Sunday, April 26, 2009

River of Words Announces Contest Winners

Students Awarded in Four Categories of Poetry Competition
The California-based nonprofit literacy organization River of Words recently announced the winners of its 14th annual environmental poetry and art contest. The contest is the largest youth poetry competition in the world and is conducted in part with The Library of Congress Center for the Book.
River of Words seeks to improve children's literacy and cognitive skills through innovative projects that incorporate observation-based nature exploration, art, and poetry.
You can read the complete list of winners on the River of Words Press Release.

Samples of this year's winners' work is not yet available online. However, you can view artwork from previous years' contest winners on the online Art Gallery, and read poetry from previous years' contest winners on the online Poetry Gallery.

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