Yankee Doodle Contest, 9th Round
 
 


by Winners and Finalists
 
   

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Ninth Round Finalists

Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a bear.
The bear ate all of Yankee up,
even all his hair.
—Akshay Nathan, Grade 3

A Bald Doodle
Yankee Doodle when to town,
Riding on a bear.
He rode into a barber shop,
And came out with no hair!
—Bethany Johnson, Grade 5

The Wild and Wacky Moments of Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle went to town
riding on a snake
He stopped into a bakery
to eat a piece of cake

Yankee Doodle went to town
riding in a car
He didn’t have much gas in it,
so he didn’t get too far
—Eryn Gordon, Grade 5

Yankee Doodle Lost His Ticket
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding on a cricket
He said he’d rather take the train
But he lost his ticket.
—Shea Harvie, Grade 3

Yankee Doodle’s Mercedes
Yankee Doodle went uptown
Drivin’ a Mercedes
He was lookin’ pretty fly
And he waved to all the ladies
—Dasha S., Grade 5

Yankee Doodle Rode a Car
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding in a car
He got in a bad accident
And landed in some tar.
—Andrea Henderson, Grade 4

Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle went to town
Riding in a Lincoln
He ate too many onion chips,
So now his breath is stinkin’
—James Frost-Winn, Grade 7

Yankee Doodle’s Lizard
Yankee Doodle went to town,
riding on a lizzard.
He got a bad case of the flu
‘cause he rode it in a blizzard!
—Ruth Collins, Grade 5

 
 
 
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