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AP literature class fares well in letters contest

June 5, 2014

RICHMOND – Though their minds were on the senior prom and graduation, Shelley Kenny’s Advanced Placement Literature Class took some time recently to talk about the honors they collectively received in the recent national Letters About Literature contest.

The nationwide annual contest is open to students in grades four through twelve and is sponsored in Rhode Island by The Center For The Book, part of the Council For The Humanities.

“The students have to write a letter to an author and make a personal connection between one of the author’s stories and their own life”, Kenny explained. The authors can be living or deceased as the letters are actually sent to the judges who determine the winning entries.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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