Teen Book Review Contest

Teen Book Review Contest

You Could Win an iPad Mini!

**The 2015 Teen Book Review Contest is now closed. Read the winning entries for 2015, and check back in the summer of 2016 for the next contest!**

What You Need to Know

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  • The 2015 Teen Book Review Contest is open to DC Public Library customers ages 13-19.
  • The contest runs from June 1 – Aug. 15, 2015.  
  • Submissions should be 1-3 paragraphs long, with a maximum of 350 words.  
  • To enter, complete this online form
  • One entry per participant. Make sure to submit your best work!
  • Library staff are available at each location to offer tips and check your work.
  • Spelling and grammar count!


Things to Remember

  • Pick a book that you feel strongly about. 
  • Summarize the book in one to three sentences. Then, convince other teens to read this book!   
  • Some ideas to consider are:
    • What did you like about this book?  
    • Did this book teach you an important lesson?
    • Could you relate to the characters in some way?
Check our calendar for a schedule of events at your library.