Category Archives: Book Awards & Honors

Book awards, and other ways in which the book has been acknowledged.

SILVER – Literary Classics

This is a rather special award.  The Literary Classics Awards are given only to books that have distinguished themselves for children. The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty just won the Silver Medal in the 2015 Literary Classics Book Award … Continue reading

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FINALIST – Best Indie Book Awards

What an interesting award! The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty just won 3rd Place (a FINALIST award) in the 2015 Best Indie Book Awards contest. The book was entered in the Young Adult category. What made this award so … Continue reading

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GOLD MEDAL – Readers’ Favorite

  We just learned that The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty won a Gold Medal in the Readers’ Favorite Book Contest. The book was entered in the Fantasy Category. The Awards will be given out on November 21st at special … Continue reading

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BOOK of the YEAR – Independent Author Network

The final results of the Independent Author Network’s Book of the Year Awards have been announced. WE WON! They declared The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty to be the Book of the Year (1st place) for 2015. The book was … Continue reading

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OUTSTANDING – Independent Author Network

We just received notice that The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty has been declared the OUTSTANDING YOUNG ADULT NOVEL in the Independent Author Network Book of the Year Contest. The book was also entered into the Fantasy Category where … Continue reading

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SEMI-FINALIST – Kindle Book Awards

We just received notice that The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty has been declared a semi-finalist in the 2015 Kindle Book Awards Contest. The next round will be on September 1st, when they declare the Finalists.  Then on October … Continue reading

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AWARD – Literary Classics Book Review

  What a nice thing to receive this acknowledgement from Literary Classics Book Review.  This is classified as an ‘editorial review’ and I appreciate it very much!   Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the book The Universe Builders, … Continue reading

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RUNNER-UP – New York Book Festival

  Another nice award for The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty! We have just been informed the book was awarded the 1st Runner-Up position in the New York Book Festival.  It was entered in their Science Fiction Category. The awards … Continue reading

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FINALIST – International Book Awards

More good news:  The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty has just been declared a FINALIST in the 2015 International Book Awards Contest. It was entered in the Young Adult Fiction Category. Thank you very much!  

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WINNER – San Francisco Book Festival

More good news:  The Universe Builders: Bernie and the Putty has just been declared a WINNER in the 2015 San Francisco Book Festival. It was entered into the Science Fiction Category. We have been invited to awards ceremony on May 23 … Continue reading

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