at the Creative Writing Awards ceremony on Oct. 5.
The awards ceremony was organized by the Pacific Palisades Library Association, which featured authors ranging from first grade to high school.
The awards were handed out at the where actors Bill Jones and Christine Kludijian performed dramatic readings of the award-winning stories and poems.
The categories included: Scribblers (grades 1-2), Jotters (grades 3-4), Scrawlers (grades 5-6), Scribes (grades 7-8) and Authors (high school).
Pacific Palisades Library Association board member, Arline Halper, sent in photos of the actors mesmerizing the audience with the stories. As well as two of the winners from the Scribblers category, Cole Herron and Jared Hamm.
Scribblers (Grades 1-2)
- Flyer and the Great Escape, Jared Hamm,
- The Ghost of Carnival, Cole Herron,
- The Mermaid, Maya Millner, Palisades Elementary Charter School
Jotters (Grades 3-4)
- How the Monkey Got Itʼs Tail, Reilly Brumbach, Palisades Elementary Charter School
- Sarah and the Golden Egg, Kerria Pang-Naylor, Palisades Elementary Charter School
- The Stori of the Boy Who Could Not Spel, Connor Asawa, Marquez Elementary School
Scrawlers (Grades 5-6)
- Who Is It?, Kiley McKay,
- My Dog Tigger, Benjamin Taylor, Marquez Elementary School
- Aishaʼs Moonlight Memory, McKenzie Wilkins, British American School
Scribes (Grades 7-8)
- 3...2...1...Laid Off?, Ben Wolman, Paul Revere Charter Middle School
- Whatever It Takes, Justin Wolman, Paul Revere Charter Middle School
- Column One, Mila Rae Danton, Brentwood School
Authors (Grades 9-12)
- Butterﬂies (3-way tie), Alex Wagner, Brentwood School
1. Under the Stars (3-way tie), Shea Robinson, Brentwood School
- Untitled Poem (3-way tie), Fiona Hayman, Oakley School
2. Home, Dakota Powell,
3. Wedding Day, Madison Kahn, Brentwood School
Keep up the great writing!
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