And the Winner is!

4th Grade Class from NC Wins Be-a-Famous Writer Contest

My Magic App from NC wins the GRAND PRIZE

My Magic App, a story submitted as a collaborative class project from Mrs. Alicea’s 3rd Grade Class from WJ Gurganus Elementary in Havelock, NC


WATCH IT LIVE

Watch Mrs. P announce the winner of this years contest. Here is the YouTube Link
You can also read all about them in this newspaper article!

Winning classroom to be filled with books in every format!

The grand prize winning classroom will be filled with actual books, audio book and digital books thanks to the sponsors of the contest. They will received 2 gift certificates each for $100 to purchase books from Buy Preferred and Powell's Books. They also receive a One-Year Subscription to Tales2Go for Up to 10 users and a year subscription to myOn Reader, a personalized reading resource with access to over 4,000 enhanced digital books available on desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablets, & more. Plus Penelope the Purple Pirate & Polka Dots Publishing will be making possible 2 copies of the winning story made into an actual book with color illustrations created by illustrator Robin Robinson for their classroom & school library. This is a sample of one of the illustrations for the book!


The other schools win too!

Two schools tied for 2nd place! They will reach received $100 worth of books. A $50 gift certificate from both Buyer Preferred and Powell’s Books.
  • David, The Kind Wizard - Matt Slayton’s 3rd Grade at Mallard Creek Elementary in Charlotte, NC had one student’s story representing his class.
  • A Magical Gift: Mrs. Braum’s 4th Grade class from Van Meter Community School in Iowa. There was one story voted on by the class to represent this 4th grade.

Two additional schools will each get a $25 gift card from Powell’s Books.
  • The Day I Shrunk - Audra Kimball’s 4th grade class from Saint Paul Elementary in AR voted on a students story to submit.
  • My Incredible Home - From Mrs. Cohen's 3rd Grade class at David Posnack Jewish Day School in Davie, FL. The entire class wrote individual stories and this one was chosen to submit.

All of the 5 winners will also get Mrs. P bookmarks for the whole classroom.


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