Central Valley Young Writers

Central Valley Young Writer’s Prize 2016 Award Winners

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(Recipients listed in alphabetical order, not by award level)


Division A, Grades 3-5

Fiction

  • “The Librarian” – Diana Olivarez

Non-Fiction

  • “Space” – Elly Swanbom
  • “The Chip” – Sophie Swanbom

Poetry

  • “Ode to Books” – Kurt Bascom

Illustration

  • “Books and A ‘Maze’ing” – Kurt Bascom
  • “Underwater Page Turner” – Clare Lucas

Division B, Grades 6-8

Fiction

  • “The Mermaid” – Makayla Pritchett

Non-Fiction

  • “Terrorism” – Cloe Swanbom
  • “Boom” – Mathew Swanbom
  • “Civil Rights” – Nathan Swanbom
  • “The Famine” – Tori Swanbom

Illustration

  • “Mind Craft” – Daniel Hopper
  • “Going to the Dark Side” – Daniel Hopper

Division C, Grades 9-12

Poetry

  • “Existence and the Perception of Reality” – Ian Cochiolo
  • “A Series of Modified Hikus” – Ian Cochiolo
  • “The Magic Machine” – Victoria Hopper

Non-Fiction

  • “The History of the Printing Press” – Victoria Hopper

Illustration

  • “From Inside the Cover, to Out There” – Melanie Abercrombie
  • “Bird in a Book Tree” – Victoria Hopper
  • “Every Movement Tells a Story” – Victoria Hopper