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2014 Writer's Contest Winners

KINDERGARTEN:

First place: "Grandpa Pig's Pizza" by Nikolai N.
Second place: "The Farting Walruses" by Yul C.
Third place: "The Girl Who Loved Noodles" by Maeve K.
Honorable mention: "A Day in Sugarland" by Bella C.

FIRST GRADE:

First place: "Animan to the Rescue" by Ryan W.
Second place: "The Butterfly Who Had Bling" by Marielle W.
Third place: "Lia's Super Happy Move" by Lia K.
Honorable mention: "The Tooth that Just Wouldn't Wiggle" by Elizabeth C.

SECOND GRADE:

First place: "Seeds from Space" by Connor S.
Second place: "Lopsha and The Trail of Tears" by Eva L.
Third place: "The Bird Who Needed Glasses" by Delaney R.
Honorable mention: "Mr. Docker's New Friend" by Brooklyn E.

THIRD GRADE:

First place: "Trying is Wonderful" by Sarah W.
Second place: "The Adventures of Bobby Bookerman" by Austin M.
Third place: "The Talking Coat" by Lina F.
Honorable mention: "The Mysterious Person" by Tai K.

 


 

Our first-place winners will also be nominated to the national PBS KIDS Writers Contest--good luck to Nikolai, Ryan, Connor, and Sarah! A HUGE congratulations to all of 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, WITF, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and to SLB Radio Productions, Inc. and Pittsburgh Puppet Works. The PBS KIDS Writers Contest is brought to you locally by the EQT Foundation, a long-time supporter of raising readers in our community.

 


The Contest is brought to you locally by the EQT Foundation, a long-time supporter of raising readers in our community.


WQED, PBS39, WITF, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting are proud to participate in the 2014 national PBS KIDS Writers Contest.


Working creatively with Pittsburgh Puppet Works to bring the stories to life.


WQED, PBS39, WITF, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting are proud to participate in the 2014 national PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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