This year, WETA Kids encouraged K-3rd grade children in DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia to make their own “books” and enter the 2015 PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Thank you to all who submitted contest entries to WETA Kids. We were thrilled to see how many creative young people entered and we celebrate your efforts. Please keep writing and illustrating!
We are delighted to congratulate our local WETA Kids prize winners for this year. To see the winning stories, click on the names below.
- FIRST PLACE: Abigail K. – The Giraffe Who Wants a Marshmallow
- SECOND PLACE: Jerome B. – Wet and Dry Monsters
- THIRD PLACE: Ella S. – Leora and the Troll
- HONORABLE MENTION: Charlotte L. – All About Barnum Brown
- FIRST PLACE: Poojyakrushna A. – The Topsy Turvey Race
- SECOND PLACE: Iyeko A. – My Journey to America
- THIRD PLACE: Bailey Rose N. – Beach Clean Up
- HONORABLE MENTION: Akshara K. – The Lonely Crayon
- FIRST PLACE: Vincento T. – Aliens in the Attic
- SECOND PLACE: Isabella N. – I Am a Momma Cat
- THIRD PLACE: Morielle S. – The Lonely Flower
- HONORABLE MENTION: Jaya S. – How I Became a Superhero!