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2017 Authors

Children from all over southeastern Wisconsin, from Kindergarten through third grade, submitted stories after attending Storytelling 101 workshops. Here are the winning entries from 2017. Enjoy!

2017 Winners


First Place: My Big Brother Max by Tay Seisay
Second Place:The Ruby by Malynah Wong
Third Place:Super Animals by Levi Klotz
Special Merit: The Valentine Mystery! by Luke Salas Name

First Grade

First Place: My Chemistry Book by Pira Jordan
Second Place: Farm Friends by Carson Gerou
Third Place: 911 Heros by Sophie Lamping
Special Merit: How Mom and I Saved Breakfast by Calum Morrison

Second Grade

First Place: The Pixel Pugs by Kian Ladd
Second Place: Nagol, the Awesome Kid by Logan Jacobson
Third Place: Candy Fish by Olive Sue Stoffel
Special Merit: The Life of a Beginning Star by Aven Spahn

Third Grade

First Place: Ella Owl Learns a Lesson by Emily Ohme
Second Place: The Crazy Day by Ella Kohlmeier
Third Place: The Mystery About A Girl Without A Face by Violet Unger
Special Merit: Don't Do It! by Megan Engle

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