Third Place: My Ghost Friend, Samantha by Felicia Alexander
Second Place: The Secret Basement by Madison Lopez
First Place: Camari and her Dolls by Michelle Fang
Michelle is ten years old and this story is creepy. I found it to be one of the best of the entire contest in its conception and execution.
Congratulations to all the winners and all participants.
The Elementary submissions were of a higher caliber this year so the future of literature looks bright.
By the way these three were in my top 4 picks with Camari being first.
Congrats again guys and keep writing.