We would like to thank those who participated in the 2016-2017 Kids Write 4 Kids creative challenge. All participants have shown great talents with their stories, imagination and creativity – we encourage you to keep writing.
Our judging panel selected 2 stories out of the 10 finalist. Stories were rated based on creativity and originality, story structure and the quality of writing. We want to extend congratulations to our selected youth authors:
- Summon The Magic by Emily Little, Grade 6 (Northport Elementry School, Port Elgin, ON)
- How To Be An Abbott by Olivia Simms, Grade 8 (Glashan Public School, Ottawa, ON)
and to the runners up:
- A Glimmer of Hope by Harmony Ho, Grade 6 (Trinity Montessori School, Markham, ON)
- Amazon Adventure by Saskia Shillington, Grade 5 (Ladner Elementary School, Delta, BC)
- Behind The Glass by Joya Smit, Grade 8 (Valley Christian Academy, Quispamsis, NB)
- Bobby and Joey Adventures by Ethan Gerrett, Grade 5 (Deep Cove Elementary School, North Saaich, BC)
- Imaging Colours by Bonnie Lu, Grade 7 (St. Joseph’s Elementary School, Victoria, BC)
- Run Like The Wind by Tianyi Li, Grade 5 (The Academy for Gifted Children – P.A.C.E., Richmond Hill, ON)
- The Creation of Night Sky by Serenity Isfeld, Grade 6 (King Edward Community School, Winnipeg, MB)
- The Spinach Mystery by Robbie Estrada, Grade 6 (The Academy for Gifted Children – P.A.C.E., Richmond Hill, ON)
Summon The Magic and How To Be An Abbott will be published both in print and digitally, for the world to read. These book will be made available for purchase later this summer at Amazon, Apple iBookstore and Kobo. Net proceeds from all Kids Write 4 Kids books sold in 2017 will be donated to Northport Elementry School and Glashan Public School.
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