Young Adult Writing Contest

This year's "One Town, One Book: Oyster Bay Reads" book selection is Wonder by R. J. Palacio. The Library will host a writing contest based on the book. Oyster Bay - East Norwich School District residents who are entering grades 6-12 as of September, 2013 are eligible to participate.

After reading Wonder, please discuss the following in no more than 300 words: "Using examples from the book, Wonder by R. J. Palacio as well as your own experiences, please discuss what kindness means to you."

Entries should be mailed to the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Public Library (postmarked by Friday, August 9), hand-delivered to the Reference Desk, or emailed to no later than Friday, August 9. You must include your name, grade as of September 2013, and phone number.

The winning writer will receive a $50 AMEX gift card!