Howard County Library
Sherlock Holmes Essay Contest

silhouette of sherlock holmesSherlock Holmes Essay Contest

Who?
All seventh grade students in Howard County.

What?
Read the Sherlock Holmes story, “The Adventure of the Speckled Band,” and write a five-paragraph analytical essay about it.

Why?
It’s fun! It’s interesting! There are prizes awarded to the top three writers! Also, it enhances understanding of the mystery
and suspense genres, and offers a chance to hone writing skills.

When?
All entries are due by June 1, 2011.

How?
More details and contest packets are available online.

This contest is offered in partnership with Watson’s Tin Box and HCPSS.

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