Honouring the Buffalo wins IPPY Award

Honouring the Buffalo wins another international award – a Silver Medal in the IPPY Canada-West – Best Regional Non-Fiction.

Congrats to Ray Lavallee’s memory and family and to Mike Keepness!

Thanks Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing!

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2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists – http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=2175

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Convictions nominated for Foreword INDIES Book Award

Congratulations: You’re a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist!

Forword Indies Nomination

By now, you’ve probably already found your book listed among the finalists for the 2016 INDIES. This was a particularly competitive year for the INDIES, and being named a finalist makes your book one of the best of 2016. Congratulations!

The winners will be announced on June 24.


Convictions featured in “Best Books for Kids & Teens”

Convictions is featured in the Fall 2016 issue of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s “Best Books for Kids & Teens”.


“Best Books for Kids & Teens” is your guide to the best new Canadian books, magazines, audio and video for children and teens. Whether you’re stocking a bookshelf in a classroom, library or at home, every title in this guide has been given the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s stamp of approval.

Expert committees of educators, booksellers, school and public librarians from across Canada have handpicked the materials.




We received one copy in the mail today, but you can order your own on their website: http://bookcentre.ca/product/bbkt-2016-fall-edition/.

Convictions Wins Gold Moonbeam Award!

Convictions wins Gold Moonbeam Award in the YA Fiction – Historical/Cultural category! 

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Announcing the Results of the 2016 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards


Jenkins Group is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Launched in 2007, the awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading. Congratulations to all the winners!



Judith Silverthorne Travels to High Plains Bookfest & Awards Gala

static1.squarespace.comJudith Silverthorne heads to Billings, Montana from October 6-9 to attend the High Plains Bookfest and Awards Gala

The book Honouring the Buffalo is a finalist in both the Art and Photography and Children’s Book categories.

She’ll also participate on panels at the Bookfest on Saturday, Oct 8.

  • 10:00 am: Art & Photography Award Nominees

Location: Murdock Gallery, Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 N 27th St

  • 1:00 pm: Children’s Book Award Nominees

Location: 1st Floor Story Tower, Billings Public Library, 510 N Broadway

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“Participation made possible through Creative Saskatchewan’s Market and Export Development Grant Program”