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Awards and Notes

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Theodocia McClean is the administrator of Global Bookmarketing Network. She has given my books positive reviews, and in March 2021 she recognized me for my multicultural and multilingual achievements in writing. I am very thankful for her support. See one of her posts here.

50LANGUAGES LLC, 2018, wrote one post per week, in Spanish and English, about the language and culture of the people who speak that language.

Young Writers Conference at William Penn University, March 6, 2018, presented to young students representing 25 schools.

Adhoc Language Research out of Madrid, Spain, 2016-2018. Collaborated to convert Mommy and Mikel Go for a Walk into learning lessons for an online education program.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Iowa Conference (SCBWI) October 7-9, 2016, in Des Moines. Participated and offered books for sale.

Kabuki Helps, Fall 2014 represented my books at a conference where Toys for Tots selected items for their drive., included with Participating Authors in an online database of resources about books and authors used by teachers, librarians, and students in over 30,000 schools.

KCCI-TV8 Story and Video reading my book to Samuelson Elementary students, January 2014.

Book Trailer Video on Indies Unlimited (Mommy and Mikel's book trailer was voted "Book Trailer of the Month" for March 2015 by Indies Unlimited.)

The Twin Lakes Civitan Club in Mountain Home, AR is again collecting new and gently used children’s books, to 6th grade reading level, for distribution to special needs students in our communities: Donated 25 of original Mommy and Mikel books.

Multicultural Children's Book Day (MCBD) is an organization that features my interests and dedication

Book Marketing Global Network feature 2020

The US Review of Books reviewed all three of my books.

Amanda the Panda Grief and Loss Center collaborated to celebrate a family event. I read Surprise in Auntie's Garden to those participating!


Surprise in Auntie's Garden!

Surprise in Auntie's Garden!

Honorable Mention from Children's Literature Independently Published Principals' Award (CLIPPA) 2014, for K-2 Childrens Books for Surprise in Auntie's Garden/¡Sorpresa en el jardín de la tía! in the categories of biology and language — bi-lingual English/Spanish.


Everything is Different

Purple Dragonfly Book Honorable MentionI received an Honorable Mention in the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards, presented by Five Star Publications.