17th Annual Self-Published Book Awards Winners - Middle-Grade/Young Adult

Announcing the Middle-Grade/Young Adult winners of the 17th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards.
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Middle-Grade/Young Adult Books

First Place:
Pamela Pizzimenti
The River Whispers
http://www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~51840.aspx
WindsorCA

Honorable Mentions:
Tom Weston
First Night
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0981941303
SharonMA

Christopher Mahoney
The Incredible Origins of the Onyx Sun
www.onyxsun.com
San FranciscoCA

Mark O'Rourke Chamberlain
Lawrence of Arabia: Writer & Warrior
www.realgrovvy.co.nz
Al-Khobar


Entrants:
Dr. Brian Haig & Jeffrey Haig

Unlock Your Educational Potential
www.MaximizeYourEducation.com
IrvineCA

Brenda Davis
The Incredible Book
PrinevilleOR

L W Lewis
Why Do Flies Eat Doggy Poop
www.lwlewispoetry.com
Lady LakeFL

Sam Connery
Uncle Willie And The Cheadle Cup
Friday HarborWA

Rosemarie Freebourn
The Golden Angel
ArgyleTX

Kalpanik S.
Welcome to the USA
www.welcome-to-usa.com
San DiegoCA

Kalpanik S.
California Adventures
San DiegoCA

Alberto Cappas
Never Too Late to Make a U-Turn
www.educationalpledge.com
New YorkNY

Alberto O. Cappas
Lessons For Myself
www.educationalpledge.com
New YorkNY

Fran Johnson
Mystery House
TullahomaTN

Belinda Senter Kingsley
Together Again
KellerTX

Barbara Carroll
The Mystery of the Moaning Banshee
outskirtspress.com/moaningbanshee
New YorkNY

Betsy Corona
Annie's Song
www.xulonpress.com
Grosse Pointe WoodsMI

Alice Gensler
Squiggie's Night Out
www.iuniverse.com
NelsonMO

Lila Joseph
The Boy Who Could Talk to Animals
http://outskirtspress.com/
ParkerCO

P. W. Cross
The Idea Miners: The Lost Lake Dig
www.theideaminers.com
Boiling SpringsPA

Mitch Taylor
The Camburin Seed
FresnoCA

C. J. Trueheart
Twila Rootmen and the Winter Witch
www.authorhouse.com
HamdenCT

Bonnie Ferron
Angelfire
www.amazon.com
Canoga ParkCA

Lisa Lynn Ramos
The Invincible Anita: Book One
www.amazon.com
FairburnGA

Holly Gaskin
A Little Company
www.amazon.com/Little-Company-Holly-E-Gaskin
Adams CenterNY

Sandra E. McBride
Finding Goliath And Fred
www.amazon.com
MechanicvilleNY

Dwayne Fuchs-Rice
Shades of Ember
www.iuniverse.com
LucasKY

Lisa Anne Reiss
The Curse of Amun-Ra
www.bbotw.com
SeldenNY

Elle Jauffret
The Smithsonian Library
http://ellejauffret.com
RockvilleMD

Ann Brophy
When I Moved Upstairs
www.xlibris.com
SouthportCT

Ann Brophy
To Catch A Ghost
www.authorhouse.com
SouthportCT

Harriet L. Klun
The Telling
www.authorhouse.com
PotomocMD

Judy Dianne Ferguson
Madison's Square Garden
www.53212.authorworld.com
WellingOK

Tom Kirkbridge
Book I Gamadin: Word of Honor
www.amazon.com
OceansideCA

Heather McPhaul
Raggedy Ann Heart
http://www.amazon.com/Raggedy-Ann-Heart-Heather-McPhaul/dp/1419686275/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1233518084&sr=8-1
Westlake VillageCA

Kristen Marée Cleary
The Secret of Starlight Landing
www.barnesandnoble.com
YonkersNY

C. L. Reynolds
The Secret In The Attic
http://www.amazon.com/SECRET-ATTIC-C-L-Reynolds/dp/1606479008/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1233849490&sr=1-1
SnellvilleGA

James L. Butler
Raptor Ravine
https://www.createspace.com/3365653
LanghornePA

Wouter F. Nunnink
Ba El Shebub's Gift Awakens, Book I "The Sound of the Gong"
So. BurlingtonVT

Gladys Young Blyth
Summer at the Cannery
Winfield

Jonathan Rigby
the Everstone
PortlandOR

Jonathan Rigby
Under the Stone
PortlandOR

Meghan M. Perri
Unspoken Things
GoshenNY

Alcott Germany II
Real World 101: Student Guide
http://www.amazon.com/Real-World-101-Student-Guide/dp/1419698087/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1237759177&sr=1-1
SouthfieldMI

Jennifer Miller
RASPUTIN'S REDEMPTION book 3
www.wolfgirl99.com
West HillsCA

Christy Wood
Ariel's Journey
icehorseadventures.com
SalemOR

Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin
Anna's World
http://www.amazon.com/Annas-World-Wim-Coleman/dp/1935178024/
LaredoTX

Lynn Tragesser McCollum
The Green School Caper, The Adventures of the Five Amigos
978-1-4327-2564-8
NetartsOR

Cassandra Kay
A Week in the Life of Mertyle
http://www.amazon.com/Week-Life-Mertyle-Cassandra-Kay/dp/1438940491/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239980261&sr=1-1
WeatherfordTX

R D Dennis Baird
The Brazen Serpent Chronicles: The Caduceus
EstacadaOR

Susan Violante
Innocent War
www.innocentwar.com
AustinTX

Chris Reynolds
Richie Radcliffs Fizz Cola Adventure
Boca RatonFL

Andrew K.J. Tan
The Student's Guide to Life
www.aktive.com.sg
Singapore

J Bean Palmer
The Cape Cod Witch and the Legend of the Pirate
amazon.com
East SandwichMA

Carl Joglar
THE PERILS OF QUAD
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookSearchResults.aspx?Search=the%20perils%20of%20quad
OgdenUT

Betty J. Myers
AUGUST WEBSTER AND THE SECRET OF CANDY ROCK MOUNTAIN
http://www.trafford.com
TucsonAZ

Victoria & Craig Weeden
Mia's Gift: A Muzzles the Manatee Story
http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Mia%27s+Gift%3A+A+Muzzles+the+Manatee+Story&x=13&y=19
Banner ElkNC

Brian Benjamin
Gravity Grover and The Wayward Weather One
http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/gravity-grover-the-wayward-weather-one/4001926
NoblesvilleIN

T. W. Olzinski
The Seropia Crystal
http://www.amazon.com/Seropia-Crystal-Tabitha-Olzinski/dp/1420847228/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1240796362&sr=8-1
MobileAL

Dheera Kitchlu
Maya
Mumbai

Tim St. John
Emma Points the Way
www.amazon.com
WestminsterCO

Karen Bell-Brege
Ghost Board Posse #1 London Screaming!
www.ghostboardposse.com
BrightonMI

Ted Ringer
Born with a Beard
http://www.wonderfulworldpublishing.com
LongmontCO

Susan Ruellan
The Lost Treasure of Finistere
www.nelsonpublishingandmarketing.com
BrightonMI

Carol Purroy
Tina Did It!
www.a-zpublishing.com
RenoNV

Jeremy Thomas Kunkel
Firefly Lily
www.asubtle.com
SterlingVA

Phyllis Meckley
Free Puppies
www.amazon.com
Las VegasNV

William A. Green
Thank you, Mr. Brown, and Merry Christmas
www.greenstreetgifts.com
Strawberry PointIA

Norma L. Betz
Dear John
www.authorhouse.com
ManahawkinNJ

Holly Stacey
The Fairie Conspiracies
www.amazon.co.uk
LawfordEssex

R. J. Wease
We Are Human
www.authorhouse.com
JoshuaTX

Keri Fry
Brooklyn and Braden
GainesvilleTX

Shirley Pierce Bostrom
Abby's Dilemma
MarlboroughCT

Jennifer Charron Ward
Running Home
www.jennifercharronwardbooks.com
BerkleyMI

Richard L. Cave
The Good Ship Waldo
www.mspbooks.com
HendersonTN

Marie Osburn Reid
Spirit Basket, Over 200 Years of Adventure in Alaska
www.authorhouse.com
FairbanksAK

