CHILDREN'S & YA BOOK AWARDS ~ CHILDREN'S & YA BOOK REVIEWS ~ SEAL OF APPROVAL
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AWARD WINNING BOOKS BY YEAR
TOP HONORS RECIPIENTS
YOUNG ADULT
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2015 LITERARY CLASSICS AWARD WINNING BOOKS
2015 BEST IN CATEGORY
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PRE-TEEN / TWEEN
PRESCHOOL / EARLY READER
The Enchanted Page Book Award
Pitter and Patter
written by Martha Sullivan
illustrated by Cathy Morrison
Dawn Publications
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The Eloquent Quill Book Award
Charley
by Donna Marie Seim
Illustrated by Susan Spellman
Peter E. Randall Publishing
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Lumen Award for Literary Excellence
Hope is Here!
by Cristina Kessler
Illustrated by Marcos Castillo
Little Bell Caribbean
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Words on Wings Book Award
Knights of Nevertheless
by R.A. McClure
Self Published
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Best Illustrator
Christmas Nevermore
written by Marc Cadieux and Herve Bastien
illustrated by Christina Zakhozhay
SRF
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Best First Picture Book
Penny the Palomino Quarter Horse
written by Gary Scogin
illustrated by Alex Ray
Sarah Book Publishing
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Best First Chapter Book
Naji and the Mystery of the Dig
Vahid Imani
Stormtop Publishing
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Best Children's Picture Book Series
I Feel
written and illustrated by DJ Corchin
PhazelFOZ Company, LLC
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Best Chapter Book Series
Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers
C.F. Crawford
Lauco Press
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Picture Book / Preschool
Sheila and the Magnificent Tail
written by Jeremy Shapiro
illustrated by MaryDeaton Heldman
IngramSpark
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Picture Book / Preschool
Odie's Best Friend
written by Kristen Mott
 illustrated Lowell Hildebrandt
Author House
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Picture Book Early Reader
Pancakes with Papa
by Dena Albergo Jayson
illustrated by Rainer M. Osinger
Feme Press
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Picture Book Early Reader
We Are Whoooo We Are
by Melinda Chambers
illustrated by Sue Ann Maxwell Spiker
Headline Books
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General Preschool
Wishing Away
written by Ann Dwan
Tate Publishing
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General Preschool
Can We Keep Him?
written by Ann Dwan
Tate Publishing
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Chapter Book
Sir Princess Petra's Talent
Diane Mae Robinson
Tate Publishing
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General Preteen
The 11th Year of Christopher Arthur McDaniels
Marc Kuhn
Create Space
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General Preteen
I Live in a Doghouse
Beverly Stowe McClure
Muse It Up Publishing
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Fantasy Preteen
The Hunter Awakens
J.R. Roper
Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing
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Fantasy Preteen
The Gift of Sunderland
by J.E. Rogers
illustrated by Guy Atherfold
Arcadia Publishing Group, LLC
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Mystery Preteen
Search for the Stone of Excalibur
Fiona Ingram
Biblio Publishing
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Fiction Preteen
Star of the Team
Beverly Stowe McClure
4RV Publishing
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Fantasy Fiction YA
Oathtaker
Patricia Reding
Create Space
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Fiction YA
Strays
Jennifer Caloyeras
Ashland Creek Press
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Fantasy Fiction YA
The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty
Steve LeBel
Argon Press
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Science Fiction YA
The Clay Lion
Amalie Jahn
Bermlord Publishing
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Science Fiction YA
Breeder
K.B. Hoyle
Writer's Coffee Shop
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General YA
Old Earth
Gary Grossman
Diversion Books
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General YA
Grog Wars
Anne Sweazy-Kulju
Tate Publishing
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Poetry YA
Outdancing the Universe
Lauren Gilmore
Hell Press
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Poetry YA
Kinyamaswa
Andreas Morgner
Apprentice House Press
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Best First Novel
Bristol Bay Summer
Annie Boochever
Alaska Northwest Books
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Interactive Book
Sherlock and Me
Jeff Nathan
illustrated by Liz Ball
Chucklebooks Publishing
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Faith Based Early Reader
Adoptive Father
written & illustrated by Kayleen West
Etrinity Publishing
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Rhyme Book
Little Bird Lost
by Kate Larkinson
photos by Steve Larkinson
Create Space
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Educational Book
Tame Your Manners
Loretta Neff
Elegant Way Publishing
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Biography Preteen
Evelyn and the War Effort
by Evelyn Rothstein
Illustrated by Elizabeth Uhlig
Marble House Editions
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Historic Fiction YA
The Crimson Emperor
Wim Baren
Self Published
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Inspirational / Visionary
Picture Book
A Story of Becoming
Ayne Cates Sullivan, Ph.D.
Illustrated by Belle Crow DuCray
Infinite Light Publishing
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Cultural Issues Young Adult
Yakimali's Gift
Linda Covella
Clean Reads / Astraea Press
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Historic Fiction YA
Shadow of the Hawk
K.S. Jones
Astraea Press
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General Early Reader
Birds of a Feather
written by Karen Chacek
TechStudios, LLC
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General Early Reader
Two Hoots and a Holler
written by Karen Chacek
TechStudios, LLC
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Chapter Book
Naji and the Mystery of the Dig
Vahid Imani
Stormtop Publishing
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Fiction Preteen
The Castle Blues Quake
Linda Covella
Beau Coup Publishing
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Fiction YA
Knights of Nevertheless
R.A. McClure
Self Published
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Holiday Book
Christmas Nevermore
written by Marc Cadieux and Herve Bastien
illustrated by Christina Zakhozhay
SRF
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Environmental Issues
Christmas Nevermore
written by Marc Cadieux and Herve Bastien
illustrated by Christina Zakhozhay
SRF
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Young Author Award 
Written by Author Under 21 Years of Age
Outdancing the Universe
Lauren Gilmore
Hell Press
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Self Esteem Early Reader
A Filly for Laura
Ashley Hotter
Tate Publishing
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Self Esteem Early Reader
Her Pink Hair
written illustrated by Jill Dana
Guardian Angel Publishing
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Faith Based Young Adult
The Castle
Lorilyn Roberts
CreateSpace
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Cultural Issues Preteen
Naji and the Mystery of the Dig
Vahid Imani
Stormtop Publishing
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Inspirational / Visionary YA
Ripples Through Time
Lincoln Cole
LC Publishing
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Holiday Picture Book
Ten Little Tricksters
written by Penelope Anne Cole
Guardian Angel Publishing
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Horror YA
Unreal City
A.R. Meyering
Innisfree Press
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Biography Young Adult
The Violets are Mine
Lester Morris
Javelina Books
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Cultural Issues YA
Yakimali's Gift
Linda Covella
Clean Reads / Astraea Press
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Inspirational / Visionary
Preteen
Mystical Rules for my Magical Daughter
DJ Corchin
PhazelFOZ, LLC
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Health / Self Esteem YA
Strays
Jennifer Caloyeras
Ashland Creek Press
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Gender Specific
Male Audience
My Big Tow
by Kyle Chirgwin
illustrated by Joshua Otero
TT Publications
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Gender Specific - Female Audience
A Time to Love in Tehran
C.G. Fewston
Black Rose Writing
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Mystery Preteen
Fiona Frost, Shillingstone Witch
Dr. Bon Blossman
Create Space
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YOUNG AUTHOR AWARD