LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Third graders at East End elementary received honors from scholastic book fairs on Monday.

They won the grand prize for fiction in the book fair's "Kids Are Authors" national book-writing contest.

At the ceremony the students received a medal, a framed certificate, 100 copies of the book, and $5,000. Their book, The Seeds of the Milkweed, was selected from thousands of entries.