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The Oklahoman’s Summer Reading Contest

The Summer Reading Contest is open to ages 5–12 and runs each Sunday from June 5 – July 24.

Eight weekly winners (one from each week) will be selected to receive a set of books.  A grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the contest to receive an e-Reader courtesy of The Oklahoman.  The deadline for entries is July 31.

You can submit your entries by email to: summer@newsok.com

Make sure to include the following information: Name, Age, Phone Number, Address, City, Zip, *Parent/Guardian Email Address- Valid email address required to receive prizes.

Week 1:  Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. Name a foreign country highlighted in today’s paper or on NewsOK.com. What country is it and what is the headline of the story?

Week 2: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. What is the main story on today’s front page or the main page of NewsOK.com?

Week 3: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. Create a new caption for one of the pictures in today’s paper or on NewsOK.com. What section of the paper or website is the picture in and what is your new caption?

Week 4: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. What is the headline of one story that has an accompanying online video?

Week 5: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. Find The Oklahoman’s or NewsOK.com’s Weather page. Look at this week’s temperatures and compare them to another US city listed. Looking at the high and low temperatures, which city is cooler this week? What is the low temperature in each city?

Week 6: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. Find the stock listings in the Business section or the Business Page. Did the SonicCorp (Sonic, America’s Drive-In) stock go up or down?

Week 7: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. What sports are highlighted through photographs in today’s paper or on NewsOK.com?

Week 8: Look at a copy of The Oklahoman or NewsOK.com at home or at your library. In the Classified section or the Classified page, find an item that is for sale. What is the item and how much does it cost?

 

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