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CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them wins the Gold Medal in the 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards

July 1, 2017

Fiza Pathan Publishing OPC Private Limited is proud to announce that CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them has won the Gold Medal in the 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards. (Genre/Category: College – INSTRUCTIONAL / GUIDE BOOKS). The Press Release from CLC Awards is given below. Congratulations to all the winners.

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NEWS

Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Book Award Recipients

 

Release Date: July 1, 2017

Literary Classics

pr@clcawards.org

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA – The 2017 Literary Classics International Book Award recipients have been announced.  Selected from submissions by entrants around the globe, these distinguished honorees are recognized for their contributions to the craft of writing, illustrating, and publishing exceptional literature for a youth audience.  In this highly competitive industry these books represent the foremost in literature in their respective categories.

 

The competition this year was tremendous and we congratulate all honorees for their outstanding and inspiring work.  All Silver, Gold and Top Honors award recipients will be invited to attend a writers’ conference, awards ceremony, formal gala, and other related events in Rapid City, South Dakota, to be held in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival, Labor Day Weekend, 2017.

 

The Literary Classics selection committee is proud to recognize this year’s titles in literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics selection committee.

 

2017 LITERARY CLASSICS TOP HONORS BOOK AWARDS

 

The Enchanted Page

The Green Children 

written by Kenny Chumbley & Jim McGuiggan  

illustrated by Nadya Ruvinsky

Prairie Papers

 

The Eloquent Quill

Lucy in her Secret Wood 

(A story inspired by Wordsworth’s wild child Lucy Gray)

Christina Pagés

Waldorf Publishing

 

 

Words on Wings

Beauty & the Beast 

Rebecca Hammond Yager

Poisoned Plume

 

Lumen Award for Literary Excellence

Walter’s Way:

How a Relief Kid Survived TB, Corporate Betrayal, Bankruptcy, Made Millions, and Touched the Lives of Billions

Walter Scherr, John Hanc & Deborah Chiel

Wiley

 

 

YOUNG AUTHOR AWARD

 

GOLD

All Sleep

AC Moyer

Aurelia Press

 

SILVER

If You Wish

Cassandra Briskman

Waterside Productions

 

BEST IN CATEGORY – GOLD

 

BEST ILLUSTRATOR – GOLD

Drummer Girl 

Hiba Masood

Daybreak Press

 

BEST COVER DESIGN – GOLD

Jumpin’ the Rails! 

Sheila Slavich

Xlibris

 

BEST HOLIDAY BOOK – GOLD

Max’s Christmas Adventure 

​Wendy Leighton-Porter

Mauve Square Publishing

 

BEST FIRST BOOK – GOLD

A Casualty of Power

Mukuka Chipanta

Weaver Press

 

BEST SERIES – YOUNG READER – GOLD

Pack-n-Go Girls Adventure Series

​Janelle Diller & Lisa Travis

WorldTrek Publishing

 

BEST SERIES – MIDDLE GRADE – GOLD

Shadows from the Past series

​Wendy Leighton-Porter

Mauve Square Publishing

 

BEST SERIES – HIGH SCHOOL – GOLD

The Hidden City of Chelldrah-ham series

Stephan von Clinkerhoffen

Createspace

 

BEST SERIES – YOUNG ADULT – GOLD

The Call to Search Everywhen series

Chess Desalls

Czidor Lore, LLC

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS

 

 

GOLD

 

PRESCHOOL / EARLY READER

 

PICTURE BOOK – GOLD

The Secret Adventures of Anonymouse

Natalie Rekstad & Sophie Lynn

Black Fox Philanthropy, LLC

 

EARLY READER PICTURE BOOK – GOLD

Nosey’s Wild Ride on the Belle of Louisville

Martha Driscoll

Driscoll Publishing

 

EDUCATIONAL BOOK – GOLD

Fifo 50 States

Hayley Rose

Flowered Press

 

GENERAL – GOLD

‘Iwalani’s Tree

Constance Hale

BeachHouse Publishing

 

CULTURAL – GOLD

Drummer Girl

Hiba Masood

Daybreak Press

 

FANTASY – GOLD

The Green Children

written by Kenny Chumbley

& Jim McGuiggan  

Prairie Papers

 

GRADE SCHOOL / CHAPTER BOOK

 

EARLY CHAPTER BOOK – GOLD

Nickerbacher

Terry John Barto

TJB KIDS

 

CHAPTER BOOK – GOLD

Sir Princess Petra’s Mission

Diane Mae Robinson

Tate Publishing

 

FICTION – GOLD

Lucy in her Secret Wood 

(A story inspired by Wordsworth’s wild child Lucy Gray)

Christina Pagés

Waldorf Publishing

 

FANTASY – GOLD

Thistle Downe  

Molly & Gary Whitney

Bright Sky Press

 

GENERAL – GOLD

The Whizbang Machine

Danielle Vann

Waldorf Publishing

 

FICTION – GOLD

The Calling of the Protectors, The Legend of Chief

Louis DeGrado

IUniverse

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – GOLD

DOTTY and the Chimney Thief

Emma Warner-Reed

Calendar House Press

 

FANTASY – GOLD

Motley Education  

S.A. Larsen

Leap Books, LLC

 

 

PRETEEN

 

GENERAL – GOLD

The King of Average

Gary Schwartz

Bunny Moon Books

 

FICTION – GOLD

Guardian

Katy Newton Naas

Clean Reads

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – GOLD

A Family for Leona  

Beverly Stowe McClure

4RV Publishing LLC

 

FANTASY – GOLD

Mystical Aria: Seeking the Gallion Queen

Jean Guthrie

Sojourn Publishing, LLC

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

GENERAL – GOLD

The Hidden City of Chelldrah-ham: Stigs Flight

Stephan von Clinkerhoffen

Createspace

 

FICTION – GOLD

The King of Average

Gary Schwartz

Bunny Moon Books

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – GOLD

A Buss from Lafayette

Dorothea Jensen

BQB Publishing

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – GOLD

Jumpin’ the Rails! 

Sheila Slavich

Xlibris

 

FANTASY – GOLD

Faeborne 

Jenna Elizabeth Johnson

Create Space

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

FICTION – GOLD

Tupelo Honey 

Lis Anna-Langston

Mapleton Publishers

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – GOLD

The Cruel Romance 

Marina Osipova

iUniverse

 

ROMANCE – GOLD

Beauty & the Beast

Rebecca Hammond Yager

Poisoned Plume

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – GOLD

Travel Glasses: The Call to Search Everywhen

Chess Desalls

Czidor Lore, LLC

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – GOLD

Criminal 

  1. B. Hoyle

The Writer’s Coffee Shop

 

PARANORMAL / HORROR – GOLD

Ophelia, Alive

Luke T. Harrington

Post Mortem Press

 

FANTASY – GOLD

Travel Glasses: The Call to Search Everywhen

Chess Desalls

Czidor Lore, LLC

 

NONFICTION – GOLD

Walter’s Way::How a Relief Kid Survived TB, Corporate Betrayal,

Bankruptcy, Made Millions, and Touched the Lives of Billions

Walter Scherr, John Hanc & Deborah Chiel

Wiley

 

FAITH BASED – GOLD

Bombs Bursting in Air

Lisa McCombs

Headline Books

 

 

COLLEGE­

 

GENERAL – GOLD

A Casualty of Power

Mukuka Chipanta

Weaver Press

 

FICTION – GOLD

The Extraordinary Journey of Vivienne Marshall 

Shannon Kirk

Reputation Books

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – GOLD

Criminal 

  1. B. Hoyle

The Writer’s Coffee Shop

 

FANTASY – GOLD

A Shift Toward Prey

Natalie Allison

Primedia E-launch LLC

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – GOLD

Dust Eaters North

Ronan Cray

Abrasax Press

 

PARANORMAL / HORROR – GOLD

Dust Eaters North

Ronan Cray

Abrasax Press

 

ROMANCE – GOLD

The Cruel Romance 

Marina Osipova

iUniverse

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – GOLD

The Sword of Telemon

Murray Eiland Jr

Amazon

 

MATURE ISSUES – GOLD

Hooked

Allen Wolf

Morning Star Publishing

 

