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2008 Writer's Contest Winners


First place: Shreyas Naidu, Brian and Amina
Second place: Juliana Oliveira, The Flower
Third place: Megan Gall, Rainbow


First place: Daniela Maria Schafer, The Magic Cupcake
Second place: Christa Reese, The Baseball Princess
Third place: Nolin Smith, The Cow Who Loved to Eat


First place: Sophia Reitz, The Sad Tree
Second place: Isaiah Maurice Wilson, When Aaron Comes
Third place: Sead Nikšić, Sir William

"Queen's Choice": Lauren Somers, The Rainbow That Had No Color


First place: Bridget Babinsack, Dream Days!
Second place: Ciara Grace Bailey, Beautiful on the Inside
Third place: Sophia Girol, All Because of a Brave Princess




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