Grade 5 and 6 students invited to enter story contest

Students in Grade 5 and 6 are invited to submit original short stories (150 words or less) to the GMAC Great Canadian Writing Contest. Winners will have their stories published. Prizes include a one-year subscription to Owl Magazine and a Sharp Electronic Dictionary PWE560. Regional winners will also win, for their school, library or family literacy program, a donation of $1,000 worth of books from HarperCollinsCanada. The contest is sponsored by General Motors Acceptance Corporation of Canada, Limited (GMAC) and ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation. Deadline for receipt of stories is May 8. Stories received by the early-bird deadline of April 11, 2006, will be eligible to win an early-bird prize. For details, visit

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