PROGRAM: Letters about Literature

Presented by:
Maryland Humanities
Local Partner: K-12 Institutions Subject: Literacy, Other, Varies Audience: Educators, K-12, Youth/Teen

A national writing competition for grades 4–12, Letters About Literature promotes reading and writing, inspires creativity, and encourages students to be lifelong learners. Students write to the author of a book expressing how that book changed their view of themselves or the world, with a chance to receive awards and recognition at the state and national levels. Maryland winners are honored at a ceremony each spring, and an outstanding participating educator is recognized with the Christine D. Sarbanes Teacher of the Year Award.