Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Award Winners

Top Quote Literary Classics announced its 2012 selection of top book finalists for children and young adults today. The list includes finalists from entries received all over the world. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 03, 2012 - SOUTH DAKOTA - 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 2012 award finalists follows:

    Animalogy: Animalogy Analogies, Marianne Berkes
    Fantastic Flight, Barbara Bockman
    Black & White, Larry Dane Brimner
    The King's Ransom, Cheryl Carpinello
    Walking Through Walls, Karen Cioffi
    Shield Maiden, Richard Denning
    Terple Always Dream Bigger, Richie Frieman
    Stalked, Kristiana Gregory
    Return to Finkleton, KC Hilton
    The Casting, Joyce Shor Johnson
    Griffin Rising, Darby Karchut
    The Reinvention of Moxie Roosevelt, Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
    Drawn, Marie Lamba
    A Box Story, Kenneth Kit Lamug
    The Limit, Kristen Landon
    Santa & The Little Teddy Bear, Peter John Lucking
    Beautiful Wild Rose Girl, B. Magnolia
    Bella & Harry Let's Visit Athens! Lisa Manzione
    Bella & Harry Let's Visit Cairo! Lisa Manzione
    Bella & Harry Let's Visit London! Lisa Manzione
    Shelby & Shauna Kitt and the Dimensional Holes, PHC Marchesi
    Caves, Cannons and Crinolines, Beverly Stowe McClure
    Runaway Twins, Pete Palamountain
    The Stone Child, Dan Poblocki
    Clara's Great War, Evelyn Rothstein
    In Memory of Dad, Maranda Russell
    Young Funny and Unbalanced, David Smithyman
    Sh Sh Sh Let the Baby Sleep, Kathy Stemke
    The Crystal Ship, CJ Carter-Stephenson
    The Great Divide, Suzanne Slade
    One Pelican at a Time, Nancy Stewart
    Sea Turtle Summer, Nancy Stewart
    The Orphan Ship, Sterling R. Walker
    My Sister is My Best Friend, Nicole Weaver

    All final award levels and categories will be announced October 15, 2012.

    Literary Classics, an organization dedicated to furthering excellence in literature, takes great pride in its role to help promote classic children's 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 the key elements found in well-crafted literature.

    The Literary Classics judging committee consists of experts with backgrounds in publishing, writing, editing, design, illustration, and book reviewing. To learn more about Literary Classics, visit their website.

    Literary Classics
    info ( @ ) clcawards dot org

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