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PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest

It’s time to create your stories for the 2014 PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest! The contest is open to K-3 students who want to write and illustrate their own stories, and the deadline for submissions is April 11, 2014.

Begin by clicking and downloading the 2014 Entry Form and 2014 Contest Rules. You may also call our office at 800-359-6900 to receive copies of the documents.



A special resource collection on PBS LearningMedia is helpful for teachers as they work with students to brainstorm story ideas, hone writing skills, and prepare contest entries.
• To access worksheets, a writing guide, and related worksheets, visit the PBS KIDS Writers Contest resource page and select “student handout.”
• To learn about more about the PBS KIDS Writers Contest, submit a story, read winning entries, and try out the story mash-up tool, visit pbskids.org/writerscontest.

Congratulations to these 2013 regional winners! Read their stories here.

Kindergarten:  “Missing Pants” by Vivi A., Bemidji, MN *NATIONAL WINNER!*

1st Grade: “The Pink Zebra” by Aspen S., Bismarck, ND

2nd Grade: “The New Home” by Avery K., Bismarck, ND

3rd Grade: “Prima Duckarina” by Caleigh G., Fargo, ND *NATIONAL WINNER!*

These stories are our Red Ribbon Favorites

Kindergarten: “The Elephant that Saved the World” by Anika A., Moorhead, MN

Kindergarten: “Horse Riding on the Mountain” by Emma T., Sioux Falls, SD

Kindergarten: “Chico and the Askees Adventures” by Katelyn T., Fargo, ND

1st Grade: “A Monster Thief” by Grady A., Jamestown, ND

1st Grade: “Dance” by Abby K., Bismarck, ND

1st Grade: “The Miracle” by Luca G., Minneapolis, MN

2nd Grade: “A Wierd Day” by Tyler A., Fargo, ND

2nd Grade: “The Best Friends” by Ella A., Breckenridge, MN

2nd Grade: “Ollie the Musical Octopus” by Rachel K., West Fargo, ND

3rd Grade: “The Colors of the Seasons” by Ella O., Moorhead, MN

3rd Grade: “Sally the Salamander” by Haley S., Mott, ND

3rd Grade: “The Lost Shadow” by Sophia W., Fargo, ND

If you have any questions about the contest , contact:

Morgan Jenkins
800-359-6900 x 527

For information about incorporating Prairie Public programs in your classroom, contact:

Education Services
(701) 239-7574

Teachers are encouraged to have their students write their own stories so they can submit as a class. Those who do so will be entered to win a literacy kit! Look here for a PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest writing guide.

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