Wednesday, February 1, 2012

The 2012 Comment Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to all 164 participants in the 2012 Comment Challenge.  And special congratulations to our five winners!

Drumroll, please...

In the 100+ comment category our winners are

Marcie Colleen, The Write Routine

Marcie's blog: The Write Routine

Beth, Library Chicken

Beth's blog: Library Chicken


Caryl, Leaning Tower of Books

Caryl's blog: Leaning Tower of Books

And in our under 100 category our winners are

Magdalena, Magdalena Ball

Magdalena's blog: Magdalena Ball


Heather Kelly, Edited to Within an Inch of My Life

Heather's blog: Edited to Within an Inch of My Life

Our winners will each be getting a prize package of different kid lit books, including recent award winners "Putting Makeup On The Fat Boy" by Bil Wright (which just won the 2012 Stonewall Book Award - The Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award and "Where Things Come Back" by John Corey Whaley (which just won the 2012 Printz Award AND the William C. Morris Award for a debut book published by a first-time author!)

The 18 prize books!

And for everyone, remember that discovering all these new blogs, reading with the intent to engage, and connecting with our community through commenting has made every one of us winners!

Thanks again to all our participants, and look for the 2013 Comment Challenge next January.

Until then, Keep on Commenting!

Lee and MotherReader


Joanna said...

Congrats you five. Enjoy the loot!

T said...

yay for "putting makeup on the fat boy!" i love that book!

Sally said...

Congrats to all the winners!
You lucky dogs.

Caryl said...

Wow! Thank you so much! And the biggest gift was giving us all the push to get out there and get to know each other. What a neat community!

Beth said...

Oh wow -- I won! Gosh gee gollikins! Maybe this will be my lucky year.

And I've kept commenting -- maybe not five a day, but always at least a few. I'm so excited!

teacherninja said...

Thanks everybody, it was fun! (And I'm still commenting...)

Anonymous said...

:) Congrats everyone!

Marcie Colleen said...

Oh my goodness...I won!!! Thank you! This has been an amazing experience which led me to many new blogs and more traffic on my blog! Thank you.

Alison K Hertz said...

Congrats to the winners! I forgot to tell anyone that I commented on 106 blogs. Oops. I had a blast and made some new writer friends. Thanks for the Challenge!

Linda B said...

No regrets; it was much fun to "meet" new bloggers. Thanks for all the work in doing, & congrats to the winners!

Julie Hedlund said...

Congratulations to the winners! :-)

Helena Juhasz said...

Congratulations! Looking forward to next year.

Helena Juhasz said...

Congratulations! Looking forward to next year.

Eric VanRaepenbusch said...

Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who participated. I really enjoyed this challenge. Thank you!

The Pen and Ink Blogspot said...

I enjoyed the challenge. Congratulations to all,

GatheringBooks said...

Great work to you and Pam - thanks so much for hosting this challenge. It's great to be part of this community. Congratulations to the winners! Such a lovely set of books! :)