This post is sponsored by Every Inkling Writing Contest from HP.
Write about how the story of The Lorax has changed you! If you're in grades 3–8, you can create a 20-page online book about how you, your family, or your community can be more like Dr. Seuss' Lorax and live more sustainably.
Prizes include a $10,000 scholarship and HP computers! Entries are due by April 6, 2012.
Download this PDF for registration information to share with your parents. All entries must be completed online. Click here for official rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. All students who are legal residents of the United States and who are currently enrolled in grades 3–8 are eligible to enter. Contest begins March 2, 2012, and entries are due by 11:59 PM on April 6, 2012. Entries will be submitted online at www.scholastic.com/thelorax. Prizing: One grand-, 2nd-, and 3rd-prize winner will be selected from students in grades 3–5 and 6–8 for a total of six winners. Winners will receive: Grand Prize—$10,000 Scholarship, HP Omni 120Z All in One Computer or equivalent, HP Envy All in One Printer, printed and signed copy of the winner’s submitted book (ARV: $10,700). Second place—$5,000 scholarship, Omni 120Z All in One Computer or equivalent, HP Envy All in One Printer, printed and signed copy of the winner’s submitted book (ARV: $5,700). Third place—$2,500 scholarship, Omni 120Z All in One Computer or equivalent, HP Envy All in One Printer, printed and signed copy of the winner’s submitted book (ARV: $3,200). See official rules at www.scholastic.com/thelorax for additional details about the scholarships. All entries must be a 20-page true story, including HP-provided images from the movie, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, on the following topic: Tell the true story of your environmental journey! Use words and characters from the movie The Lorax to explain what it has been like to explore the importance of making sustainable choices that will keep the earth healthy and safe for future generations. Entries must respond to the following questions and statements: What does it mean (to you) to live a sustainable life? What has it been like to learn about making sustainable choices? Describe one creative new idea for how you, your family, or your community could live more sustainably. Sponsors: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012. Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., 3000 Hanover St., Palo Alto, CA 94304-1185.