WHYY I Like This Book

Sponsored by Harriet and Larry Weiss.

What books inspire your imagination and captivate your attention? Let us know, and you could be featured on WHYY in your very own 60-second television spot!


WHYY I Like This Book spots explore, in children's own words, what interests them about their favorite books. Whether it's the topic, the illustrations or a family tradition, we want to hear from you, "WHYY I Like This Book"!

WHYY is excited to join with you and your students and children as we work to foster a lifelong love of reading in the region.

Submissions for WHYY I Like This Book are closed. Finalists will be contacted in late spring 2015.

2013 WHYY I Like This Book Finalists

Sophia Costanzo, Grade: 3
Richland Elementary
Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss
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Ibrahim Soukouna, Grade K
Harambee Institute
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, by John Archambault
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Rona McMackin, Grade: 1
Bryn Athyn Church School
My Life As A Chicken, by Ellen A. Kelley
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Jane Dudzinksy, Grade: 11
Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
The Reading Promise, by Alice Ozma
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Madeline Witcoski, Grade: 1
Schuylkill Elementary
Silverlicious, by Victoria Khan
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John Thomas Cox, Grade: 3
Schuylkill Elementary
The Butter Battle Book, by Dr. Seuss
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Eleanor Jarrell, Grade: 2
Royersford Elementary School
Gooney Bird Greene, by Lois Lowry
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Kelly McLaughlin, Grade: 9
Upper Darby High School
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
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Kathleen Watkins, Grade: 8
Home School
Anne of Green Gables, by LM Montgomery
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Christopher Lawson, Gr: 9
Upper Darby High School
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
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Leticia Guerra, Grade: 9
Upper Darby High School
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding
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