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Sukanya Roy Wins the Scripps National Spelling Bee

14-year-old student Sukanya Roy won the 84th Scripps National Spelling Bee yesterday, taking home $40,000 in cash and prizes. According to the Associated Press, the win ended a standoff between herself and four other spellers.

Amazon unveiled Scripps Spelling Bee to coincide with the event, a $2.99 set of three Kindle games to test match readers’ spelling skills: Word Search, Honeycomb Hunt or Mystery Bee.

Here’s more about the Kindle game: “Honeycomb Hunt is a word scramble game. You are given a list of words and a grid of hexagon blocks containing letters. The object of the game is to move the location of the letters so that all 20 words are spelled out at once. The trick is that you must move letters by rotating them without disturbing a word you had previously created.”

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