about the contest

Wyoming Letters About Literature promotes the excitement and value of reading and writing. Entries will be judged at the state level in three age categories: grades 4-6, grades 7-8, and grades 9-12. At each level, winners will receive a Bookshop.org gift card worth $150 for first place, $100 for second, or $50 for third. Both individual and classroom entries are welcome.

Questions may be directed to Lucas Fralick at lucas@thinkwy.org or 307. 721.9243. This contest is presented by the Wyoming Center for the Book, part of Wyoming Humanities.

This contest is presented as part of the Wyoming Center for the Book, now housed with Wyoming Humanities.

2022-2023 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 
by Adam Makos 

Grades 9-12:

First Place: 
Cooper J. Pigg - Cheyenne, WY 
Tuesday's 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 

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