Bruce Holmberg
The White Gorilla - Asylum Falls
Des PlainesIL

Adam Teachout
The Pandora's Box Trilogy: Book One: Into The Void
http://search.barnesandnoble.com
OlympiaWA

Jan Shaffer
A Summoning Stone Book One: The Prophecy
www.asummoningstone.com
PlainfieldIN

Suzy Hopkins
The Extraordinary Summer Of The White Horse
SacramentoCA

Jack W. Regan
T'Aragam
www.jackregan.blogspot.com
WalkerMI

Walter T. Hughes
Ghosts Of Misery Island
www.barnesandnoble.com
MemphisTN

Sue C. Hughey
Herby's Secret Formula
www.herbyssecretformula.com
Grand JunctionCO

Athena Thompson
The St. Clair Twins: The Forbidden Truths
www.athenathompson.com
PrescottAZ

Ben Graham
Ending in Angels
www.endinginangels.com
YpsilantiMI

Glen R. Aitken, Jr.
The Spell-Caster's Curse: A Wizard Rising
http://stores.lulu.com/glenaitken
Port St LucieFL

Daniel Andretti
Stationery Wars
www.dansbooks.org
E BrunswickNJ

R. Dennis Baird
The Brazen Serpent Chronicles: Talon of LIght
EstacadaOR

Halina Bochynek
A Beagle's Tale
http://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=56337
Pisgah ForestNC

Molly Roe (pen name of Mary Slaby)
Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires
http://www.tribute-books.com/
DallasPA

Helen Bonney
'The Woppapotamus from Titan'
www.amazon.co.uk/Woppapotamus from Titan-Helen-Bonney/dp/1905621981
Linton, Cambs

Nona Burroughs Babcock
Little Wolf's Adventure
www.iuniverse.com
ClintonMT

Anthony R. Cardno
The Firflake - A Christmas Story
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000101935
NewtonNJ

Tina Field Howe
The TrailFolk of Xunar-kun, Book Two in the Tellings of Xunar-kun
http://www.amazon.com/TrailFolk-Xunar-kun-Book-Two-Tellings/dp/0976858541/ref=sr_oe_3_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1239903513&sr=1-3
CorningNY

Ned White
Calling Out Your Name
www.annaandsaddie.com
OrdNE

Fred
Mickey Mantle: Rookie in Pinstripes
www.amazon.com
SykesvilleMD

Tad Troilo
Rosie Fights the Twisted Wind
http://www.amazon.com/Rosie-Fights-Twisted-Wind-Troilo/dp/1436380790
PrincetonNJ

Shiraz
Defenders of the Scroll
Mississauga

Ellen Harveaux
The Secret of Ghost Island
www.historymysteryforkidz.com
Bayonet PointFL

Dave Lieber
The Best of The Black Cow: Great Writing by Great Kids
KellerTX

Jane R. Wood
Voices in St. Augustine
www.janewoodbooks.com
JacksonvilleFL

Jane R. Wood
Adventures on Amelia Island: A Pirate, A Princess and Buried Treasure
www.janewoodbooks.com
JacksonvilleFL

Jane R. Wood
Trouble on the St. Johns River
www.janewoodbooks.com
JacksonvilleFL

Jim Chrisman
Substitute Wizard
http://www.substitutewizard.com
West HillsCA

Bonnie Jean Schaefer
The Dream Doers and the Summer of Secrets
http://www.TheDreamDoers.com
TobaccovilleNC

Ellen Langas Campbell
Smart Alex (Book 3 of the Girls Know How® series)
http://www.girlsknowhow.com/
DowningtownPA

Holly Moulder
A Cord of Three Strands
SharpsburgGA

Ted Ringer
Gus Goes West
http://www.wonderfulworldpublishing.com
LongmontCO

Sandra K-Horn
The Rabbit Trap
www.amazon.com/Rabbit-Trap-Sandra-Kucinich-Horn/dp/1434337022/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1242249630&sr=8-3
ColumbusOH

Keith Robinson
Island of Fog
http://www.islandoffog.com
ChickamaugaGA

Sheryl Mallory-Johnson
L.A. Summer: Friends 'Til The Blood End
sherylmallory-johnson.com
Chula VistaCA

Rod Farrington
Spinners Curse of the Bermuda Abyss Episode III
www.amazon.com
Bossier CityLA

