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Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Top Book Award Winners

RAPID CITY, SD - Literary Classics announced its 2011 selection of top books for children and young adults today. Award recipients were selected from entries received throughout the world.

 
PRLog - Oct. 18, 2011 - RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Contact: LJ Bryant
Literary Classics
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Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Top Book Award Winners
RAPID CITY, SD - Literary Classics announced its 2011 selection of top books for children and young adults today.  Award recipients were selected from entries received throughout the world.  The Literary Classics selection committee is proud to recognize the following titles in children's and young adult literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics Awards committee.
A list of the 2011 award recipients follows:


BEST FIRST PICTURE BOOK

   The Adventures of Bella and Harry: Let's Visit Paris!
   Written by Lisa Manzione, illustrated by Kristine Lucco

BEST ILLUSTRATOR

   Stripey Follows His Dream
   Written by Gail Melville Shumway,  illustrated by Gail Melville Shumway

PICTURE BOOK - PRESCHOOL

- Gold Award Recipient
   Feed Your Fish!
   Written by Michael Madlener, illustrated by Patrick Reeves

PICTURE BOOK - EARLY READER

- Gold Award Recipient
   Wacky Jacky: The True Story of An Unlikely Beauty Queen
   Written by Jaclyn Stapp, illustrated by Kristine Lucco

- Silver Award Recipient
   The Golden Pathway
   Written by Donna M. McDine,  illustrated by K.C. Snider

SPECIAL INTEREST, ACTIVITY BOOK

- Gold Award Recipient
   Monster Removal Guide
   Written by Garett Gruber, illustrated by Patrick Carlson

SPECIAL INTEREST, CULTURAL ISSUES

- Gold Award Recipient
   Dave Learns Spanish
   Written by Evelyn Rothstein

SPECIAL INTEREST, EDUCATIONAL

- Gold Award Recipient
   My Body is Special and Belongs to Me
   Written by Sally Berenzweig, MEd, MA & Cherie Benjoseph, LCSA   Illustrated by Lilah Cohen

SPECIAL INTEREST - FEMALE AUDIENCE

- Gold Award Recipient
   The Ruby Red Slippers
   Written by DeeDee Fox, illustrated by DeeDee Fox

SPECIAL INTEREST, SELF ESTEEM

- Gold Award Recipient
   Daria Rose and The Day She Chose
   Written by Yvonne Capitelli,  illustrated by Sherri Forrester Baldy

FICTION, PRE-TEEN

- Gold Award Recipient
   The Magic of Finkleton
   Written by K.C. Hilton,

- Silver Award Recipient
   Ivy, Homeless in San Francisco
   Written by Summer Brenner

MYSTERY PRE-TEEN

- Gold Award Recipient
   The Secret of the Sacred Scarab
   Written by Fiona Ingram

FAITH BASED, YOUNG ADULT

- Gold Award Recipient
   Muted Grey
   Written by Dianna L. Young



Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic literature which appeals to youth, while educating and encouraging positive values in the impressionable young minds of future generations.  Judging is based upon the criteria set forth by Literary Classics' highly selective awards committee which honors books promoting character, vision, creativity and learning, through content which possesses key elements found in well-crafted literature.

The Literary Classics judging committee is comprised of experts with backgrounds in publishing, writing, editing, design, illustration, and book reviewing.   To learn more about Literary Classics, visit their website at www.literaryclassicsawards.com.

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