Yankee Doodle Contest, 2nd Round
 
 


by Winners and Finalists
 
   

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Second Round Winner

Runny Nose
Yankee Doodle went to town
because his nose was runny.
He would have bought some stuff for it,
But he had lost his money
—Maggie Tobias, 5th Grade


Second Round Finalists

Yankee Doodle’s War
Yankee Doodle and his crew,
riding on some cattle,
stuck a bucket on his head
and said "Let’s go to battle!"
—James Szabo Laughlin, 6th grade

The Patriotic Bus Ride
Yankee Doodle went to town,
But lost his pony, Gus,
So instead he chose to take
the city’s filthy bus!
—Laura Prahlad, 6th grade

Yankee Doodle’s Rocket
Yankee Doodle went to town,
riding on a rocket,
accidently dropped a bomb
and killed Davy Crockett.
—Alex Bauer, 3rd grade

Santa Claus
Yankee Doodle went to town
right on Christmas day.
He came dressed as Santa Claus
so all the kids yelled HOORAY!
—Sherrie Morrison, 6th grade

Yankee Doodle Turkey
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a turkey.
He stopped at the store
and bought a pound of jerky.
—Jody Walker, 3rd grade

Yankee Doodle Elephant
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a elephant,
stuck his head into its mouth
and said, "You need a breath mint."
—M. Young, 4th grade

 
 
 
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