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Letters About Literature

The Letters About Literature contest is available at the national level, and SDHC encourages South Dakota students and teachers to participate in this program.

Teachers, librarians, and parents can download contest materials, including lesson plans, assessment checklists, and writing samples, by visiting www.lettersaboutliterature.org. Program updates will be published on this website throughout the year.

National Awards

Judges for the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress will select six national winners (two per competition level) and twelve national runners-up (four per competition level).

National Winners will:

 

  • Receive a $500 Target gift card, and
  • Win a $10,000 Reading Promotion Grant for their library or school

 

National Runners-Up will:

 

  • Receive a $100 Target gift card, and
  • Win a $1,000 Reading Promotion Grant for their library or school

 

 


 

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