20th annual ‘Best Book I Ever Read’ poster contest winners honored at reception

Winners of the 2017 “Best Book I Ever read” contest. (Photos by Jonathan Walzer)

Updated with corrected list of this year’s winners.

A total of 40 third graders were honored last month during a reception for the City of Edmonds Arts Commission “Best Book I Ever Read” poster contest.

This year’s featured speaker at the April 20 reception was children’s book author Laura McGee Kvasnosky. The winning posters are on display in the Frances Anderson Center through May 18.

Featured speaker Laura McGee Kvasnosky.

The “Best Book I Ever Read” Poster Contest is an annual event that gives Edmonds third grade students the opportunity to make posters featuring a favorite book. The contest is a program of the Edmonds Arts Commission, designed to celebrate both literary and visual arts. The program is also sponsored by the Sno-Isle Edmonds Library and Friends of the Edmonds Library in cooperation with the Edmonds School District Library Media Specialists.

This year’s Outstanding Award Winners are Alanna Akopyan, Madrona; Luci Allen, Seaview; Kaeylie Bagoshvili, Seaview; Rose Brown, Chase Lake; Jackson Cho, Seaview; Elliott Cox, Westgate; Naomi Groesbeck, Holy Rosary; Elodie Hebert, Holy Rosary; Daisy Lewis-Gist, Maplewood; Will Lowe, Westgate; Josslin Martin, Chase Lake; Vivian Martin, Maplewood; Kennedy Milner, Chase Lake; Helena Pasek, Madrona; Lily Pedersen, Madrona; Addyson Pontak, Madrona; Lilli Schott, Sherwood; Lucy Teichman, Chase Lake; Sadie Ward, Sherwood; Destiny Winston, Chase Lake.

The 2017 Honorable Mention Winners are Minjin Boldbaatar, Chase Lake; Braedon Butler, Madrona; Madigan Drennan, Maplewood; Owen Foy, Holy Rosary; Merari Garcia-Guillen, Sherwood; Leul Hailemariam, Westgate; Jillian Hatzenbeler, Sherwood; Jenna Hodson, Westgate; Thomas Lacy, Holy Rosary; Scarlett Luo, Maplewood; Conlan Macleod, Madrona; Quinn Martin, Chase Lake; Kyler O’Brien, Maplewood; Angelynn Orejuela, Chase Lake; Oland Ridgeway, Westgate; Evan Seabott, Holy Rosary; Ethan Shin, Sherwood; Anna Stewart, Chase Lake; Annika Wilson, Holy Rosary; Raina Wilson, Holy Rosary.


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