Saturday, June 09, 2007
Library of Congress announces National and State winners in Letters About Literature Program
"The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and Target Stores have announced the national and state winners in the 2006-2007 Letters About Literature reading and writing program. More than 56,000 young and adolescent readers in grades four through 12 participated in this year's program, which encourages young people to read, be inspired and write back to an author - past or present - who has changed their view of the world or of themselves. Students compete in one of three levels: elementary school, grades four through six; middle school, grades seven through eight; and high school, grades nine through 12"