TD Summer Reading Club Short Story Contest - June 7 to Aug. 12
Celebrate CANADA This summer with the TD Summer Reading Club. Young writers are invited to submit stories based on the theme CANADA. Send us your stories or comics based on wild adventures, beginning with the words:
“Turns out, the craziest thing in Canadian history happened to me the summer of Canada 150...”
Stories: JK – Grade 3; Grades 4 – 6; Grades 7 – 8
Comics: JK – Grade 8
- Short story entries are limited to 500 words.
- Comic entries are limited to one page.
- Short story entries must begin with, “Turns out, the craziest thing in Canadian history happened to me the summer of Canada 150...”
- Short stories may be submitted as .docx or .pdf files, or on 8 1/2" x 11" printer paper.
- Illustrations may accompany short stories.
- To enter, you must be a resident of Ajax.
- For purposes of the contest, report your grade as of June 2017.
- The contest deadline is Saturday, August 12, 2016.
- Entries must be dropped off at any Ajax Public Library branch or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the contest deadline.
- Winning entries will be chosen from three categories: JK to Grade 3, Grades 4 to 6, and Grades 7 & 8. A Best of Contest from these categories will also be awarded and published in the Ajax News Advertiser!
- The winning comic will be chosen by a People’s Choice vote during the award ceremony.
- All winning entries will be published in a book that will be added to the Library’s collection. Each winner will receive their own copy!
We are thrilled to once again have Ted Staunton, award-winning author, speaker and performer, return as a guest judge. Ted has written books for all ages, several of which you can find at the Library. Visit his website to learn more www.tedstauntonbooks.com.
The Award Ceremony
Date: To Be Announced