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Storyworks Contests

Storyworks is packed with contests to get your students excited about writing. And they can win awesome prizes! Below, find information about our current contests, including entry forms and deadlines.

Current Contests

Scholastic Storyworks

Contests in the February/March 2015 Issue

March 15, 2015

Booker T. Contest

Students write a paragraph describing the character traits that helped Booker T. Washington overcome incredible challenges and achieve his dream.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Hand in Hand by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Play: Hindenburg Contest

Students write a paragraph explaining why the Hindenburg disaster is an important part of history that we still study today.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: The Lost Kingdom by Matthew J. Kirby

Fiction: Ivorybill Contest

Students write a letter as ornithologist James Tanner, convincing people to join the main character of the story in her search for the ivory-billed woodpecker.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen

Infographic: Potato Contest

Students write a paragraph explaining why the potato should be our national vegetable.

Gold Ribbon

Prize: Five winners will each receive a Storyworks prize.

The deadline has passed. Stay tuned for Wendy Mass's story in the April/May issue!

Contest Winners

A list of all winners from the current school year.

Word Nerd Contest

Students send us their Word Nerd exclamations for a chance to become a Storyworks Real-Life Word Nerd in a future Issue.

Wild Word Contest

Can your students find a word that has three meanings? Have them send their suggestions to our contest.

All contest entries can be e-mailed to:

Please attach entries as Word documents or PDFs, put the contest name in the subject line, and include the e-mail address of the entrant’s parent or legal guardian.

You can also mail entries to:

“Contest Name” c/o Storyworks
P.O. Box 712
New York, NY 10013-0712