The Heights Candy Bar is sponsoring a Reading & Writing Contest for children in grades K-8. The contest runs June 1-August 5, 2014 – winners will be announced Friday, August 15.

Depending on your age, you will read 5-15 books and write a candy-related poem or short story inspired by one of the books you read. Visit the Heights Candy Bar website to download the entry forms!

Grades K-2 – Read 5 books (picture books or chapter books).
Grades 3-5 – Read 10 books (no more than five picture books and five chapter books on your reading level).
Grades 6-8 – Read 15 books (no more than seven picture books and eight chapter books on your reading level).

All entries must be received by 5pm Tuesday, August 5. Winners will be announced at noon Friday, August 15 via Facebook and Heights Candy Bar website. Entries may be typed or handwritten and must include reading list/permission slip. Snail mail or drop entries by the store at 833 Studewood Street, Houston, TX, 77007.

Make a copy of your story, if you wish, as they will not be returned. Creativity is strongly encouraged! Limited to one entry per person. Have fun! Prizes may include gift basket, gift certificate, t-shirt, bookmark, or certificate of participation.

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