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  • We're pleased to announce the winners of our annual writing contest! Congratulations!   Picture Books (PB)- Fiction & Nonfiction   1st Place: PLEASE, NO FEATHERS IN YOUR HATS by Lynn Street 2nd Place: THREE CANDLES by Kanini Rodney Phillips 3rd Place: PACK HORSE LIBRARIANS by Emily Matheis   Middle Grade Novels (MG) – Includes Chapter Books & Graphic Novels   1st Place: THE NIGHT QUEEN OF THE NORTH by Colleen Hohenstein 2nd Place: FINDING FOREVER by Joan Broerman 3rd Place: THE WHALE’S SONG by Claire Datnow   Young Adult Novels (YA)   1st Place: STONE FLOWER by Emma Fox 2nd Place: CATALYST by Linh Pham 3rd Place: THE TITANIC TEST by Kimberly Simpson  

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