I just received an email reminding me to remind You, about Letters about Literature.
This is an annual contest and the deadline for entries for this year’s competition is December 10, 2010. You can get the how-to-enter guidelines and required entry coupon by visiting the website.
What is LAL?
First and foremost, LAL is a writing contest for young readers in grades 4 – 12. How has an author’s work–novel, nonfiction, poetry–changed your view of the world or yourself? That’s the LAL writing challenge. Don’t write a book report, we tell our young readers. The author already wrote the book and knows what it is about. What the author does not know is how YOU responded to his or her work. Write about that–your personal reader’s response!
Who will be Oklahoma’s state winners this year?
Retired Oklahoma librarian, Fritz Buckallew has penned a new book on baseball great, Carl Hubbell, titled A Pitcher’s Moment : Carl Hubbell and the Quest for Baseball Immortality. Nicely done and would be a good Christmas gift for the hard to buy for male. (I know there are female baseball fans out there, being a Cubs fan myself, so you might want to pick one up for them also). Sorry I missed the program at the Oklahoma History Center.