Self-Published Book Awards Winners – Young Adult

Announcing the Young Adult winners of the 5th Annual Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Awards

Young Adult/Middle Grade Category

First-place Winner

R.W. Ridley
The Takers
Charleston SC
www.rwridley.com


Honorable Mention

Tracy A. Akers
The Fire and the Light
Dade City FL
amazon.com

Holly Moulder
Eyes Of The Calusa
Sharpsburg GA

Ted Ringer
Born with a Beard
Longmont CO
amazon.com

Kendra L. Saunders Rebekah L. Brown
The South Crawley Kids
Belmont NH
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Lloyd Sparks
The Uranium Plant
Sierra Vista AZ
www.iuniverse.com

Lee Tidball
Princess Reborn
Modesto CA
amazon.com


Entrants

Robin And The Giant
The Gift of the Barking Frog
Ocala FL
www.robinandthegiant.com

Phoenix Writers’ Club
The Wall
Glendale AZ
www.winkarmkcom.com

Chitra and Nikita Agarwal
Friends And Foes Of Harry Potter
Dallas TX

Brad Aiken
Starscape: The Silver Bullet
Miami FL
www.bradaiken.com

Anita Cole Alcorn with Gloria Stanton
Caught in the Crossfire
Burnside KY
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Dante Amodeo
Saban and the Ancient
Jacksonville Beach FL
www.amazon.com

Tony C. Anderson
Promise Ring
Zeeland MI

Sandra Anderson
Rockcliffe
Reno NV
outskirtspress.com

Tracy E. Banghart
What the Sea Wants
Clarksburg MD
www.lizstarbooks.com

Julie A. Barnes
All Flavors
Saint Cloud FL
www.allflavors.org

Judy Barnhart
CHRISTMAS COOKIES Are For Any Time You Need Them
Sebring FL
www.amazon.com

Ned Bayley
The Fathers of Caleb Whitcomb
Silver Spring MD
www.amazon.com

Stephen John Beccia
The Treelanders Journey to the Giants
Hudson MA
www.thetreelanders.com

Barbara Christine Bechler
Natural Instinct
Show Low AZ
iuniverse.com

Jennifer Bouani
Tyler & His Solve-a-matic Machine
Atlanta GA
amazon.com

Walt Breville
Revolutionary Rhythm Kids
Wentzville MO
www.infinitypublishing.com

Elizabeth MacDonald Burrows
Htrae
Seattle WA
www.rockpublishing.com

Screamin Calhoun
Tombstones
Severna Park MD
www.booklocker.com

Ann Capper
Big Thighs, Tight Jeans
Corning NY
amazon.com

Anthony Carnovale
In Full Uniform
Toronto ON Canada

Paul Calvin Carr
The Adventures of Three Cousins
Encino CA

Georges E. Chalonec
The Brave Mousse, Deck Boy
Port St. Lucie FL
trafford.com

Peg Connelly
Grannie’s Critters
Bakersfield CA
amazon.com

Joseph A. Conover
THE DAY THE Earth Vanished
Lincoln CA
www.infinitypublishing.com

S.F. Conroy
The Heart of the Matter
Rockville MD
www.lulu.com

Thomas Lee Cook
Jack Crocker Catchin’ the Con
Fort Myers FL
amazon.com

Rosie Cottier
The Keepers of the Keys: The Wizard’s Staff
Mants United Kingdom

Rosie Cottier
The Keepers of the Keys: The Sunjewel of Stormiron
Mants United Kingdom

Peter Thomas Crowell
Haunted Mountain: The Tales of True Adventure, Book 2
Narberth PA

John Culpepper
Wade vs. Row
Fort Worth TX

Stephen J. Cutler Jodi Cutler Del Dottore
Rally Caps
West Palm Beach FL
www.rallycaps.net

Tom DeMund
From Slave to Superstar of the Wild West
Sausalito CA

Brynn Dimino
Amentha’s War
Salt Lake City UT
iuniverse.com

Monica Dougherty
You’re a MiracleÉPass it on!
Chicago IL
www.trafford.com

Dari Dyrness-Olsen, MA, LPC
7 Secrets for Girls
Succasunna NJ
www.amazon.com

Aaron Elkin
Pirate’s Gold!
Palmetto FL
www.amazon.com

Marie Elmen
When the Lilacs Bloom
Bohemia NY
www.xlibris.com

Robert J Evans
The Magic Sneakers
Los Angeles CA
www.lulu.com

Rick Farren
The Secrets Of The Lighthouse
Falmouth MA
www.amazon.com

William Filaretos
The Potion of Time
Boston MA
www.thepotionoftime.com

Valerie Estelle Frankel
Henry Potty and the Pet Rock: An Unauthorized Harry Potter Parody
Sunnyvale CA
www.harrypotterparody.com

