"If I were a book" youth poetry celebration. 😃📚 City Hall was abuzz with youthful new energy this week. Over 200 youth poets and their families packed the City Council Chamber for the Menlo Park Youth Poetry Celebration. Contest winners read their original poems on the theme, "If I Were a Book..." All the poets received a blue ribbon and beautiful commemorative booklet. Winners received cash prizes sponsored by Menlo Park Library Foundation. The grand prize winner also received a new iPad. Congratulations to Menlo Park's amazing youth poets!
Emilia Hansen - 2nd Grade winner
Sophia Gamini - 4th Grade winner
Jamie Zou - 8th Grade Winner
Chyanne Robinson - 10th Grade, grand prize winner