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CLASSICS a FINALIST in the 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards

June 15, 2017

Fiza Pathan Publishing OPC Private Limited and Fiza Pathan are proud to announce that CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them has been named a FINALIST in the 2017 Literary Classics Book Awards. The final awards will be announced on July 1, 2017. The Press Release from CLC Awards is given below. Congratulations to all authors who made the FINALIST list.

2017 Book Award Recipients Announced I (1)


Release Date: June 15, 2017


Literary Classics


Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Top Book Award Finalists


Rapid City, SD –  The annual tradition continues with the arrival of one of the most anticipated moments in the world of children’s and young adult literature. The 2017 Literary Classics Book Award Finalists and Top Honors Book Awards Finalists have been announced. Selected from submissions by entrants around the globe, these distinguished honorees are recognized for their contributions to the craft of writing, illustrating, and publishing exceptional literature for a youth audience. In this highly competitive industry these books represent the foremost in literature in their respective categories.

The competition this year was tremendous, and we congratulate all of the finalists for their outstanding and inspiring work. Final awards, categories and levels will be announced on July 1, 2017. All Silver, Gold and Top Honors award recipients will be invited to attend a writers’ conference, awards ceremony, formal gala, and authors’ book signing to be held in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival, Labor Day Weekend, 2017.

The Literary Classics selection committee is proud to recognize this year’s titles in literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics award selection committee.



Natalie Allison   A Shift Toward Prey   Primedia E-launch LLC

Lis Anna-Langston  Tupelo Honey  Mapleton Publishers

Kay Beth Avery   Unbroken Spirits   Western Reflections Publishing

Terry John Barto   Nickerbacher   TJB KIDS

Cassandra Briskman   If You Wish   Waterside Productions

Caytlyn  Brooke   Dark Flowers   BHC Press imprint H20

Nicholas Cappas   Heaven Breaks In   Kingdom Press

Mukuka Chipanta   A Casualty of Power    Weaver Press

Penelope Anne Cole   In and Out, All ‘Round About – Opposite Friends   Magical Book Works

Susan Count   Mary’s Song   Hastings Creations Group

C Crawford   Tales of Mr. Snuggywhiskers: The Spring Tales   Lauco Press

Ronan Cray   Dust Eaters North   Abrasax Press

Dayle Dabney   Corinne’s Fin   Headline Books

JODY A. DEAN, Ph.D.   Roxie the Doxie Finds her Forever Home   Tally Ho Publishing

Louis DeGrado   The Calling of the Protectors, The Legend of Chief   IUniverse

Chess Desalls   The Call to Search Everywhen   Czidor Lore, LLC

Susan Doherty Hannaford   A Secret Music    Cormorant Books

Martha Driscoll   Nosey’s Wild Ride on the Belle of Louisville   Driscoll Publishing

D. G.  Driver   No One Needed to Know   Amazon

Carmela Dutra   Little Katie Goes to the Moon   Pegasus Pony

Murray Eiland Jr   The Sword of Telemon   Amazon

M.J. Evans   The Stone of Mercy-Book 1 of the Centaur Chronicles    Dancing Horse Press

Cindy Farwell   Milk Bottles and Mud Pies   Tate Publishing

Kevin Foster   The Gospel According To Ruth: A Season of Harvest 121 Days of Devotions  Carpenter’s Son

Gregory A. Fournier   Terror in Ypsilanti: John Norman Collins Unmasked   Wheatmark, Inc.

SJ Francis   Shattered Lies   Black Opal Books

Scott Graffius   Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions   CreateSpace

Jean Guthrie   Mystical Aria: Seeking the Gallion Queen   Sojourn Publishing, LLC

Paul Haddad   Skinny White Freak   Independent

Constance Hale   Iwalani’s Tree   BeachHouse Publishing

Rebecca Hammond Yager  Beauty and the Beast    Amazon/CreateSpace

JD Harper   Glint   CreateSpace

Pamela Hartley   The Seasons of a Giant   CreateSpace

Melanie Hooyenga   The Slope Rules   CreateSpace

K. B. Hoyle   Criminal  The Writer’s Coffee Shop

C.M. Huddleston   Greg’s Second Adventure in Time   Interpreting Time’s Past PRESS