Jayel Gibson
The Wrekening
Port Orford OR
www.ancientmirrors.com

Jayel Gibson
Damselflies
Port Orford OR
www.ancientmirrors.com

Jayel Gibson
Dragon Queen
Port Orford OR
www.ancientmirrors.com

Betty Winston Graham
A Buffalo Robe for Bertha Doan
Statesboro GA

Carmen Granger
Gnor and the Scroll of Qhasar
Cape Town South Africa

Rudy Gray
D’N’D
Jackson Heights NY
www.bn.com

Hunter Gregg
Where Dogs Run
Portland OR
www.302publishing.com

Janet Halpin
The Hiding Place
Derry NH
lulu.com

William T. Hamel
Sam Whitton and the Angels’ Prophecy
Neptune Beach FL

Sandra L. Hardy
A Stroke of Courage
Yarmouth NS Canada
authorhouse.com

C.S. Harrington
The Marsh Runners II: Unchartered Waters
Manteo NC
www.marchrunners.com

Stephen B. Hauge
Dark Against the Sky
Convent Station NJ
www.climbingboys.com

Dorothy Anderson Herron
Hot Sand and Horny Toads
San Antonio TX
www.hotsandandhornytoads.com

Sabrina Hofkin
Magnolia
Redding CA
www.manzanitafallspublishers.com

David James House
Survivor Planet
Salem OR
www.space-worthy.com

Tina Field Howe
Alysa of the Fields
Waverly NY
amazon.com

Kathy Goosev Howell
Skoob The Kingdom Awaits
Clovis CA
amazon.com

M. Kay Howell
The First Tome: The Ruby Hind
Rainier OR
www.fairyempire.biz

M. Kay Howell
The Second Tome: Too Many Parents
Rainier OR
www.fairyempire.biz

M. Kay Howell
The Third Tome: The Hardest Lessons
Rainier OR

Ray Hyde
The Crimebusters Club
Loveland CO
amazon.com

John Jacobs with Daniel Jacobs
I Wanna BeÉ
Hilton Head Island SC
www.sandystockings.com

C.W. James
Cry of the Wendigo
Huntington Beach CA
lulu.com

Jon Jeffery Jarmes
Jason Post: Magic at the Downs
Pasadena CA
amazon.com

A Jester
Time of the Turning
Clio MI
authorhouse.com

A. Valentine Joseph
Jan’s Mysterious Adventure
Brooklyn NY
www.iuniverse.com

Vera Kaikobad
The Young Girl’s Astrological Dating Guide
Tempe AZ
www.astrologycompatibilityreports.com

Michelle Kane
Confessions of a Catholic Schoolgirl
Rochester MI
www.michellekane.com

Asha Khalil
James’s Journey
Amman Jordan
www.trafford.com

J.L. Kimmel
The Magic Gown
Locust NJ
www.janinekimmel.com

Dolores White Kiser
The Marriage of White Rabbit
Durant OK

David Klett
The Lake Lure Chronicles Book 2 Rachel And The Wizard Of Lake Lure
Lake Lure NC
www.lakelurechronicles.com

Sandra Lee Knife
The Tale of Witchy Muldoon
Franklin OH

Donald G. Kramer
Harmony Hollow
Owatonna MN
authorhouse.com

C.R. Kwiat
Seven Days of Cyan
Nacadoches TX
lulu.com

C.R. Kwiat
Razor’s Box
Nacadoches TX
lulu.com

C.R. Kwiat
Saber’s Edge
Nacadoches TX
lulu.com

C.R. Kwiat
Magnets, Daggers, and Warlock Wars
Nacadoches TX
lulu.com

Paul Lagasse
Seeing Through Clouds
Baltimore MD
www.seeingthroughclouds.com

Lucienne T. Lanson
Color the River
Sebastopol CA
www.trafford.com

CS Larsen
The Magic Krystal and the Secret of Banderville
Rochester MN
amazon.com

CS Larsen
The Chronicles of Marvin Archibald Trekker: Boy Magician Book 1 – Penguins of Choice
Rochester MN
amazon.com

