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2005 Winners

Kids Are Authors Medallion 2005 Grand Prize Winner Fiction

The Music Inside MeThe Music Inside Me

Written and Illustrated by 4th and 5th grade students
Marvin Elementary School
Norwalk, CT
Coordinator: Christina Andrews
Principal: Myrna Tortorello

During one special summer, a young girl and her friends learn the meaning of friendship and the power of memories. Beautiful watercolor art perfectly captures the mood of this heartwarming story.


Kids Are Authors Medallion 2005 Grand Prize Winner Nonfiction

Haiku HikeHaiku Hike

Written and Illustrated by 4th grade students
St. Mary's Catholic School
Mansfield, MA
Coordinators: Susan Tamul
Principal: Joanne Riley

When two friends set out for a walk, they realize they have forgotten their camera, so they use Haiku, the ancient form of Japanese poetry, to capture their pictures instead. A delightful mix of silhouettes and watercolor art compliments the poetry and encourages the reader to "write" their own pictures. Fun nature facts included.


2005 Honorable Mentions

See the list of entries which are Honorable Mention Winners for 2005.