The Young Readers Library (YRL) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2020 Young Writer’s Contest on the topic “The book that changed me”. The contest ended on the 31st of January and we received many outstanding submissions. After carefully reviewing every entry, our judges have chosen the following winners:


1st Position: Praise Chukwumereze (Portharcourt, Grade 8, 12 years).

Second Place Tie

2nd Position: Favour Chukwumereze (Portharcourt, Grade 6, 10 years)

2nd Position:  Favour Oluwafunmibi Madamidola (Ibadan, Grade 10, 13 years, Female).

3rd Position: Adedokun Soliha (Lagos, Grade 8, 12 years).


Criteria used to select the winners are:

  1. Development of Ideas
  2. Verbal Skill
  3. Organization
  4. Originality
  5. Technical Accuracy

Congratulations to all the winners! An email with information about the reward will be sent out to the winners in the coming week. We will also publish the winning essays on our website and circulate them via our newsletter.




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