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Tony Hawk Joins Writing Contest for Kids

Children’s publisher Capstone has launched a “Join the Revolution” contest for readers in third through seventh grade. The contest will promote Tony Hawk’s 900 Revolution, a science fiction series inspired by legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk.

Follow this link for more details about the contest. Entries must be submitted before March 31st. To enter, kids should write an essay about why they should join the cast of the series.

The first place winner will receive a prize package that includes a trip to Tony Hawk’s Stand Up for Skateparks 2012 event in Beverly Hills, a VIP pass to meet Hawk in-person and their character will appear in the next installment of Tony Hawk 900 Revolution.

Five finalists will be selected from the entries, each receiving a character sketch on Tony Hawk’s Reading Revolution website. Students can vote for their favorite character.

Altogether, Capstone has published eight volumes in the Tony Hawk 900 Revolution book series: Drop-In, Impulse, Fall Line, Unchained, Amplified, Tunnel Vision, Exiled and Lockdown.

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