The Scholastic Book Fairs' annual "Kids are Authors" competition is now underway for 2006. The contest will honor two grand prize winners for fiction and nonfiction and will award 25 honorable mentions.
The grand prize winners will have their books published and distributed nationally by Scholastic Book Fairs. They will receive a medal, a commemorative certificate and a copy of their published book. The grand prize winners' schools will receive a $5,000 merchandise certificate from Scholastic Book Fairs and 100 copies of the printed book.
The schools of the honorable mention winners will receive $500 in Scholastic Book Fair merchandise and a certificate of merit.
Detailed entry information can be found online at http://www.scholastic.com/kidsareauthors/.
The deadline for entries is March 15, 2006.
Source: Scholastic, http://www.scholastic.com/