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Winners Announced for Pali Library Summer Writing Contest

First, second, and third place winners were awarded gift certificates from Diesel Book Store and all participants were awarded a coupon from the Yogurt Shoppe as well as a coupon for one free book from the library book sale.

Palisades Friends of the Library celebrated the winners of the children’s summer creative writing contest with an awards ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the library community room. Winning entries were read and dramatized by Actress Christine Kludjan and Actor Bill Jones.

First, second, and third place winners were awarded gift certificates from Diesel Book Store and all participants were awarded a coupon from the Yogurt Shoppe as well as a coupon for one free book from the library book sale, held about every six weeks at the Library parking lot.

Winners

Scribblers (Grades 1 & 2)
1st - Jessie the Girl Eagle by Zoe Shin, Calvary
2nd - Cat World by Laura Thompson, Marquez
3rd - The Little Pegasus and the Night Sky Contest by Ellery, Preven, Pali

Jotters (Grades 3 & 4)
1st - Birdsmith by Philip Venkov, Marquez
2nd - Freedom to the World by Jules Craft, Pali
3rd (tie) - My Silly Moment by Sydney Shear, Marquez
3rd (tie) - How the Flower Got Its Petals by Sydney Brumbach, Pali

Scrawlers (Grades 5 & 6)
1st - The Summer I Went to Sleep Away Camp cowritten by Zoe Applebaum-Schwartz, Archer and Jenna Handler, Paul Revere
2nd - The Magic Kit by Miles Partain, Calthorp
3rd - The Quest by Cole Craft, Pali

Scribes (Grades 7 & 8)
1st - Graveyard for Goldfish by Mila Danton, Brentwood
2nd - Every Docker Has His Day or Let's See What The Critics Are Saying About Keith Docker! by Justin Wolman, Paul Revere
3rd (tie) - Snow Drawn by Patrick Grace, Paul Revere
3rd (tie) - My Special Place by Bridget Stokdyk, St. Matthew's

Authors (high school)
1st - Everything's Going to be Alright by Zoe Dutton, Harvard-Westlake
2nd - What the Weekend Means to Me by Alex Wagner, Brentwood
3rd - The Mission by Madi Kahn, Brentwood  

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