Letters About Literature

posted May 18, 2016, 2:20 PM by Adam Gress
Grace Hamilton was recognized by the Letters About Literature 2016 writing contest.  There were 49,283 entries nationwide and 1,867 entries from Iowa. The National LAL judges returned 163 letters to the Iowa judges. Grace was named a semifinalist for a strong letter! This writing contest asked students to write a letter to an author explaining how the author's writing affected them or changed their view of the world. Grace wrote to F. Scott Fitzgerald after she read the novel The Great Gatsby.