“How A Book Changed My Life” Essay Contest

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  • start date 01 Sep 2018
  • end date 06 Oct 2018
  • venue Diamond Bar Library

“How A Book Changed My Life” Essay Contest

Students from ages 13 to 18 are encouraged to write a personal letter to an author, living or dead, from any genre-fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or classic, explaining how that author’s work changed their way of thinking about the world or themselves. Essays submitted must be 1,000 words or less.  There will be three Essay Contest Winners! Each winner will receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card.

The essay is due to the Diamond Bar Library by Saturday, October 6, 2018. The essay contest is sponsored by the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library as part of the annual Read Together Diamond Bar event. Entry forms are available at the Diamond Bar Library.

For an entry form or for questions, please contact the Teen Services Librarian at cyu@library.lacounty.gov or by phone to (909) 861-4978.


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