Awards

The first year your book comes out, it’s time to celebrate for its published debut! One way to celebrate is to submit it for awards. To learn more about this process, visit my following blogs:
The importance of exposure
Submitting your book to state reading lists
Planning time to submit for awards
Networking for award submission

For a list I’m compiling of sites to submit your book to for awards, check out my page on Places to Submit.
Here are some of the awards my books have won:

Frederick Douglass for Kids
is a 2012 Silver NAPPA (National Parenting Publications) winner.

Frederick Douglass for Kids is an Award-Winning Finalist in the 2012 USA Best Books Award!



America’s Black Founders

Best Books 2010 Award
I’m excited to announce that America’s Black Founders: Revolutionary Heroes and Early Leaders with 21 Activities is the Award Winner in the “Best Books 2010” Awards in the Children’s Non-Fiction category, sponsored by USA Book News!


America’s Black Founders
won Honorable Mention for Children’s Books in the New England Book Festival!

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Sanders with Yes! HPIM5515

Yes! You Can Learn How to Write Children’s Books,
Get Them Published, and Build a Successful Writing Career

is an Award Winning Finalist of the Best Books 2009 Award!

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D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet was selected for the 2011 California Collections for its Middle Grade reading list. Read the Press Release and visit the California Readers’ site.

D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet is an Award Winning Finalist of the Best Books 2007 Award for Children’s Nonfiction.

D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet
also received the following awards:
2007 NAPPA Honors Award (National Parenting Publications Award)
2008 IRA Teacher’s Choices List
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2008

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