Patricia L. Lee
Nightmares… in the Daylight
Orlando FL
www.bn.com

Betsy S. Lee
Off The Track
Saint Augustine FL
www.bbotw.com

Caren Liebelt
Trouble At Coral Cove
Elsinore UT
buybooksontheweb.com

Mitch Lits
Dream Travelers
Marietta GA
amazon.com

Cheryl Madeleine Lodico
Counter-Attack
Whitestone NY
www.redleadbooks.com

Cheryl Lodico
The Wacky World of Winnie and Willie
Whtiestone NY
www.amazon.com

Robert James Luedke
Eye Witness: Acts of the Spirit
Flower Mound TX
www.headpress.info

Aloysius A. Lutz Richard J. Lutz
Jadwiga’s Crossing
New York NY
jadwigascrossing.com

Katrina Mandrake-Johnston
Quest For The Sword Of Anthrowst
Surrey BC Canada
www.webspawner.com

Donna Kristine Manley
Resumes for Children 17 Years Old And Under
Conyers GA
www.resumesforchildren.com

John Matson
My Castle in Spain
Hobe Sound FL

N.J. Mayfield
Being Your Best!
Ponca City OK
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Pat McAlister
Goodbye Mrs. Jessop
Mitchell IN
www.amazon.com

Tonya Jean McGue
Running Home
Isle Of Palms SC

Barbara Jackson McGuire
The Billy Goat Who Thought He Was A Dog
Riverton WY

Peggy Hamblin Meriwether
The BumbleBee & Me
Louisville KY
www.authorhouse.org

Jud Miner
The Search For The Sangreal
Chesterfield MO
www.authorhouse.com

Javad Mohsenian, M.D.
9/11 Children
Huntingdon Valley PA
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Eva S. Molina, Ph.D.
Letter to My Granddaughter
Lancaster TX
www.mariposapublications.com

Roz Monette
The Enderson Brothers: Book One
Aurora CO
www.rozmonette.com

Roz Monette
Invisible Shadow
Aurora CO
www.rozmonette.com

Judith Anne Moody
Golden Eye and the Deadly Dancer
Red Deer AB Canada
www.goldeneyeadventures.com

Frank Morgan
Celebrity Ghost Stories
Fort Lauderdale FL

Pamela Bauer Mueller
Neptune’s Honor
St. Simon’s Island GA
www.pinatapub.com

Pamela Bauer Mueller
Hello, Goodbye, I Love You
St. Simon’s Island GA
www.pinatapub.com

Pamela Bauer Mueller
An Angry Drum Echoed
St. Simon’s Island GA
www.pinatapub.com

Sara Myers
Silent Hollow Thoroughbred Farm
Apple Valley CA

T.W. Olzinski
The Seropia Crystal
Mobile AL
www.amazon.com

I. Hisom Osuagwu
When All The Locusts Had Eaten
Tyler TX
www.freewebs.com/iosuagwu

Albert Packard
Cavern of Babel
Newtown PA
www.buttersby.com

Shirah Ranah Penn
Gramma Shirah Says More Words of Wisdom
Weston FL
www.joysongcreations.com

Dennis Phillips
the fishers
Titusville FL
www.bbotw.com

D.J. Piper
The Gift
Dover NH
xlibris.com

Rennie G. Quible
Walking – Talking
Little Creek DE

Daniel Reed
Duty and Honor
Three Hills AB Canada
amazon.com

Daniel Reed
Deliver Us From Evil
Three Hills AB Canada
amazon.com

Robert R. Reldan
My Dad’s Going to "Yale"
Trenton NJ
sjpeck@msn.com

Thomas E. Rieger
The Jinx Killer
Red Lodge MT

William P. Robertson David Rimer
The Bucktails at the Devil’s Den
Duke Center PA
buybooksontheweb.com

H. Steven Robertson
The Stream
Neptune Beach FL
www.ranchboybooks.com

Elisabeth Rodriguez
Jumping Jack
Orlando FL
authorhouse.com

Andrew J. Rodriguez
The Incredible Adventures of Enrique Diaz
Golden CO

JV Rootsey
Little Amazon
Melbourne FL
amazon.com

JV Rootsey
Grink
Melbourne FL
amazon.com

Monique Roy
Once Upon A Time In Venice
Dallas TX
iuniverse.com

Jan Shaffer
A Summoning Stone
Plainfield IN
amazon.com

Laurel A. Smith
Pinboy
Charlestown NH

Barbara Smith
Tri
Sidney BC Canada
www.talltalespress.com

Jane Davis Smith
Chang Phoouk
South Bend IN
www.writekidsbooks.com

Jane D. Smith (Maxwell)
Adventure on White High Island
South Bend IN
www.writekidsbooks.com

