Past Poetry Contest Winners

2019

Poetry Contest WinnersCongratulations to all the Winners and Honors in our 2019 Children’s Book Shop Poetry Contest!
To view these poems please click on the title of the poem.

Kindergarten
Special Citation: Alice Furchtgott for Worms

Grades 1 & 2
Winner: Evelyn Tanner for Poetry

Honors:
Jasper Ament for When I’m Gone
Eva Ferraresso for Sissy and Bro Bro
Will Marsh for Basketball Haiku
Mia Nguyen for Twinkling in My Ice Skates
Rosie Popp for Snail

Grades 3 & 4
Winner: Moshe Sherman-Kadish for When Winter Hits the Woods

Honors:
Haley Ament for Music
Jackson Evans for Sun
Sonya Finkel for A Fall Walk

Grades 5 & 6
Winner: Azariyah Goodman for Unique

Honors:
Riley Ament for Fir Forest
Madalen Bigsby-Licht for Some People
Camila Guzman Ortiz for Take a Closer Look
Sophia Porath for Block of Kindness

Grades 7 & 8
Winner: Kristina Gavelis for Climbs and Falls

Honors:
Anya Geist for Memories of Loon Pond
Justina Wang for The Rose


2018

Winners and Honors of our 2018 Children’s Book Shop Poetry Contest
To view these poems please click on the title of the poem.

Kindergarten
Winner: Ezra Beck for Night Lights

Honors:
Jasper Ament for Ten Foot Rock
Henry VerHage for The Shark

Grades 1 & 2
Winner: Addie Coleman for Brown

Honors:
Raphael Bruder for Was That a Dragon in the Sky?
Nathaniel Feldman for Bug
Nell Hardman for When I Watch the Rain
Jaya Khurana for Waterfall
Aidan McWilliams for The Cocoon

Grades 3 & 4
Winner: Olivia Martin for The Scariness of a Night

Honors:
Henry Goldstein for A Cold Autumn Afternoon
Elyse Hychong for Rain
Rose Lee for Dawn
Tiana Lewis for Gems of the Galaxy

Grades 5 & 6
Winner: Miaya Cluny for Bully Bully Why Me?

Honors:
Riley Ament for Meaningful
Leiloni Davis for You Can’t Change Your Past
Marquis Davis for Remember
Elizabeth Kane for Break-up
Juliana Sosa for The Bakery

Grades 7 & 8
Winner: Sophia Hart for Midnight

Honors:
Avery Dolins for When the Stars Hide
Natre Fusillo for A Song
Katelyn Tarris for Trust Issues