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2013 LAL Winners

The 2013 Letters About Literature state winners were:

Level 1 — grades 4-6

  • First Place — Zoe Ellis Wilson of Sussex School, Missoula wrote to Robert McCloskey, author of Blueberries for Sal, Time of Wonder and One Morning in Maine
  • Second Place — Connor King-Ries of Sussex School, Missoula wrote to Sandra Cisneros, author of The House on Mango Street
  • Third Place — Anna Cook of Whitefish Middle School, Whitefish wrote to Pam Munoz Ryan, author of Esperanza Rising

Level 2 — grades 7-8

  • First Place — Natasha Slotnick of Sussex School, Missoula wrote to Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Second Place — Devin Jacaruso of Sussex School, Missoula wrote to Michael Grant, author of Gone
  • Third Place — Rakiah Grende of Choteau High School, Choteau wrote to Dr. Suess, author of Oh the Places You'll Go!

Level 3 — grades 9-12

  • First Place — MiShayla Calf Boss Ribs of Heart Butte School District #1, Heart Butte wrote to Sherman Alexie, author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Second Place — Tanner Zimmerman of Sentinel High School, Missoula wrote to Christopher Paolini, author of The Inheritance Cycle
  • Third Place — Shiloh Skillen-Robison of Hysham High School, Hysham wrote to J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series