College Book Bucks 2012 Winners

Congrats to the 2012 College Book Bucks winners!

High school seniors headed for college answered the question "How has your favorite book inspired you toward what you'd like to do in life?" Fifteen first-place winners have received $1,000 to use towards books, twenty second-place winners received $500, and two hundred third-place winners received $250. The Book Buck certificates can be redeemed at any independent bookstore affiliated with IndieBound.

Scroll through the below to read these talented students' submissions.