Wyoming Letters About Literature Winners Announced

Jun 15, 2023

The Wyoming Center for the Book, which operates under the Wyoming Humanities umbrella, has announced this year’s winners of the annual Letters About Literature contest for students in grades 4-12. They are invited to read, be inspired, and write back to the author of a book that changed their lives. More than 160 students from across Wyoming participated in this year’s event.

Read the winning letters on the Wyoming Humanities website.

Award winners

Grades 4-6:

First Place: 
Leena Martel – Kelly, WY
When Stars are Scattered by Omar Mohamed

Second Place:
Abigail Fleming – Casper, WY
The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (adapted by Susan Hill Long)

Third Place:
Hannah Persson – Lander, WY
No Summit Out of Sight by Jordan Romero and Linda LeBlanc

Grades 7-8:

First Place:
Kaitlyn Leming – Cheyenne, WY
The Perfect Place by Teresa E. Harris

Second Place:
Delaney Edwards – Pinedale, WY
A Little House Traveler by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Third Place:
Joel Edwards – Pinedale, WY
Spearhead by Adam Makos

Grades 9-12:

First Place:
Cooper J. Pigg – Cheyenne, WY
Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Second Place:
Tamara Cochran – Casper, WY
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Third Place:
Emma Locken – Gillette, WY
Amelia Unabridged by Ashley Schumacher

If you have a question about this or any other article, please contact us at statelibrary@wyo.gov

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