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Laugh Out Loud! - Winnipeg and Saskatoon Writing Contest Winners

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 1:33pm

Congratulations to this year's award-winning authors of our Grade 5/6 Writing Contest! Thank you to everyone who entered, and I hope you continue to pursue your writing well into the future.

Winnipeg Winners
First Place
"Laugh Out Loud" from Oakenwald School

Second Place
"Our Teacher is an Alien" from Holy Ghost School

Third Place
"The Claw Machine" from West St. Paul School


Saskatoon Winners
First Place
"Emilie and Bob" from a Homeschooler

Second Place
"Laugh out Loud" from Walter Aseltine School

Third Place
"The Accidental Break-In"

Runner Up:
"Sneezing Donkey" from Westmount Community School


A big thank you to our wonderful guest judge, Ted Staunton!

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Laugh Out Loud! 2019 Writing Contest

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 4:40pm

McNally Robinson Booksellers and Scholastic Canada invite Manitoba and Saskatchewan’s grade 5 & 6 students to enter our annual writing contest. This year the theme is "Laugh Out Loud". Think of something that makes you laugh out loud and then write a story all about it. The funnier, the better!

This year's special guest judge is Ted Staunton, author of over forty books for young people, including Bounced. His latest novel is What Blows Up. Writing submissions should be between 500 and 1000 words, and may be fiction or non-fiction.

WINNIPEG
Entries will be accepted in-store or via email ([email protected]) until 11:00 pm on Friday March 22, 2019. For more information, visit the Kids desk on the mezzanine or call 204-475-0492.

SASKATOON
Entries will be accepted in-store or via email ([email protected]) until 11:00 pm on Friday March 22, 2019. For more information, visit the Kids desk on the mezzanine or call 955-1477.

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Teaming up with the Moose & Blades

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 4:41pm

McNally Robinson is again teaming up with the Manitoba Moose and the Saskatoon Blades to celebrate "I Love to Read" Month in February.

Students and teachers can enter their classroom for a chance to win school visits from their local teams, and McNally Robinson is excited to sponsor a special "I Love to Read" hockey game in each city. And in Saskatoon, we'll be hosting a special breakfast with the Blades in Prairie Ink!

Both classroom contests are on now, with the Saskatoon Blades contest ending February 12th, 2018, and the Manitoba Moose's ending February 15th 2018. So hurry and enter your class via the links below!

For details on our Manitoba Moose "Stick to Reading" program, please visit this page.

For information on our Saskatoon Blades "I Love to Read" program, please see this page.

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INVENTIONS - Winnipeg and Saskatoon Writing Contest Winners

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 5:52pm

Congratulations to this year's award-winning authors of our Grade 5/6 Writing Contest! Thank you to everyone who entered, and I hope you continue to pursue your writing well into the future.

Winnipeg Winners
First Place
"Slow Growers" by Alanis G.

Second Place
"Solving the Riddles of Snow" by Alexa C.

Third Place
"The Switching Machine" by Felix W.


Saskatoon Winners
First Place
"Money Tree" by Jasmine H.

Second Place
"The 4-Stroke Engine and Gas Cars" by Dillan G.

Third Place
"Homeworkanator" by Macy N.


A big thank you to our wonderful guest judge, Larry Verstraete!

Please join us on Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 PM at our Awards Ceremony for a chance to hear our authors read aloud their award-winning entries.

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INVENTIONS: Grade 5/6 Writing Contest

Thursday, Feb 09, 2017 at 3:59pm

McNally Robinson Booksellers and Scholastic Canada invite Manitoba and Saskatchewan's grade five and six students to enter the annual writing contest.

2017's theme is INVENTIONS: What would you invent? What has been invented? What will be invented in the future? From small gadgets and gizmos, to machines that change the world, let your imagination run wild!

Read all of the details after the jump...

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