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PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest

We received a record number of entries this year. Congratulation to all the kids who wrote their own stories! They all received certificates of participation and personalized, positive feedback from contest judges.


Congratulations to these 2014 regional winners! Read their stories here.

Kindergarten: “Dinosaur” by Jace R., Ellendale ND

1st Grade: “The Monster at Midnight” by Cadence G., Fargo ND

2nd Grade: “Steve the Contrary Horse!” by Aspen S., Bismarck ND

3rd Grade: “Seeing is Believing” by Ella E., Horace ND

These are our Red Ribbon Favorites!

“The Butterfly Rescue” by Mariska O., Forbes ND

“Max Learns About the Red Planet” by Arhanth S., Sioux Falls SD

“My Brother” by Belle S., Jamestown ND

“The Bravest Cats Ever” by Elijah A., Jamestown ND

“Lucey the Frog and Patchey the Pirate” by Brooklyn B., Jamestown ND

“Adventures in the Woods” by Katelyn T., Fargo ND

“McCain’s Colt” by Justin J., Hoople ND

“The Winged Dogs” by Cayden K., Bismarck ND

“My Sibling” by Nevaeh M., Bismarck ND

“Love is Everywhere” by Sarah L., Minot Air Force Base ND

“Six Mushrooms Are We” by Julia P., Fargo ND

“The Fox Trap” by Garrett S., Rugby ND

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!*



If you have any questions about the contest , contact us at 800-359-6900.

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

Education Services
(701) 239-7574

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.

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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