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YOUNG GEORGIA AUTHOR GRADE-LEVEL WINNERS RECOGNIZED: Recently, the Calhoun-Gordon County Library recognized the Young Georgia Author grade-level winners at each GCS school. In recognition of each grade-level winner, a personalized bookplate was placed in a newly purchased book selected by each grade-level winner for their honor.

Guests visiting the Calhoun-Gordon County Library can check out the books honoring each of these outstanding students and their fantastic achievement!

More pictures will be posted on our website!

Belwood Elementary:

  • Kaleb Mendez Pauc: Pete the Cat – I Love My White Shoes
  • Avril Brown: Connie Come Home
  • Audie Winslett: I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor
  • Parker Jacobs: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
  • Aaliya Silvers: Blended
  • Dania Ramirez: Number the Stars

Fairmount Elementary:

  • Rylynn Patton: Go Dog Go
  • Lily Waters: The Adventures of Laura and Jack (Book 1)
  • Carissa Nelson: Wayside School
  • Rylee Cook: Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel
  • Mason Schwartz: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End
  • Madison Bridges: Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

Red Bud Elementary:

  • Aurora Reilly: The Day the Crayons Came Home
  • Maggie Fuquea: Green Eggs and Ham
  • Sampada Grandhi: Gat Kid Comic Club
  • Annalyn Stansell: Just Harriet
  • Audrey Bentley: Because of Winn Dixie
  • Luci Billera: Definitely Dominguita- Knight of the Cape

Sonoraville Elementary:

  • Whit Mashburn: Hank the Cowdog
  • Adan Eleria: Cat in the Hat
  • Emma Brookshire: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • Maddie Blalock: Clementine’s Letter
  • Kaitlyn Crow: I Am America- Journey to a Promised Land A Story of the Exodusters
  • Savannah Johnson: Maya and the Robot

Tolbert Elementary:

  • Lily Wiley: Goodnight, Butterfly
  • Jeremiah Porch: Hello, Neighbor
  • Adianna Brooks: Stellaluna
  • Savannah Sanders: Warriors- Into the Wild
  • Noor Fatima: Donut Feed the Squirrels
  • Jeicy Rafael-Lucas: War Stories

W.L. Swain Elementary:

  • Cora Weaver: Peppa’s Magical Unicorn
  • Isabelle Clay: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
  • Jayden Woodall: Unicorns are the Worst
  • Acelin Buske: Katie and the Cupcake Cure
  • Bryleigh Defoe: News from Me, Lucy McGee
  • Sophie Anderson: Coraline

Ashworth Middle:

  • Cecilia Kolterman: Number the Stars
  • Heleina Pate: Wishtree
  • Keira Bryson: Wintersmith

Red Bud Middle:

  • Brexten Camp: The Giver
  • Pippa McKinney: The Hate You Give
  • Enoch Liles: The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict

Gordon Central High:

  • Trinity Nguyen: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Zanae Codrington: Marked
  • Jalynn Marshall: A Night Divided
  • Lilly Crowe: Where the Crawdads Sing

Sonoraville High:

  • Emma Bennett: Anne Frank- The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Conner Carroll: Gone
  • Leila Black: The Hunger Games
  • Roger Thomas: Death of a Salesman


About Gordon County Schools 

Gordon County Schools system serves around 6,500+ students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation.