KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2018 Winners

Kindergarten

  
1st Place: Hannah
“The Enchanted Forest” (PDF)
Brookfield Elementary School 
2nd Place: Amarah
“All About Amazing Polar Bears” (PDF)
Nancy Gomes Elementary School 
3rd Place: Tatila
“Amazing Starfish”  (PDF)
Alice Smith Elementary School
Featuring "The Enchanted Forest" by Hannah
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Featuring "The Enchanted Forest" by Hannah

Amidst a dinosaur invasion on the enchanted forest, one fairy saves her home with a spell.

Featuring “All About Amazing Polar Bears” by Amarah
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Featuring “All About Amazing Polar Bears” by Amarah

An exploration of surprising facts about the polar bear that reveals how amazing they are.

Featuring "Amazing Starfish" by Tatila
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Featuring "Amazing Starfish" by Tatila

Discover the extraordinary traits that make the starfish such a fascinating sea creature.

First Grade

  
1st Place: Peyton
Honors Academy of Literature
2nd Place: Nolan
“Panda Facts” (PDF)
Spanish Springs Elementary School
3rd Place: Natalee
“Sloths” (PDF)
Nancy Gomes Elementary School
Featuring “Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Peyton...
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Featuring “Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Peyton...

A tribute to the persistent acts that form an honorable portrait of Martin Luther King Jr.

Featuring “Panda Facts” by Nolan
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Featuring “Panda Facts” by Nolan

Some of the neat characteristics and abilities unique to the panda, an endangered species.

Featuring “Sloths” by Natalee
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Featuring “Sloths” by Natalee

A closer look into the life of the sloth, a mammal that uses the art of tricks to survive.

Second Grade

  
1st Place: Rozanitzia
“The Amazing Family” (PDF)
Grace Warner Elementary School
2nd Place: Greyden
“Fred the Shark” (PDF)
Nancy Gomes Elementary School
3rd Place: Zach
“Kid Anonymous” (PDF)
Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School
Featuring “The Amazing Family” by Rozanitzia
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Featuring “The Amazing Family” by Rozanitzia

A story treasuring the cultural traditions and values set in the heart of a loving family.

Featuring “Fred the Shark” by Greyden
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Featuring “Fred the Shark” by Greyden

At school, Fred the shark meets an orca, a whale and a stingray, and they become friends.

Featuring “Kid Anonymous” by Zach
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Featuring “Kid Anonymous” by Zach

To turn bullies into friends, Kid Anonymous decides to take action and become a superhero.

Third Grade

  
Nancy Gomes Elementary School
2nd Place: Ryann
“Andy’s Ocean Adventure” (PDF)
Spanish Springs Elementary School 
3rd Place: Bryce
“The Ring of Donovan” (PDF)
Brown Elementary School
Featuring “The Girl who Traveled to England!” by Brooke
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Featuring “The Girl who Traveled to England!” by Brooke

Emma's plan to view the Big Ben changes when she discovers that her grandma has stolen it.

Featuring “Andy’s Ocean Adventure” by Ryann
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Featuring “Andy’s Ocean Adventure” by Ryann

To pursue her dreams of ocean travel, Andy must prove to her family that sharks are super.

Featuring “The Ring of Donovan” by Bryce
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Featuring “The Ring of Donovan” by Bryce

At the store, a wolf named Donovan finds a special ring that gives him powerful abilities.

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