INSTRUCTIONAL / GUIDE BOOKS – GOLD

CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them  

Fiza Pathan

Fiza Pathan Publishing

 

INSPIRATIONAL / VISIONARY – GOLD

Walter’s Way: How a Relief Kid Survived TB, Corporate Betrayal,

Bankruptcy, Made Millions, and Touched the Lives of Billions

Walter Scherr, John Hanc & Deborah Chiel

Wiley

 

NONFICTION – GOLD

A Medieval Woman’s Companion

Susan Morrison

Oxbow Books

 

FAITH BASED – GOLD

Heaven Breaks In

Nicholas Cappas

Kingdom Press

 

 

SPECIAL INTEREST – GOLD

 

ALPHABET BOOK – GOLD

Grocery Store Alphabet Game

Teresa Stern

Sarah Book Publishing

 

COUNTING BOOK – GOLD

10 Little Monsters Visit New York City

Jess Smart Smiley

Familius

 

RHYMING BOOK – GOLD

In and Out, All ‘Round About – Opposite Friends 

Penelope Anne Cole

Magical Book Works

 

HEALTH / SELF ESTEEM – PICTURE BOOK – GOLD

Roxie the Doxie Finds her Forever Home

​JODY A. DEAN, Ph.D.

Tally Ho Publishing

 

ENVIRONMENTAL PICTURE BOOK – GOLD

My Pancakes Taste Different Today

​Heather Wood Galpert

Wagon Wheel Productions

 

NONFICTION – GRADE SCHOOL – GOLD

Milk Bottles and Mud Pies 

Cindy Farwell

Tate Publishing

 

FAITH BASED – GRADE SCHOOL – GOLD

Milk Bottles and Mud Pies 

Cindy Farwell

Tate Publishing

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – MIDDLE GRADE – GOLD

Greg’s Second Adventure in Time 

​C.M. Huddleston

Interpreting Time’s Past PRESS

 

SCIENCE FICTION – MIDDLE GRADE – GOLD

Black Lightning 

​K.S. Jones

Mirror World Publishing

 

HEALTH / SELF ESTEEM – MIDDLE GRADE – GOLD

Coby Ryan Harris Is Officially Fat

​Joni Klein-Higger & Flora Zaken-Greenberg, Ph.D.

Guardian Angel Publishing

 

ENVIRONMENTAL – YA – GOLD

Birds of Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

​Garry Rogers

Self Published

 

SELF HELP – YA – GOLD

5 Simple Questions to Reclaim Your Happiness! 

​Jacqui Letran

A Healed Mind

 

 

BEST IN CATEGORY – SILVER

 

PICTURE BOOK – SILVER

Piccadilly and the Waltzing Wind

Lisa Anne Novelline

Self Published

 

EARLY READER PICTURE BOOK – SILVER

Corinne’s Fin

Dayle Dabney

Headline Books

 

EDUCATIONAL BOOK – SILVER

Sip Tea with Mad Hatter

Loretta Neff

Neff Publishing, LLC

 

GENERAL – SILVER

Little Katie Goes to the Moon

Carmela Dutra

Pegasus Pony

 

CULTURAL – SILVER

Hopping to America: 

A Rabbit’s Tale of Immigration

Diana Walker

Headline Books

 

FANTASY – SILVER

Hey That’s MY Monster!

Amanda Noll

Flashlight Press

 

GRADE SCHOOL / CHAPTER BOOK

 

EARLY CHAPTER BOOK – SILVER

Dream Butterflies

PM Kelly

Bookbaby

 

CHAPTER BOOK – SILVER

Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers: The Spring Tales 

CF Crawford

Lauco Press

 

FICTION – SILVER

Mary’s Song 

Susan Count

Hastings Creations Group

 

FANTASY – SILVER

Magora The Gallery of Wonders

Marc Remus

Misty Moon Books / Marc Remus

 

 

PRETEEN

 

GENERAL – SILVER

The Whizbang Machine Tunney’s Curse

Danielle Vann

Waldorf Publishing

 

FICTION – SILVER

No One Needed to Know 

  1. G. Driver

Amazon

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – SILVER

Crime Cats, the Dusenbury Curse

Wolfgang Parker

Rogue Agent Publishing

 

FANTASY – SILVER

The Seasons of a Giant

Pamela Hartley

CreateSpace

 

 

PRETEEN

 

GENERAL – SILVER

Skinny White Freak

Paul Haddad

Independent

 

FICTION – SILVER

The Stone of MercyBook 1 of the Centaur Chronicles

M.J. Evans

Dancing Horse Press

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – SILVER

Jumpin’ the Rails! 

