Anaja Hewlin’s winning essay
“Having a library in my school for the students is very important. This is important because it allows students with big imaginations to get lost in a good book, which helps them develop a creative mind and just enjoy themselves.” Anaja Hewlin,
Anaja Hewlin is an 8th grader at W. A. Pattillo Middle School in Tarboro, NC.
Anaja expresses the significant impact libraries have had on her: