Local Author, Kimberly King, Nominated for Global Award

King, former resident of Norwalk, is up against hundreds of authors worldwide for prestigious Author Academy Award
Understanding divorce with compassion and communication
Understanding divorce with compassion and communication
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NORWALK, Conn. - Aug. 8, 2018 - PRLog -- When Your Parents Divorce, written by Kimberly King, former Norwalk resident, has been nominated for a 2018 Author Academy Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry.

King's book is up for an award in the Favorite Children's Book category. When Your Parents Divorce, a kid-to-kid guide to dealing with divorce is a book for children and parents to help them learn to understand and cope with the challenges of a divorce in a less-stressful, collaborative way.

According to Dr. Jeffrey Zimmerman, Ph.D. Psychologist and co-author of The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict After a Difficult Divorce, "Using authentic straight talk Kimberly King has a unique way of weaving the issues and feelings children often experience into a supportive, easy to read book. In a very special way, this book puts divorce into a compassionate framework which lets your children know the very important message that they can get through the difficult experience of their parents' divorce, while continuing to be a family."

"Hundreds of books from authors throughout the world are up for an Author Academy Award," said Kary Oberbrunner, founder of Author Academy Elite and the Author Academy Awards. "Our goal is to help further connect this global community of authors, maintain excellence and integrity of the book publishing industry, and raise awareness that the stories being told and the authors who write them are worth our attention."

Authors of all kinds—indie (self-published), traditional, or collaborative published—are being considered for the award in one of sixteen categories. Entries are being reviewed and evaluated on popular vote, social contribution, and overall presentation (cover, content, flow, and originality) by the Academy's voting membership comprised of best-selling authors, literary agents and industry leaders.
The top ten finalists in each category will be invited to present their book synopsis at an Author Academy Awards Red Carpet Session on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Winners will be announced later that evening at the Author Academy Awards Ceremony where they will be invited to give an acceptance speech. For more details on this event please visit http://Authoracademyawards.com.

About the Author

Kimberly King is an author, educator and speaker who helps parents, kids and organizations learn how to define, prevent and cope with difficult emotional topics by focusing on proactive communication. She is the author of I Said No!, an award winning, best-selling children's book about sexual-abuse prevention, and When Your Parents Divorce," a kid-to-kid guide to dealing with divorce. Kimberly has just published her third children's book, Finding Your Fit - a kid-to-kid guide to fitness, food and feelings in collaboration with Jim White, Jim White Fitness Studios.  Please visit http://www.kimberlykingbooks.com for more information on these unique and helpful books for children.

King currently resides in Virginia and spends her summers visiting friends and family in Connecticut. She is available for media interviews, school visits, and author signings.

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