Sheila Slavich

Xlibris

 

FANTASY – SILVER

The Seasons of a Giant

Pamela Hartley

CreateSpace

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

 

GENERAL – SILVER

Secrets of the Home Wood: the Sacrifice 

Julie Whitley

FriesenPress

 

FICTION – SILVER

The Other Side of the Law

Katelynn Renteria

Sarah Book Publishing

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – SILVER

Calamity Jane, 

How the West Began

Bryan Ney

Dragon Tree Books

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – SILVER

​​Glint 

JD Harper

CreateSpace

 

FANTASY – SILVER

The Tower Below

J.R. Roper

CHBB Publishing

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

FICTION – SILVER

A Secret Music

Susan Doherty Hannaford

Cormorant Books

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – SILVER

The Sword of Telemon

Murray Eiland Jr Amazon

 

ROMANCE – SILVER

The Slope Rules

Melanie Hooyenga

CreateSpace

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – SILVER

Ophelia, Alive

Luke T. Harrington

Post Mortem Press

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – SILVER

I Will Breathe 

Regina Puckett

Punk & Sissy Publications

 

PARANORMAL / HORROR – SILVER

Dark Flowers

Caytlyn Brooke

BHC Press imprint H20

 

FANTASY – SILVER

Ephemeral and Fleeting 

Patricia Reding

Scripta Manent Publishing

 

NONFICTION – SILVER

Unbroken Spirits  

Kay Beth Avery

Western Reflections Publishing

 

FAITH BASED – SILVER

Heaven Breaks In

Nicholas Cappas

Kingdom Press

 

 

COLLEGE

 

GENERAL – SILVER

The Extraordinary Journey of Vivienne Marshall 

Shannon Kirk

Reputation Books

 

FICTION – SILVER

Once Confronted 

Lynne Stringer

Rhiza Press

 

SCIENCE FICTION / DYSTOPIAN – SILVER

Quantum Lace  

Leigh St John

Self-Published

 

FANTASY – SILVER

Ephemeral and Fleeting 

Patricia Reding

Scripta Manent Publishing

 

MYSTERY / THRILLER – SILVER

Eye of Charybdis  

Steve Wilson

White Feather Press

 

PARANORMAL / HORROR – SILVER

Ophelia, Alive

Luke T. Harrington

Post Mortem Press

 

ROMANCE – SILVER

Hooked

Allen Wolf

Morning Star Publishing

 

HISTORICAL FICTION – SILVER

The Cruel Romance 

Marina Osipova

iUniverse

 

MATURE ISSUES – SILVER

Shattered Lies 

SJ Francis

Black Opal Books

 

INSTRUCTIONAL / GUIDE BOOKS – SILVER

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions

Scott M. Graffius

CreateSpace

 

INSPIRATIONAL / VISIONARY – SILVER

You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

Germany Kent

Star Stone Press

 

NONFICTION – SILVER

Terror in Ypsilanti: 

John Norman Collins Unmasked

Gregory A. Fournier

 

FAITH BASED – SILVER

The Gospel According To Ruth: A Season of Harvest 121 Days of Devotions  

Kevin Foster

Carpenter’s Son

 

 

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 http://www.literaryclassicsawards.com.

 

 

LITERARY CLASSICS Book Awards & Reviews International Book Awards • Top Honors Youth Book Awards • Seal of Approval http://www.clcawards.org

http://www.clcawards.org/2017_Book_Award_Winners.html

6 Comments
  1. Many congratulations, Fiza.

  2. Congratulations!

  3. Congratulations! I’m so happy your book has been recognized.

    • Thank you ma’am for your constant support & for always being there. You have had great faith in this book & without your good wishes & prayers I would have not reached this far. God bless you ma’am 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

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