Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Step Up to the Plate

Do you love baseball? Would you like to win a free trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame? Check this out:
Welcome to Step Up to the Plate @ your library, where kids and young adults (9-18 years of age) can to win a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame!
Here’s how to get started:
Returning players click here to login.
1. Select a baseball book. You can choose a book from this list or pick the book of your choice, as long as it has to do with baseball. You can always ask your librarian for help in finding the perfect book for you.
2. Read the book and choose a favorite character (fictional or non-fictional).
3. In 250-750 words, describe the character and tell us about why the character inspires you.
4. Submit your essay. You can do this in two different ways:
Submit your essay online. All essays must be submitted by September 1, 2007. OR
Send your essay by mail.
Fill out an entry form and send it in the mail with your typed essay. Make sure you fill out the entire entry form in order to be eligible, and please remember that all entries sent by mail must be typed.
Send to: Step Up to the Plate @ your library PO Box 118070 Chicago, IL 60611 All entries must be postmarked by September 1, 2007 and received by September 10, 2007. (Note: No UPS, FedEx or DHL or other non-U.S. Post Office packages can be accepted.)

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