Nēnē Award Comic Strip Contest
Entries Due January 28
Create an original comic strip that
demonstrates ONE of the following ideas
from the book.
Do NOT retell scenes from the book.
Instead, connect this theme to a real life,
personal incident or create a scenario that
demonstrates this idea.
- Smile shows us how to gracefully
embrace life's twists and be more sensitive
to others who are doing the same.
- Friendship means supporting each other,
not making things harder, and if your
friends can't do that, then they're not really
- The importance of feeling comfortable
within one's skin and to embrace one's
strengths, weaknesses, and quirks.
Sample comic generators: https://sketch.io
Format & Submission Requirements:
- Certificate and goodie bag from Nēnē Committee
- Entry displayed on Nēnē website.
- If the author of Smile comes to the 2017 ceremony, you are invited to have lunch with the author.