Simone LaFray and the Red Wolves of London, the second book in S.P. O’Farrell’s middle-grade mystery series about French junior spy Simone LaFray, was a three-time finalist or award-winner this season.
Dr. Drew Palacio’s Shrieks and Sounds and Things Abound: The Quiet Wants of Julien J., a children’s book about a boy whose favorite superhero teaches him how to tolerate distraction and focus on his favorite things, was a Silver Winner in the Nautilus Book Awards for Children’s Illustrated / Fiction, Ages 6-9 Years.
Emily Langhorne’s The Lonely Daffodil, a children’s book about a daffodil who finds friends despite being separated from its its brethren, received two accolades from the Eric Hoffer Book Awards.
Julia Sullivan’s Bone Necklace, a story of America’s final “Indian War” told from multiple perspectives, is a finalist in the Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Awards’ Best Novel and Best First Western Novel categories. Winners will be announced in June.