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Letters about Literature Contest

Reported by jill_defarno@ipsd.org on 11/5/20

Builta students in fourth and fifth grade are invited to participate in the Letters About Literature contest sponsored by the Illinois Secretary of State.

Sponsored by Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian, Jesse White, and the Illinois Center for the Book, Letters About Literature is a statewide reading and writing promotion. Students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to read a book of their choice, reflect on it, and write a personal letter to its author explaining the impact this work had on them.

There is one winning letter selected per Level. Winners receive a cash prize and a plaque from the Illinois Secretary of State. Teachers of the winners receive a certificate and a cash prize for the school to purchase books for the school library.

For more information go to - https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/center_for_the_book/letters.html

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