Claire Venanzi, Owen A. Wagner, Ellen Poplavska
Congratulations to our Level I (grades 4-6) winner:
- Owen A. Wagner of Elizabethtown for his letter to Erin Entrada Kelly about Hello, Universe.
Congratulations to our Level II (grades 7-8) winner:
- Claire Venanzi of Pottstown for her letter to Misty Copeland about Life in Motion.
Congratulations to our Level III (grades 9-12) winner:
- Ellen Poplavska of Allison Park for her letter to Stephen King about Mr. Mercedes.
Congratulations to our Level I honor of high distinction:
- Clare A. Troll of Somerset for her letter to E. B. White about Charlotte’s Web.
Thanks to our Letters About Literature contest judges:
- Alia C. Gant, Diversity Resident Librarian, Penn State University Libraries, University Park, PA.
- Linda Oatman High, Author of Books for Children and Teens/Journalist/Playwright, Narvon, PA.
- Dr. Theresa M. Hoover, Assistant Professor of Education, Wilson College, Chambersburg, PA.
- Pat Hughes, Author of Books for Children and Young Adults, Narberth, PA.
- Erica King, Curriculum Specialist, Penn State University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania.
For more information about the Letters About Literature contest in Pennsylvania, please contact Nicole Miyshiro, editor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The annual nationwide Letters About Literature Contest is sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.
Special thanks to—Philadelphia Stories Teen/Junior, Story Supply Co., and Old State Clothing Co. Company for contributing to the winners' gift bags this year; and to Erin Entrada Kelly for her personalized gift to Owen!
For participation guidelines, visit Letters About Literature at the Library of Congress.