TOWSON, Md - Ten Baltimore County Public Schools students from four schools have been named state finalists in the 2013 Maryland Letters About Literature contest.
The statewide contest is part of a national contest sponsored by the Library of Congress' Center for the Book. The contest for students in grades 4 - 10, challenges each young person to write to the author of a book that influenced his or her self image or world view.
Nationally nearly 47,000 letters were submitted to this year's contest, including 1,768 entries from Maryland students.
All Letters About Literature Maryland state finalists will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11am at the Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch at 400 Cathedral Street in Baltimore.