2016 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade

Formerly known as the Reading Rainbow Contest, the Writers Contest is a statewide contest designed to promote children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning.The contest encourages children in grades K-3 to create their own original stories and illustrations.

Check out the 2016 winners below!

Winners of our 21st annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest!





Honorable Mentions


"The Narwhal Rescue"

Lucas Pazos, Sunderland, VT.


2nd Place
“Dragon & the Princess”
Eliska Siebenbrunner, Danville, VT.


3rd Place
“The Day the Boys Saved Candyland”
Avery Cain, South Hero, VT.

First Grade

“Dinosaur Time”

Iris Mayer, Brattleboro, VT.


2nd Place:
“Buzz and Rocket”
Elias Herridge, Underhill, VT.


3rd Place:
“Morgin’s Adventure Back in Time”
Lucy Fischer, Middlebury, VT.

Second Grade

“Thunder the Lost and Found Dog”

Max Goldfine, Stowe, VT.


2nd Place:
Jeremy Holzhammer, Orwell, VT.


3rd Place:
“Super Monkey and the Attack of the Giant Ape”
Jacobi  Marotti, Norwich, VT.

Third Grade

 “Honey and Duck”

Brantley Stock, West Pawlet, VT.


2nd Place:

“Adventures With Wolves”
Keira Kegelman, Hartland, VT.


3rd Place:

“Poems: VT’s Five Seasons”
Edith Lane, East Montpelier, VT

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