Wednesday, August 27, 2008

2009 California High School Collection!

Kelly and I received some wonderful news this week. Our California-based books, Graffiti Girl and Top Ten Uses for an Unworn Prom Dress, have been selected to be listed in the 2009 California High School Collection!


California Readers is a group of educators, librarians, authors, artists, parents, book sellers, and business representatives whose main goal is to connect California authors and artists with students and teachers in the Los Angeles area. The guidelines in which to be selected for this honor ranges from having to be a California author or illustrator to meeting the criteria of excellent literature to raising awareness about issue important to California.

Please peruse the list to see what other great books were selected:

CALIFORNIA COLLECTION

Kelly and I are both super-proud to receive this recognition, and want to thank California Readers!

12 fresh comments:

Janie Emaus said...

Congratulations to both of you!

Janie

Natalie Hatch said...

Congratulations.

stephhale said...

Yay, congrats!

TinaFerraro said...

Thanks, Janie, Natalie & Steph!

Kelly Parra said...

Thanks Everyone! We're thrilled!

Wendy Toliver said...

Great news! Congrat's from two states over. :)

TinaFerraro said...

Thanks, Wendy, and I just came back from the PO--mailed your contest winning prize of GRIEF GIRL to you!

C.R. Evers said...

whooooo hooooo!!! Congratulations!

jennifer rummel said...

Woo Woo. way to go!!!
awesome news

C. Leigh Purtill said...

Many congrats to you! And thanks to your post, I just discovered that my first novel, LOVE, MEG is also on that list! Yay for all of us! :)

TinaFerraro said...

Thanks Christy and Jennifer, and congrats to you, too, C. Leigh!

cindy said...

wow, that is so exciting and awesome! congrats to you both! and happy long weekend!! =D