Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Dare to Dream ... Change the World Annual Writing Contest for KIDS!


The Dare to Dream ... Change the World 
Annual Writing Contest 
for students grades three to eight will launch January 25th!  

Grand prize winner receives $1500 worth of Kane Miller and Usborne books for a library of their choice
the top 30 poets will be published by Kane Miller Books 
in a free e-book!

The Dare to Dream … Change the World Annual Writing Contest for Kids aims to promote literacy, poetry writing, and nonfiction research while inspiring students to follow their dreams.
It’s based on the award-winning Dare to Dream … Change the World (Kane Miller Books, 2012), which pairs biographical and inspirational poems about people who invented something, stood for something, said something, defied the naysayers and not only changed their own lives, but the lives of people all over the world.


WHO: For students in 3rd through 8th grade.

WHAT: Following the format of the book, students will write a biographical poem and non-fiction paragraph about someone who not only dreamed, but who took action and made the world better.

HOW: Send your entry by e-mail to daretodreamchangetheworld@gmail.com, subject line of “DARE TO DREAM Writing Contest.” Be sure to include your first name only, your e-mail address and your parents’ e-mail address. 

Download a FREE Curriculum Guide for Dare to Dream…Change the World at www.daretodreamchangetheworld.com

DEADLINE: April 30, 2013

The winner of the Dare to Dream … Change the World Annual Writing Contest for Kids will make others’ dreams come true by earning $1,500 worth of Kane Miller and Usborne books for either their own school library or a library of their choice.

Additionally, Kane Miller will make 30 student writers’ dreams come true by professionally publishing their work. Kane Miller will publish these top entries in an e-book that will be free for all to read, for all to be inspired.

Ellen Hopkins*Jane Yolen*Joyce Sidman*J. Patrick Lewis* Marilyn Singer
Georgia Heard*Alice Schertle*Lisa Wheeler*Julia Durango*Joyce Lee Wong
David L. Harrison*Elaine Magliaro*Hope Anita Smith*Carol Tanzman*Alan Katz
Rose Horowitz*Hope Vestergaard*Jacqui Robbins*Jill Corcoran*Denise Lewis Patrick*
Joan Bransfield Graham* Laura Purdie Salas*Curtis Crisler*Kelly Fineman*
Tracie Vaughn Zimmer*Stephanie Hemphill*Rebecca Kai Dotlich*Janet Wong*
Lee Bennett Hopkins*Bruce Coville 


  1. The curriculcum guide is for Grades 6-8 but the contest is for grades 3-8. Have you any guide for the lower grades?
    Susan at Pen and Ink

  2. Sorry, I don't but you can tailor the guide provided for the younger students.


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