2015 – Letters about Literature Awards Presentation

Published On: December 2nd, 2015

Letters About Literature 2015 – Rutgers University, Cook Student Center, George H. Cook Campus, New Brunswick, May 19, 2015


2015 NJ Letters About Literature Winners

The full text of the First Place winning essay for each level may be found by clicking on the URL below.


Monica Gu, Paramus High School, Paramus, NJ. Level Three (Grades 9-12) First Place, NJ State award.

Monica Gu wrote to Emily Brontë, author of Wuthering Heights

Read Monica’s letter:  http://www.njcenterforthebook/letters-about-literature-first-place-level-3-2015/

Jonathan Hoff, Pequannock Valley Middle School, Pequannock, NJ Level Two (Grades 7-8) First Place and National Prize 2015

Jonathan Hoff  wrote to Art Spiegelman, author of Maus

Read Jonathan’s letter here:  https://njcenterforthebook.org/letters-about-literature-first-place-level-2-2015/

Gerel Sanzhikov, Christa McAuliffe Middle School,  Jackson, NJ, Level One  (Grades 4 – 6), First Place and National Prize 2015

Gerel Sanzhikov  wrote to Wendell Van Draanen, author of The Running Dream

Read Gerel’s letter here:   https://njcenterforthebook.org/letters-about-literature-first-place-level-1-2015/