Posted by: nancyisanders | November 1, 2010


Happy Monday, everyone!

I’ve got exciting news to share today. My book, America’s Black Founders: Revolutionary Heroes and Early Leaders with 21 Activities is the winner of the Best Books 2010 Awards for the Children’s Nonfiction category, sponsored by USA Book News.

Hip, hip, hooray!

I’ve been dancing and doing cartwheels and wanted to share the joy.


  1. way to go Nancy!!!!!!!

    • Thanks so much, Diane, for sharing the joy! -Nancy

  2. I’d do the cartwheels with you if I could! Like I said, when it rains, it pours! Congratulations! It couldn’t happen to a better writer and person!

    • Anne, you’re so sweet! Thank you for your precious congratulations. -Nancy

  3. Congratulations, Nancy! For all you do for other writers, it’s nice that something’s coming back to you!

    • Thank you Betsy, for such kind words and for sharing the joy! -Nancy

  4. What a blessing from the Lord. He promises to give us life more abundantly. You are a fine example of that! Congratulations of a job well done!!!

    • Yes, Margaret, isn’t God sooo good? Hugs, Nancy

  5. What wonderful news! Congrats–you deserve it!

    • Thanks, Mitzi, for your excitement, too! -Nancy

  6. Congratulations, Nancy. Woohoo!
    Remember that March session you did a couple of Marches ago? and I sent a proposal to Libraries Unlimited. Well, Readers Theatre for Global Explorers is coming out in December. Another Woohoo! With acknowledgements to you. Many thanks for your gracious teaching and encouragement.

    • Oh Doraine, Woohoo for you, too! Get in touch when it comes out and I’ll interview you here on my blog!!! -Nancy

  7. Cartwheels and dancing at the same time! My goodness. No wonder you’re doing both at receiving such great news!

    • You made me smile, Mary Ann!!!! -Nancy

  8. Wow! Congratulations, Nancy!

    • Thanks, Tina, for sharing the joy all the way from Korea!!! Hugs, Nancy

  9. Nancy,
    Thanks for all of your help! What a blessing to see this award given to you! May you continue with your great success.

  10. Nancy,
    Hope CHAIRS is doing well and thanks for helping Margaret. May God continue to bless you!

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