KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2019 Winners

Kindergarten

  
1st Place: Mia
"The Flower Problem"
Brookfield Elementary School 
Alice Smith Elementary School 
3rd Place: Evan
"Imagine"
Southside Elementary School
Featuring “The Flower Problem” by Mia
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Featuring “The Flower Problem” by Mia

A butterfly meets a stand-offish flower. Through kindness, the butterfly forges a friendship for life.

Featuring “Imagine If I Was a Rainbow” by Kaiden
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Featuring “Imagine If I Was a Rainbow” by Kaiden

Kaiden envisions life as a rainbow, illuminating readers on a rainbow’s vital role in our lives.

Featuring “Imagine” ​by Evan
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Featuring “Imagine” ​by Evan

Evan explores what his life might be like if he were a whale, shark, octopus, Godzilla, and more.

First Grade

  
1st Place: Ava
Jessie Beck Elementary School 
2nd Place: Peter
"Space Adventure"
Brown Elementary School
Minden Elementary School
Featuring "Imagine A World Where There Was No Cancer" by Ava
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Featuring "Imagine A World Where There Was No Cancer" by Ava

Ava imagines a world without cancer. In this utopia, she sees happiness, hair, and no shots! ​

Featuring “Space Adventure” ​by Peter
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Featuring “Space Adventure” ​by Peter

3 friends embark on an exciting adventure to Mars -- a journey full of asteroids, jewels, and aliens!

Featuring “Imagine the Day in the Life of a Parrot” ​by Mia
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Featuring “Imagine the Day in the Life of a Parrot” ​by Mia

A parrot gives readers a detailed account of its life, from riding bikes to eating seeds! ​

Second Grade

  
1st Place: Ryan
"The 8 Glass Planets"
St. Albert Catholic School
2nd Place: Mady
"Ocean is Missing"
Homeschool
3rd Place: Karissa
"The Mermaid"
Echo Loder Elementary School
“The 8 Glass Planets” ​by Ryan
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“The 8 Glass Planets” ​by Ryan

Dive into a wondrous world of the 8 glass planets, with ships on clouds, cars on mist … and peacocks!

Featuring “Ocean is Missing” ​by Mady
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Featuring “Ocean is Missing” ​by Mady

Missy’s black colt, Ocean, goes missing. She uses a white feather left behind to find her horse.

Featuring “The Mermaid” ​by Karissa
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Featuring “The Mermaid” ​by Karissa

After wishing upon a shell, a girl becomes a mermaid! Her new life might not be as easy as she thinks.

Third Grade

  
1st Place: Rozanitzia
"Imagine A Confetti World"
Grace Warner Elementary School
CC Meneley Elementary School 
Hunsberger Elementary School
Featuring "Imagine A Confetti World" by Rozanitzia
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Featuring "Imagine A Confetti World" by Rozanitzia

In the Confetti World, differences don’t divide people, but rather unite them in a quest for harmonious existence.

Featuring “Imagine… A World Where Everything Was Upside Down” ​by Katie
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Featuring “Imagine… A World Where Everything Was Upside D...

In this imaginative story, Katie explores the marvelous possibilities of an upside-down world!

Featuring “The Dragon of Dinkerville” ​by Connor
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Featuring “The Dragon of Dinkerville” ​by Connor

A dragon named Hank plots to takeover the town, but the army won’t go down without a fight.

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