Rod Farrington
Spinners Curse of the Bermuda Abyss Episode II
Bossier CityLA

Gerri Rudner and Suzan Jaffe
The Fake Birthday
www.amazon.com
Fort LauderdaleFL

Russ Woody
The Wheel of Nuldoid
www.nuldoid.com
Studio CityCA

ZooDoc
War Star Rising!
www.amazon.com
OrlandCA

Rod Farrington
Spinners The Lost Treasure of Bermuda Episode I
www.amazon.com
Bossier CityLA

Wilfried Lippmann
The Trial of the Indermitten Seven
www.wglippmannbooks.com
OlympiaWA

Karen Sullivan Scheffe
How the Invisible Suzy Turned Amazing
www.authorhouse.com
PlymouthMN

Anna Genover-Mas
The Grumpy Gardener
BarcelonaCAT

Sandy Winnett
Little Beth and the Snow Angel
www.mysnowangel.com
HurstTX

Kathleen M. Schurman
Locket's Meadow- Captain of the Dance
www.amazon.com
BethonyCT

Donna Nordmark Aviles
Peanut Butter For Cupcakes: A True Story From the Great Depression
www.orphantrainbook.com
HockessinDE

Donna Nordmark Aviles
Fly Little Bird, FLY!
www.orphantrainbook.com
HockessinDE

Donna Nordmark Aviles
Beyond The Orphan Train
www.orphantrainbook.com
HockessinDE

Drake Highlander
What NOT to Do When You Find a Spaceship
www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~53775.aspx
AtlantaGA

Amanda Kostro
The Dark Princess
RiversideIL

Lady Ellen
Persephane Pendrake and the Cimaruta
amazon.com
BarrieOntario

Gloria S. McMillion
Whirlwinds Whirl Around
www.iuniverse.com
AmeliaVA

Diane Saks
Another Day of Infamy
www.iuniverse.com
ChandlerAZ

Beth Pond
Picking Up the Pieces
www.amazon.com
ConwayAR

Jan Shaffer
A Summoning Stone Book Two: Vision Caster
www.lulu.com
PlainfieldIN

Sylvia Vallace
Silver's Gift Ramblings of the Mad Woman
www.ramblingsofthemadwoman.com
KaysvilleUT

Hazel Spire
Arrowhead's Lost Hoard
www.hazelspire.com
The ColonyTX

John Tkac
Whispers from the Bay
www.whispersfromthebay.com
Delray BeachFL

K. Lynn Stokes
Clouded Visions
http://www.iuniverse.com/Bookstore/BookDetail.aspx?BookId=SKU-000067647
Dubai

Harold Torok
To Save American From Rural Decay
ChattanoogaTN

Marjorie H. White
Stories of a Dog Named Misty
MillburyMA

Larry Cole
Don't Blame Me
FarmingtonMI

Dennis M. Clausen
My Christmas Attic
www.iuniverse.com
EscondidoCA

Jessi Thind (Jay Singh)
Once Upon a Time In A Forest Far Away
Greenfield ParkQC

Natalya LaBauve-Williams
What It Do!
www.amazon.com
LathropCA

Yolanda Pascal
Where Angels Fear To Tread
www.amazon.com/Where-Angels-Fear-Tread-Emprise/dp/0595509533/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&5=books&9
Long BeachCA

Yolanda Pascal
Where Angels Fear To Tread
www.amazon.com/Where-Angels-Fear-Tread-Emprise/dp/0595509533/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&5=books&9
Long BeachCA

Leonard Michael Spacek
Sophomore: Breaking The Cycle
www2.xlibris.com
SolonOH

Steve O'Brien
Elijah's Corn: A Lesson for Life
AandNPublishing.com
WashingtonDC

Arthur T. Lee
Partners Again: A Sotry about imagination, cookies, chalk dust, murder, blue diamonds, and family!
www.arthurtlee.com
PoulsboWA

Briana Rachelle (on book)/ Briana Banos
16: And Still Living
HomesteadFL

L.P. Chase (pseudonym) Lynn Staiano (legal name)
Elliot Stone and the Mystery of the Backyard Treasure
www.bbotw.com/product.aspx?ISBN=0-7414-4804-1 or www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_b?ur
SmithtownNY

