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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Isabella's big accomplishment

I am proud to announce that Isabella Corbett is the 1st place winner for the first grade level of the WGBY Reading Rainbow writing competition!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
At the end of March I mentioned her story in our blog. I can't say enough about how hard she worked on her story. She brainstormed every element of the story, wrote it, revised it a few times and took 3 days to illustrate it. It was very challenging but her perseverance and hard work has certainly paid off!! On May 18th we will attend a luncheon and award ceremony at the Eric Carle Museum. I am just so excited and proud of my girl! I can't wait to see her accept her reward. It's going to be such a special day!
Her story will now go on to the national competition to be judged for a shot at the grand prize (a laptop!!).
I scanned her story before we sent it so I am posting it as large as I can below so you can see the hard work of her award winning story!














9 comments:

Nancy said...

Way to go Isabella! The story is great!

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a great story! Isabella should be so proud of herself, what a wonderful way to be rewarded for her hard work. I love that Pita is one of the stars of the book! I remember when he was just a kitten, look how far he's come!
Love,
Kira

Anonymous said...

It's a wonderful story, Bella. I'm proud to be your aunt.
K

Anonymous said...

WAY TO GO GIRL ! Ra Ra & Pa Pa are very very proud of you. And your Mom too.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Isabella!!

Jesus has given you a wonderful gift to be able to write and draw! You are a hard working little girl....and many people are proud of you!!

Love from the McGraths!
:o) :o) :o) :o) :o) :o) :o) :o)

Gishtu said...

wow bella what a great story! i love the illustrations too, you did an awesome job!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Bella!!! It's a great story!

-Trish

Crystal said...

CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS IsAbeLLa=]
Miss you a lot!

Anonymous said...

Great Job Bella, Very great story! Camie and I miss you all so much!
We love you guys!
Love,
Erica and Camrynn