Dorothea Jensen   A Buss from Lafayette   BQB Publishing

Kenny Chumbley Jim McGuiggan   The Green Children   Prairie Papers

Jenna Elizabeth Johnson   Faeborne    Create Space

K.S. Jones   Black Lightning   Mirror World Publishing

PM Kelly   Dream Butterflies   Bookbaby

Germany Kent   You Are What You Tweet: Harness The Power of Twitter…   Star Stone Press

Shannon Kirk   The Extraordinary Journey of Vivienne Marshall   Reputation Books

Joni Klein-Higger   Coby Ryan Harris Is Officially Fat   Guardian Angel Publishing

S.A. Larsen   Motley Education    Leap Books, LLC

Wendy Leighton-Porter   Max’s Christmas Adventure   Mauve Square Publishing

Wendy Leighton-Porter   The Shadow Book Series   Mauve Square Publishing

Jacqui Letran   5 Simple Questions to Reclaim Your Happiness!   A Healed Mind

Janelle Diller Lisa Travis   Pack-n-Go Girls Adventure Series   WorldTrek Publishing

Chris Mason   Ten Little Monsters Standing in a Line   Smashwords

Hiba Masood   Drummer Girl   Daybreak Press

Lisa McCombs   Bombs Bursting in Air   Headline Books

Susan Morrison   A Medieval Woman’s Companion: Women’s Lives…   Oxbow Books

AC Moyer   All Sleep   Aurelia Press

Loretta Neff Sip   Tea with Mad Hatter   Neff Publishing, LLC

Katy Newton Naas   Guardian   Clean Reads

Bryan Ney   Calamity Jane, How the West Began    Dragon Tree Books

Amanda Noll   Hey That’s MY Monster!   Flashlight Press

Lisa Anne Novelline   Piccadilly and the Waltzing Wind   Self Published

Marina Osipova   A Cruel Romance    iUniverse

Christina Pages   Lucy in her Secret Wood   Waldorf

Wolfgang Parker   Crime Cats, the Dusenbury Curse   Rogue Agent Publishing

Fiza Pathan   CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them   Fiza Pathan Publishing

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000035_00006]      2017 finalist FB

Regina Puckett   I Will Breathe   Punk & Sissy Publications

Patricia Reding   Ephemeral and Fleeting    Scripta Manent Publishing

Marc Remus   Magora The Gallery of Wonders   Misty Moon Books / Marc Remus

Katelynn Renteria   The Other Side of the Law   Sarah Book Publishing

Diane Mae Robinson   Sir Princess Petra’s Mission   Tate Publishing

Garry Rogers   Birds of Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona   Self Published

J.R. Roper   The Tower Below   CHBB Publishing

Hayley Rose   Fifo 50 States   Flowered Press

Walter Scherr   WALTER’s WAY: How a Relief Kid Survived TB…    Wiley

Gary Schwartz   The King of Average    Bunny Moon Books

Sheila Slavich   Jumpin’ the Rails!    Xlibris

Natalie Rekstad Sophie Lynn   The Secret Adventures of Anonymouse   Black Fox Philanthropy, LLC

Leigh St John   Quantum Lace  Self-Published

Teresa  Stern   Grocery Store Alphabet Game   Sarah Book Publishing

Beverly Stowe McClure   A Family for Leona   4RV Publishing LLC

Lynne Stringer   Once Confronted   Rhiza Press

Danielle Vann   The Whizbang Machine   Waldorf Publishing

Stephan von Clinkerhoffen   Stig’s Flight of Encounters: The Hidden City of Chelldrah-ham   Createspace

Diana Walker   Hopping to America: A Rabbit’s Tale of Immigration   Headline Books

Emma Warner-Reed   DOTTY and the Chimney Thief    Calendar House Press

Julie Whitley   Secrets of the Home Wood: the Sacrifice   FriesenPress

Molly & Gary Whitney   Thistle Downe   Bright Sky Press

Steve Wilson   Eye of Charybdis   White Feather Press

Allen Wolf   Hooked   Morning Star Publishing

Heather Wood Galpert   My Pancakes Taste Different Today   Wagon Wheel Productions

  1. Congratulations and very good luck Fiza.
    xxx Huge Hugs xxx

  2. Congratulations, Fiza and good luck.

  3. Ajay Singh permalink

    Hello Fiza, Congrats on your achievement . All the best to you on all your future ventures as well

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