Chapter Books or short stories are targeted toward children ages 6-12. If geared toward the 6-8 age range, the pieces
should use simple vocabulary that the child could read with some assistance
from parents. If geared from 9-12,
children should be able to read the material on their own. Submit a 2,500 word (maximum) excerpt plus a 100 word (or less) synopsis. No illustrations. Judging is blind. Indicate the target age range.