Thursday, October 1, 2015

Announcing the 2015 Literary Classics International and Top Honors Book Award Finalists



To follow are the finalists for the 2015 Literary Classics Book Awards

Final award levels and categories will be announced October 15, 2015

Literary Classics is pleased to announce its 2015 selection of finalists for children's and young adult literature.  The list includes titles received by entries from around the globe. We commend all those who were considered for this year’s awards as the caliber of books received was quite impressive and competition was fierce.


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.



Adoptive Father - Written and Illustrated by Kayleen West - Etrinity Publishing
A Filly for Laura - by Ashley Hotter - Tate Publishing
A Story of Becoming - by Ayn Cates Sullivan, Ph. D. - Illustrated by Belle Crow DuCray
A Time to Love in Tehran - by C.G. Fewston - Black Rose Writing
Birds of a Feather - by Karen Chacek - Illustrated by Emilio Hern├índez - Tech Studios
Breeder - K.B. Hoyle - Writer's Coffee Shop
Bristol Bay Summer - Annie Boochever - Alaska Northwest Books
Can We Keep Him? - by Ann Dwan - Tate Publishing
Charley - by Donna Marie Seim -  Illustrated by Susan Spellman - Peter A. Randall Publishing
Christmas Nevermore - by Marc Cadieux - Illustrated by Herve Bastien - SRF
Evelyn and the War Effort - by Evelyn Rothstein - Illustrated by Elizabeth Uhlig - Marble House Editions

Fiona Frost, Shillingstone Witch - Dr. Bon Blossman - Create Space
Grog Wars - Anne Sweazy-Kulju - Tate Publishing
Her Pink Hair - Written and Illustrated by Jill Dana - Guardian Angel Publishing
Hope is Here - by Cristina Kessler - Illustrated by Marcos Castillo - Little Bell Caribbean
I Feel - Written and Illustrated by DJ Corchin - PhazelFOZ Company, LLC
I Live in a Doghouse - by Beverly Stowe McClure - MuseItUp Publishing
Kinyamaswa - Andreas Morgner - Apprentice House Press
Little Bird Lost - by Kate & Steve  Larkinson - Create Space
My Big Tow - by Kyle Chirgwin - Illustrated by Joshua Otero - TT Publications, Inc.
Mystical Rules for My Magical Daughter - by D.J. Corchin - PhazelFOZ, LLC
Naji and the Mystery of the Dig - Vahid Imani - Stormtop Publishing
Oathtaker - Patricia Reding - Self Published
Odie's Best Friend - by Kristen Mott - Illustrated by Lowell Hildebrandt - Author House
Old Earth - Gary Grossman - Diversion Books
Outdancing the Universe - Lauren Gilmore - Hell Press
Pancakes with Papa - by Dena Albergo Jayson - Illustrated by Rainer M. Osinger - Ferne Press
Penny the Palomino Quarter Horse and Her New Shoes - by Gary Scogin - Illustrated by Alex Ray - Sarah Book Publishing
Pitter and Patter - by Martha Sullivan - Illustrated by Cathy Morrison - Dawn Publications
Ripples Through Time - Ryan Jordan - LC Publishing
Shadow of the Hawk - by K.S. Jones - Astraea Press
Sheila and the Magnificent Tail - by Jeremy Shapiro - Illustrated by Mary Deaton Heldman - IngramSpark
Sherlock and Me - Jeff Nathan - Chucklebooks Publishing
Sir Princess Petra's Talent - by Diane Mae Robinson - Tate Publishing
Star of the Team - Beverly Stowe McClure - 4RV Publishing
Strays - Jennifer Caloyeras - Ashland Creek Press
Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers, Autumn Tales - by C. F. Crawford - Illustrated by L.H. Crawford - Lauco Press
Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers, Winter Tales - by C. F. Crawford - Illustrated by L.H. Crawford - Lauco Press
Tame Your Manners - by Loretta Neff - Illustrated by Anirban Mitra - Elegant Way Publishing
Ten Little Tricksters - by Penelope Anne Cole - Illustrated by Kevin Collier - Guardian Angel Publishing
The Castle - Lorilyn Roberts - Create Space
The Castle Blues Quake - by Linda Covella - Beau Coup Publishing
The Clay Lion - Amalie Jan - Bermlord Publishing
The Crimson Emperor - by Wim Baren - Self Published 
The 11th Year of Christopher Arthur McDaniels - by Marc Kuhn - Illustrated by Lynda Louise Mangoro - Create Space
The Gift of Sunderland - by J.E. Rogers - Illustrated by Guy Atherfold
The Hunter Awakens - by J.R. Roper - Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing
The Knights of Nevertheless - Rachel M. Hough - Self Published
The Search for the Stone of Excalibur - Fiona Ingram - Biblio Publishing
The Universe Builders - Steve Lebel - Argon Press
The Violets Are Mine - Lester Morris - Javelina Books
Two Hoots and a Holler - by Karen Chacek - Illustrated by Emilio Hern├índez - Tech Studios
Unreal City - A.R. Meyering - Innisfree Press
We Are Whoooo We Are - by Melinda Chambers - Illustrated by Sue Ann Maxwell Spiker - Headline Books
Wishing Away - by Ann Dwan - Tate Publishing
Yakimali's Gift - Linda Covella - Clean Reads / Astraea Press


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