Enter to Win the TOAST GHOST Poetry Contest!
Over on Instagram (where I put all my secret artwork), I recently posted a drawing for a story idea I had a while back called Toast Ghost.
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After I put it up, I realized something – it might make a good October poetry writing prompt. My wheels started turning and . . .
Enter the 100 Scope Notes TOAST GHOST Poetry Contest!
Kids! Grown-ups! Anyone can enter! If you’re a teacher or librarian, try it with your students! Here’s how:
- Take a good look at the Toast Ghost drawing above.
- Write a spooky Toast Ghost poem. Where did Toast Ghost come from? What does Toast Ghost like to do? The options are endless. Your poem can be long or short. Rhyming or not. Any style of poetry will be accepted.
- Email that spooky poem to me: scopenotes [at] gmail [dot] com. Put TOAST GHOST in the subject line.
- ALL ENTRIES ARE DUE BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29. On October 31, I’ll post my favorite Toast Ghost poem.
The winning entry will receive a handsome, extremely limited-edition Toast Ghost print!
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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