Sara M. Millard
The Adventures of Sally on Barclay Mountain
www.authorhouse.com
New AlbanyPA

Darwin McBeth Walton
Dance, Kayla!
www.authorhouse.com
LombardIL

Lori E. Mazzola
Tales of the Tree People "Tree Kings"
www.lulu.com
CoarsegoldCA

Mary Kay Abbott
Pearl of Baxter Grove
www.amazon.com or www.booksurge.com
San DiegoCA

Anne Patrice brown; pseudonym (aka D. Anne Brown)
The Dumari Chronicles: Year Two
www.dumarichronicles.com
ImperialMO

Lisa Lopez
Love finds a way
LyndhurstOH

CL Dautel
Beyond Seaside
http://www.beyondseaside.com/
College StationTX

CL Dautel
Road to Havla
http://www.roadtohavla.com/
College StationTX

Pamela Bauer Mueller
Aloha Crossing
www.pinatapub.com
Jekyll IslandGA

Tanisha Danyette Brandon
From a Caterpillar to a Butterfly
http://www.amazon.com/Caterpillar-Butterfly-Tanisha-Danyette-Brandon/dp/1432722352
SeattleWA

Schubert
Pacific City
www.lulu.com
Pacific CityOR

Eleanor T Beaty
Through The Eyes of Darkness
http://www.amazon.com/Through-Eyes-Darkness-Eleanor-Beaty/dp/0955650062/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1238177825&sr=8-1
MiamiFL

Cheryl Carpinello
Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend
http://www.outskirtspress.com/Guinevere
LittletonCO

Gianna Scannell
Tomorrow Will Never Come
White SalmonWA

Amanda Lee Bogart
Fantasy Fighters I: Flicker of Light
www.fantasyfightersonline.com
North Palm BeachFL

Diana Hurwitz
Mythikas Island Book One: Diana
www.DianaHurwitz.com
FishersIN

Ellen Tisdel McKinsey
JOFI: StarSeeker
www.amazon.com
Crescent CityCA

Jeffrey A Betman
The Kidbot Kaper: Mike and Jessie Meet their Match
www.Kidbatkapers.com
Farmington HillsMI

Bonnie Raine
Islands
www.amazon.com
West ChathamMA

Anthony J Mirarchi
Cristo's Chronicles - Book One - The King's Challenge
TitusvillePA

J.M. Reep
Leah
www.lulu.com/content/5541164
San AntonioTX

Harold Torok
One Great American Eagle
ChattanoogaTN

Kyle L Higgins
Any On of Us
www.xlibris.com
ComptonCA

Lynda Lippman Lockhart
Oodles of Poodles of Dark Corner
www.booksurge.com
St PetersburgFL

Linda Massola
The Secret of the Emu Plains
BympieQueensland

Kent D Walsh
Disrupted Ambitions
www.amazon.com
YacoltWA

Karen Chilton
The Haunting on Devil's Den Road
www.ghostgirlsbooks.com
WakefieldRI

Lucy Hulme
Passages
St PaulMN

W.K. Hawkins
My Weird Family Series: My Vampire Cousin
www.lilyruthpublishing.com
ParisTX

Arnold Rudnick
E.S. Pete: Sixth Grade Sense
www.espete.com
Sherman OaksCA

Stef (aka Joanne Hughson)
Be Careful What You Wish For . . .
www.gwenstef.com
North WalesPA

M. Carol Coffey
ZOE LUCKY and the Green Gables' Mystery
VeniceFL

Peter H. Framson and Amy Tucker Carroll
Space Junk: The Future is Yesterday
http://www.amazon.com/Space-Junk-Yesterday-Amy-Tucker-Carroll/dp/0974652202/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1233178112&sr=1-1
North PotomacMD

Dan Borengasser
Whiskers' Pond
www.amazon.com
SpringdaleAR

Arnita C Wright
The Stone
http://www.myspace.com/faithwriter
TopekaKS

Joseph Randell Sherman
The Legend Of Albion
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1439220190/ref%3Dnosim/cpstatscom-20
Requiao

Nibi Soto
Beyond the Map's Boundary
www.beyondthemapsboundary.com
South WeberUT

Charles Streams
The Soul Alliance: The Thorn of Gooze
www.amazon.com
ProvoUT