Students in grades K-8 are invited to use their reading, writing and artistic skills to write and illustrate their own picture book.  Students should work in teams of three or more with an adult project coordinator/supervisor.  Entries may be submitted to either the fiction or nonfiction category.  Books must be between 21 to 29 pages.  One grand-prize winner will be selected from each category.  Winning books will be published and sold by Scholastic.  All entries must be postmarked by March 15, 2010, and the winners will be announced by May 31, 2010.  For more information, please visit .