Lloyd Sparks
The Thunderbird
Sierra Vista AZ
www.iuniverse.com

Lloyd Sparks
A Mountain Of Secrets
Sierra Vista AZ
www.iuniverse.com

Lloyd Sparks
Monsters
Sierra Vista AZ
www.iuniverse.com

Lloyd Sparks
The Ghost
Sierra Vista AZ
www.iuniverse.com

Donald Stinnett
Flames of Fury
Owings Mills MD

Marie Tarmy
Sarah and Sam
Orange NJ
www.authorhouse.com

Denise Taylor
Writing on Rainbows
Umatilla FL
authorhouse.com

Linda Thieman
Katie & Kimble: A Ghost Story
Sioux City IA
katieandkimble.com

John Thompson
Shadow Warriors II Deadly Encounters
Columbia SC
www.booklocker.com

M.C. Tillson
The Clue at Copper Harbor
Santa Clara CA
www.amwriting.com

edward h trayer
the struggles of felicity brady
Lincoln United Kingdom
www.amazon.co.uk

Trina Trimm
Country Kids
Holt FL
trafford.com

Jennifer Troulis
Penelope and Priscilla and the City of the Banished
Dunellen NJ
www.twinmonkeyspress.com

Susan Troutt
The Child Pirate
Burlington KY
www.authorhouse.com

C.J. Trueheart
Twila Rootmen and the Legend of Lake Lorvine
Hamden CT
www.twilarootmen.com

C.J. Trueheart
Twila Rootmen and the Crystal of Enticir
Hamden CT
www.twilarootmen.com

Randy Turner
Devil’s Messenger
Joplin MO
www.devilsmessenger.com

Frances Anne Turney
War Happens In Your Heart
Grants Pass OR
xlibris.com

Wendy Van Horn
The Fancy Files: The Mostly True Story Of A Slightly Insane Girl
Lutz FL
www.thefancyfiles.com

Janey M Volden
Gabbra’s Song
Okanagan Falls BC Canada
www.janeyvolden.com

Phil Walch
Images
Santa Ana CA
authorhouse.com

James Wallace
Fryingpan Ghost Eagle 2
Wimberley TX
ghosteagles.com

Scott C. Waring
George’s Pond
Shin-Chuang city Taiwan, Republic of China
amazon.com

Marsha Warsaw
When You Dance with Rabitts
Bellflower IL
www.pleasantwordbooks.com

Kaye Washington
The Tale of The Magic Okra Seeds
San Leandro CA
www.authorhouse.com

Bels Watford
$100 Worth of Trouble
De Land FL
lulu.com

Shirley G. Webb Janet Moreland
Song of Love
North Haven CT
iuniverse.com

Sam Welch
What’s Your Problem Cowboy??
Rogue River OR

Darrell White
The Red Silk Thread
Alpine TX
amazon.com

David Widel Denis Plew
Mystery At Shark’s Teeth
Ephrata WA
www.amazon.com

Joyce Hall Williams Nancy West
Going to the Promise Land
Florence AL
www.buybooksontheweb.com

Frances Bries Wojnar
Eliza, An Iowa Pioneer
Concord CA
lulu.com

Mike Wolf
Dolphins Don’t Dream
Richland WA
www.dolphinsdontdream.com

D.K. Wood
Nightmare at Indian Cave
Corpus Christi TX
www.xlibris.com

Jack and Judith Woods
Towpath Adventures
Ronks PA
www.towpathadventures.com

James D. Yoder
Mudball Sam
Hesston KS
www.yoderbooks.com

V. Gilbert Zabel
The Base Stealers Club
Edmond OK
www.viviangilbrtzabel.com

Shawn Zachary
Tracy’s Landing
Elloree SC
amazon.com

Peter H. Zindler
Spirit Warrior
Ramona CA
peterzindler.com

Category Winners and Entrants

Grand Prize Winner
Children’s
Young Adult (YA)
Genre Fiction
Inspirational
Life Stories
Mainstream Fiction
Nonfiction
Poetry
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