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2013 Writer's Contest Winners

KINDERGARTEN:

First place: “Vic the Chick” by Caitlin J.
Second place: “Shiney Dolphin and Cutey Cat Play all Day” by Savana L.
Third place: “Brave Animals on the Farm” by Rakshitha M.


Honorable mentions:
“Too Fancy, Miss Mouse!” by Chloe M.
Honorable mention: “Princess Lila’s Adventure” by Ava Z.

FIRST GRADE:

First place: “Little Possom’s Adventure” by Cricket B.
Second place: “The Adventures of Me and My Dog Gizmo” by Sophia K.
Third place: “Mr. Meask, Beak and the Little Bird” by Ava P.


Honorable mentions:

“If I Ran the Circus” by Griffin S.
Griffin was the winner of the 2013 Kids’ Choice Award!
"The Three Shark Detectives and the Missing Clown Fish” by Alexander S.
“Dan’s Exciting Night” by Tharun S.

SECOND GRADE:

First place: “Willie and Hannah” by Haruka D.
Second place: “A Snake Tale" by Liam E.
Third place: “The Lonely Tractor” by Alyssa H.


Honorable mentions:
“Planet Gumdrop” by Jack S.
“Scooter’s Dig Through Time” by Rebecca W.
“Jamaica” by Mia L.

THIRD GRADE:

First place: “BFF’s Forever” by Marlana H.
Second place: “Soccer Sleuth and the Missing Playbook” by Keller D.
Third place: “Bloggermouth 360” by Kaylie H.


Honorable mentions:
“Nita Light’s Crash” by Lizzy S.
“The Case of the Missing Peacocks” by Isabella P.
“Little Red Agent Hood” by Cayden W.

 

 

 

 


 

 

All our first-place winners will also be nominated to the national PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest -- good luck to Caitlin, Cricket, Haruka, and Marlana! A HUGE congratulations to all our winners and to each student who submitted a story in this year's Contest - WRITE ON!

Special thanks to our public media partners in this year's Writers Contest, WPSU and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and to SLB Radio Productions, Inc. The PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest is brought to you locally by EQT Corporation, a long-time supporter of raising readers in our community.

 


WQED, WPSU, WITF, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting are proud to participate in the 2014 national PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

Past Winners

Kindergarden

2013: Caitlin J., "Vic the Chick"
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2012: Ella B., "Abby the Talking Giraffe"
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2011: Sarah W., "The Runaway Bunny"
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2010: Owen Kagle, "A Bird Spoke to Me"
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2009: Ella Reets Haney, "A Blueberry Problem"
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2008: Shreyas Naidu, "Brian and Amina"
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2007: Madelyn Blodgett, "The Pup Explorers"
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2006: Swagatame Datta, "The Tree"
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First Grade

2013: Cricket B., "Little Possom’s Adventure"
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2012: Abigail G., "Two Mermaids and the Lost Baby Orca Whale"
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2011: Emily Z., "Magically Mixing Animals"
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2010: Micah Dordal, "Dealing With the Monsters"
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2009: Patrick Lowe, "Windington: The City of Big Winds"
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2008: Daniela Maria Schafer, "The Magic Cupcake"
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2007: Swagatama Datta, "The Lost Bird"
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2006: Justin Stengel, "The Adventures of Chipper, the Library Mouse"
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Second Grade

2013: Haruka D., "Willie and Hannah"
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2012: MacKenna R., "Dino Dudes - A Comic Book"
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2011: Uku H., "Toothfairy and Strawfairy"
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2010: Ashley Chung, "If I Were a Bird"
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2009: Theresa Marie Heidenreich, "The Perfect Pet"
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2008: Sophia Reitz, "The Sad Tree"
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2007: Vanessa Anthony, "The Twinkling Star"
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2006: Daria Och, "How a House Became a Home"
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Third Grade

2013: Marlana H., "BFF’s Forever"
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2012: Daniel T., "The Mystery of the Attic Intruder"
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2011: Mia C., "Ally the Alligator and the Best Picnic Ever!"
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2010: Christine Troll, "Tim Sails a Lesson"
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2009: Alexa Reider, "The Art Club"
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2008: Bridget Babinsack, "Dream Days!"
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2007: Daria Och, "Building a Friendship"
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2006: Rachel Rembold, "Big Things"
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Note: You can find Second and Third place winners' stories linked from the First place winners' stories.

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