Did you know that Penpals Writing Club's founder, La Toya Samuels-Cousins (Aunty Tudy) is KSA Parish Library's Reading Champion (21 & over) for 2023? Now that is leading by example!
The competition, the flagship event of the Jamaica Library Service, involves the reading of novels and poems, followed by tests based on prescribed standards. The process is fun and exciting.
It is open to age groups 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-20 & 21 and over. This year's theme was "Reading is Lit".
Ask us how we may assist in getting you or your child involved in this amazing competition. The benefits are endless!
Saturday, October 29, 2023 was presentation day at Penpals Writing Club... and the Penpals delivered!
Here are highlights from their hard work.
Contact us now to find out how your child may become a Penpal!
The top three contestants pose for their photo-op following the announcement of their awards. From left to right: Shammia Ricketts (3rd), Andreana Foster (1st), and Xaraiya Gordon (2nd).
The first published book from a Penpals Writing Club member was released on April 2, 2022. It is available now for purchase on Amazon and on our website (for delivery in Jamaica).