Diamond Bar Friends of the Library

Student Essay Contest

"How A Book Changed My Life" Essay Contest - 2018

Each year as part of Read Together Diamond Bar students from ages 13 to 18 are encouraged to write a personal letter to an author, living or dead, from any genre - fiction or non-fiction, contemporary or classic - explaining how that author's work changed their way of thinking about the world or themselves.

Essays submitted must be 1,000 words or less. There will be three Winners! This year each winner will receive a $300 Amazon Gift Card. The essay is due to the Diamond Bar Library by Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Entry forms are available at the Library. For an entry form or for questions, please contact the Teen Services Librarian at cyu@library.lacounty.gov or by phone to 909 861-4978.

The "How a Book Changed My Life" essay contest is sponsored by the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library and the American Association of University Women as part of the annual Read Together Diamond Bar activities.