"Read My Story" Contest
The
Results Are In!

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 the two Winners of Clara Fields Multicultural Literacy Program's annual "Read My Story" Contest were announced at the African American Mutual Assistance Network's Barnes & Noble Bookfair in La Crosse, Wisconsin. You can read and enjoy their story at the bottom of this page.

Gabriel Wood's story, "The Trick Bike"  took 3rd Place. Gabriel received a $25.00 Cash Prize, a Gift, a Certificate, and his story read. Gabriel was our 2nd Grade third Place winner from State Road Elementary.

Rachel Fredrick's story, "The Wish Puppy"  took 1st Place. Rachel received a $100.00 Cash Prize, a Gift, a Certificate, and her story read. Rachel was our 2nd Grade First Place winner from Melrose-Mindoro School District.

A Proud Family and Friends!

A Proud Mom and Family!

It was standing room only! Well attended and thanks to Barnes and Noble's Jonathan Lamb, Community Relations Manager, Dee Dee the Store Manager on duty, Cindy and all other Staff, the combined Bookfair and story reading was a tremendous success.Over $800.00 in sales!  Thank YOU all for YOUR Support!

A Toughing Moment! When Valjean Adams, Executive Director was presenting the winners with their Certificates, gifts and Cash prize, Gabriel handed back his Cash Prize stating, "he dad a lot of money and did not need the Cash Prize." Mrs. Adams encouraged Gabriel to reconsider.......he did.

Each September after school begins, the "Read My Story" Contest is begins. On the first Friday in November all stories are due. On the second Saturday in November all winners will be announced during the annual Bookfair. You can, of course, create your story at anytime. The deadline is always the first Friday in November.

To learn more about this year's Clara Fields Multicultural Literacy Program's Annual "Read My Story" Contest and Bookfair, visit
Here. The rules each year are the same. You can still support our literacy program online. Goto: Barnes & Nobel Bookfairs and present our Bookfair ID Number: 10855492 at checkout. Thank You!

Enjoy Their Story:
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