Wyndano’s Shortlisted for Two Ben Franklin Awards!

A. R. SilverberryThrilling news! Wyndano’s Cloak, was selected as a finalist in two of the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Awards, the Juvenile/Young Adult prize, and the Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Children’s/Young Adult). Winners will be announced, on the eve of Book Expo America, during an awards ceremony, May 23, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY. See link below for a full list of finalists.

 I’ve got a busy two months lined up! I’ll be making a special guest appearance at the Jacob’s Heart Book Drive in Aptos, CA, Saturday, May 14th. New or gently used children’s books, teen novels, activity books, and art books are welcome. Free zumba classes and instruction will be offered all day, along with food and great raffle prizes from local businesses. I’ll be signing copies of Wyndano’s Cloak. Pick up a copy for yourself, and buy one for a Jacob’s Heart child. Donated books will go to needy children through Jacob’s Heart, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and support their families in the challenges they face. The event, from 10 AM – 2 PM, is at the Aptos Curves, 7960 Aptos, CA 95003. See press release below for details.

I’ll be appearing at the following Barnes and Noble stores in May and June!

    • May 15, Westgate Barnes and Noble District-Wide School Book Fair, 1 – 3 PM
    • May 22, Westgate Barnes and Noble, Middle School Book Fair, 1 – 3 PM
    • May 28, Pruneyard Barnes and Noble, Author Appearance, 1 – 4 PM
    • June 11, Stevens Creek Barnes and Noble, Author Appearance, 1 – 4 PM
    • June 25, Westgate Barnes and Noble, Author Appearance, 1 – 3 PM

I hope to see you there!


Jacob’s Heart Press Release: http://www.prlog.org/11478466-jacobs-heart-book-drive-coming-to-village-square-center.html


Ben Franklin Award Finalists: http://www.ibpa-online.org/pubresources/benfrank2011_finalist.aspx

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