My Favorite Book

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Read! Write! Win!

A Contest for Oklahoma Students

Readers in Grades 4–12 are invited to write a letter to the author of a favorite book, expressing how the book affected them personally.

Three Contest Levels:
Grades 4–6
Grades 7–8
Grades 9–12

Cash Prizes will be awarded to the student writers of the top three letters in each level.

First Place: $500
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $100

First place winners will select their school library or public library to receive a cash prize of $1,000!

Contest entries will be accepted beginning October 15, 2021. The deadline to submit is December 17, 2021, at 5:00 pm.

Please review the Official Rules before entering. Entries by or for students younger than the age of 13 must be submitted with a completed, signed, and uploaded Permission Form.

Read Instructions for Students or Instructions for Teachers for directions on entering the contest.

View Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.

Promotional Items

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