READ/San Diego learner, Maria Arvizo, was selected as the winner of the Beginning Writers category for the 2010 Writer to Writer challenge. The Writer to Writer Challenge is the annual statewide writing competition for adult learners in public library literacy programs throughout California.
Adult learners are invited to read a book of their choice and then write a personal letter to the author of that book, sharing with the author their thoughts and opinions as to how the book affected them. Maria wrote to Helen Keller about her book, The Story of My Life.
Here is a copy of Maria's award winning letter:
Book: The Story of my Life