PBS Kids Writers Contest

Hey kids! It’s time to get out your markers and crayons and submit your original story!

In the PBS Kids Writers Contest, children in kindergarten-3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate their own stories. Every entrant is a winner and receives a Certificate of Achievement and personalized, positive feedback. Top stories win prizes and are featured on the radio and on the Prairie Public website. The deadline for submissions is March 22!
See the rules here.

Download an entry form here.

Find writing lesson plans and resources here.

Questions? Call Christine McClellan at 701-239-7527.




Congratulations to the 2018 winners! Read their stories here.

First Place

Kindergarten – “Alisa the Unicorn” by Kennedy Riggins, Watford City, ND

Grade 1 – “Invisible Sweatpants” by Cole Anderson, Marion, ND

Grade 2 – “The Adventures of Circle and Square” by Caleb Zerr, Grand Forks, ND

Grade 3 – “The Adventures of Chicken” by Jacob Day, Fargo, ND

Red Ribbon Favorites

Kindergarten – “Sparkles Saves the Princess” by Isabella Hernandez, Watford City, ND

Kindergarten – “Sunshine and Rainbow” by Brea Hartley, Center, ND

Kindergarten – “If You Give A Bear Honey” by Asna Omar, Bismarck, ND

Grade 1 – “Max’s Journey Around the World” by Sam Higbie, Underwood, ND

Grade 1 – “The Three Lonely Girls” by Brooke Almond, Sykeston, ND

Grade 1 – “The Lonely Dolphin” by Mya Neis, Carrington, ND

Grade 2 – “Apple and Jill” by Karlesha Holen, Mapleton, ND

Grade 2 – “The Lost Little Jaguar” by Alexandra Krebs, Bismarck, ND

Grade 2 – “Weathergirl vs. Mr. Freeze” by Haedynn Boutain, Goodridge, MN

Grade 3 – “Wings of the Sky” by Katelyn Vetter, Linton, ND

Grade 3 – “Dinosaur King” by Justin Smith, Harvey, ND

Grade 3 – “The Dragon’s Egg” by Hope Gravley, Minot, ND

Questions? Call us at 800-359-6900.



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