Students were invited to write an essay and win lunch with the author and a Barnes & Noble gift certificate. All GCC students participating in A Tale for Three Counties were eligible to enter.Laurie Bush, author Karen Thompson Walker and Kelly Schubert
Students were asked to select one of the following questions for their essay:
The slowing affects the whole planet, but the book is set in southern California. How would events have been different if the story was set in Western New York?
Which character did you like the most? Which did you dislike? Why?.
Discuss who you identify more with: the clock-timers or the real-timers. Which would you be and why?
First place winner: Kelly Schubert
Second place winner: Laurie Bush