contests

VOTE NOW - NPR's Poll of the Best YA Fiction!

Submitted by kdeweese on July 27, 2012 - 3:13pm

NPR (national public radio) has polled their audience for a list of the top YA fiction -- from the suggestions of readers and listeners across the country, they compiled a list of a hundred titles or so -- and now it's our turn to vote!!

VOTE HERE

Each person can vote for up to ten of the books, and then the ranked list of the best YA fiction (as voted by us!) will be released in a few weeks.

Writing Contest!

Submitted by teenspace on May 17, 2011 - 1:29pm

Celebrate books with Bibliophoria!  Bibliophoria is hosting a teen writing contest.  The topic of the contest is:

"Books are...."

Submit your own, 650 to 850 word, short story, essay or other work of prose beginning with the two words "Books are".  

Deadline is Tuesday, May 24th!

Submit your essay to:  Teen Writing Contest, Bibliophoria, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 6780 Depot Street, Sebastopol, CA  95472. 

What do you win?

Stuck at Prom

Submitted by teenspace on April 11, 2011 - 5:42pm

Do you love duct tape?  Do you have BIG dreams of having the most unique prom dress?  If so you should check out the Stuck at Prom Duct tape contest.  Every year the Duck tape brand has a contest for the best prom dress made completely out of duct tape!  The winners receive a scholarship.  For details on how to enter go to:

http://www.duckbrand.com/Promotions/stuck-at-prom.aspx

Check out the website for some of last year's winners. 

Battle of the Books-- check it out!

Submitted by kdeweese on March 18, 2011 - 5:56pm

The magazine School Library Journal is running its second annual "Battle of the Kids' Books," which pits 16 of the very best books for young people of the year, judged by some of the most famous authors of children's books. 

Children's books and teen books;  fiction and nonfiction, they are all thrown in together to pick out what is THE. BEST. KIDS. BOOK. of the year. 

Author-judges include folks such as Karen Hesse, R.L. Stine, Barry Lyga, Francisco X. Stork, Karen Cushman and Richard Peck. 

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