We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 Little Peeps Book Awards for Early Readers.
The GERTRUDE WARNER International Book Awards for Middle Grade Readers – 2017 Official Winners’ List
We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 Gertrude Warner Book Awards for Middle-Grade Readers Novels at the fifth annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Chanticleer Book Awards Ceremony. This year’s ceremony and banquet were held on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.
The MYSTERY of HOLLOW INN (SAMANTHA WOLF MYSTERY, BOOK 1) by Tara Ellis – Middle Grade Mystery, Folk Tails, Children’s Books
Make room on your bookshelf next to Nancy Drew! Here comes a new series perfect for today’s young mystery fan. Samantha Wolf tackles ghosts, vandals, and a creepy sense that someone or something is watching her every move!
DARKNESS FALLS, Book Two of WINDHOLLOWS by Trayner Bane – Children’s Books, Fantasy & Magic, Sword & Sorcery
A light-hearted amusing children’s tale complete with damsels in distress and a boy-knight destined to save the world from doom. Bane has done it again!
The MOUSE, the MOLE, and the MAGNIFICENT MOSS-COVERED HOUSE by Stirling C., Illustrated by Donna Washington – Children’s Picture Book, Beginner Readers
A beautifully illustrated story about unlikely friendship and good neighbors for the very young and old alike. A joy to experience!
ZILLY: A MODERN DAY FABLE by Kelly Parks Snider – Children’s/Middle Grade, Anti-Bullying, Self-Esteem
A colorful, thoughtful book with a powerful message encouraging children of all ages that in order to flourish, they only need to be themselves.
AIR of VENGEANCE: WINDHOLLOWS, Book 1 by Trayner Bane – Children’s Book, Action/Adventure, Fantasy & Magic
Laugh-fest of entertaining unusual creatures, & magical powers -a barrage of jokes about yucky smells & "tootacularity" that raises real issues for young people.
HAZAD the STORY MASTER TELLS the BLUE BEETLE by Sara Dahmen – Children’s Literature, Belief in Self, Work, and Others, Determination/Drive
This celebration of artistry will touch and inspire children to appreciate what they have, never stop trying regardless of the obstacles, and dream big.
The TOOTH COLLECTOR FAIRIES: Batina’s Best First Day by Denise Ditto – Children’s Literature, Early Reader Chapter Book, Fantasy & Magic
Positive messages of working together and embracing diversity make this early-level chapter book shine.