PBS Kids Writers Contest


Update: 

There's still time to enter the PBS KIDSGO! Writers contest.  THE CONTEST DEADLINE is midnight Monday, April 7, 2014.  Drop off your entry at Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green, any branch of the Warren County Public Library, or mail it to WKU-PBS, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11035,  Bowling Green , KY  42101-1035.  Mailed entries must be postmarked by midnight Monday.  Then Join us  at 3pm, Saturday, April 26th at the Knicely Center as we announce the local winners who will compete nationally. 

 


PBS KIDSGO! Young Writers and Illustrators Contest

2014 sees the return of the popular PBS KIDSGO! Young Writers and Illustrators Contest to WKU-PBS.  Children in grades Kindergarten through Third are encouraged to write and illustrate an original book and submit it for consideration in the local/national contest.   Again this year WKU-PBS is partnering with the Warren County Public Libraries and Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Bowling Green.

Kick off the contest season by joining us for a Writing Workshop on Friday, February 7th at 7pm in the Community Room of Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green.  We’ll get you motivated to start writing your  award winning entry.    To find out more about the contest, rules,  and an entry form go to our webpage  at http://pbskids.org/writerscontest and follow us on Facebook for updates. 

More Information:
PBS Kids Timeline 2014 
PBS Kids Contest Rules 2014  
PBS Kids Entry Form 2014  
 
 

2014 CONTEST TIMELINE

WRITING WORKSHOP  

Friday February 7, 2014

7-8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bowling Green.

CONTEST DEADLINE

Entries must be postmarked by midnight Monday April 7, 2014

Entries can be dropped off at Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green  or Warren County Public Library beginning

 Monday March 3, 2014.

Representatives of WKYU-PBS will be at Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green from 3-5 p.m. on Monday April 7, 2014 to collect entries. 

WINNERS CELEBRATION

Saturday April 26, 2014

3 p.m. CT at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green. Local Winners will be announced.

First Place entries will be read aloud by guest authors.

 

Summer 2014- National Winners announced



 

Our 2012 Winners:

Kindergarten


Overall Winner

Image - Super Battle     

Super Battle
by Link Priest
St. Joseph's School, Bowling Green, KY

 

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Honorable Mention - Illustration  

Chuckie the Bird
By Noah Tronbak
St. Joseph's School, Bowling Green, KY

 
       
Honorable Mention - Story  

Zoobu Toyland
By Isabella Hernandez
St. Joseph's School, Bowling Green, KY

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1st Grade       
     
Overall Winner    
Image - Teaching the Leprechaun image.jpg  

Teaching the Leprechaun
By Jackson Houchens
Self-Entry, Smiths Grove, KY

 

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Honorable Mention - Illustration  

The Cloud Shaper
by Ellie Ramsing
Self-Entry, Bowling Green, KY

     
Honorable Mention - Story  

A Puppy Named Star
By John David Abbott
Self-Entry, Bowling Green, KY


2nd Grade       
     
Overall Winner    
Image - The Great Water Race image.jpg  

The Great Water Race
by Lindy Mitchell
Alvaton Elementary, Bowling Green, KY

 

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 Honorable Mention - Illustration  

Shan Goes to a Hockey Game
by Tyler Porter
Alvaton Elementary, Bowling Green, KY

     
 Honorable Mention - Story  

Two Young Brothers and the Battle of Kentucky
by James Smith
Alvaton Elementery, Bowling Green, KY

     



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


3rd Grade    
     
Overall Winner    
 Image - The Accented Bird.jpg  

The Accented Bird
by Samuel Chang
McNeil Elementary, Bowling Green, KY

 

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 Honorable Mention - Illustration  

Lilly's First Race
by Sachi Barnaby, Bowling Green, KY

     
 Honorable Mention - Story  

James' Struggle
by Makayla Cason, Bowling Green, KY