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Let’s Explore is East Gwillimbury Public Library’s 2021 Write On! Contest Anthology.

Since 1993, the East Gwillimbury Public Library has encouraged young writers to imagine and create, and Write On! Students in Grades 3-8 were invited to submit their work for inclusion in the 2021 Write On! Anthology.

Congratulations to all the young writers who participated.

Get your copy

Let’s Explore is available at both branches of the East Gwillimbury Public Library for $5.

 winning authors

From L-R: Mayor Virginia Hackson, Library Board Chair Diana Robichaud, Friends of the Library Chair Catherine Brydon, Third Place Winners Eva and Ellie Ahlberg, Library CEO Monika Machacek

From L-R: Mayor Virginia Hackson, Library Board Chair Diana Robichaud, Friends of the Library Chair Catherine Brydon, Second Place Winner Owen Opferkuch-Miller, Library CEO Monika Machacek

First Place:

Second Place:

Tabi Deep, Grade 7 
"Normal"

Owen Opferkuch-Miller, Grade 4  
"A Fun Scootering Day"

Third Place:

Eva Ahlberg, Grade 5
"The Poor Little Plant"

Meet the Authors

 

"PANDEMIC BFFS"

Grade 5
Carson & Marin
Abigail
Grade 3

"DIRTY DOG"

Sadie
Grade 7

"AS THE SUN SETS ON A WARM DAY"&
"THE NINJA MISSION"

 

Gracie
Grade 3

"THE WORST DAY EVER"

Owen
Grade 4

"HOW THE SHARK GOT ITS FIN"&
"A FUN SCOOTERING DAY"

Carson & Marin

"NORMAL"

Tabi
Grade 7
Ellie
Grade 3

"CHIP'S ADVENTURE"

Eva
Serena
Grade 3

"OLLIE"

"THE POOR LITTLE PLANT"

Grade 5
Grade 5
Felix
Grade 4

"THAT WONDERFUL CAT"

 

Thank You

The East Gwillimbury Public Library would like to thank all those who volunteered their time and talent in the production of this year's anthology. 

To the principals, teachers, and teacher-librarians for encouraging their students to write and participate. 

And to the Friends of the East Gwillimbury Public Library for the financial support that made this digital anthology possible.