Sixth Graders Celebrated for their "Letters to Literature" Contest Winners

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letters_about_lit_2014.jpgEach year, the Library of Congress's Center for the Book sponsors a contest called Letters About Literature.  Students are asked to write letters to the author of a favorite book, telling why this book inspired them.  This year more than 2000 New Jersey students submitted letters for this contest.  Three sixth graders at Edgar have been recognized for writing outstanding letters.  April CalishJackson Costello, and Megan Shen received honorable mentions in the 4th-6th grade division and will be honored at a reception next month.

 

Photo (from left to right):  Jackson Costello with Lois Lowry's The Giver, April Calish with R.J. Palacio's Wonder and Megan Shen with Grace Lin's Dumpling Days  and their ELA teacher, Ms. Kovacs.

 

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