First Annual Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards Ceremony

         A total of 862 entries were received from authors and publishers in 45 U.S. states, 6 Canadian provinces, and 7 countries overseas, all hoping to nab a Moonbeam Award. At the ceremony on November 3, held in Chicago’s Harold Washington Public Library, the lucky 118 winners participated in a fantastic evening of celebrating reading and storytelling, called “Bookstalk.” What a Great event!!!!

 

      The Medals and Certificates given to the winning authors!

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Attention!!!!

Calling both veteran and aspiring children’s authors! The Second Annual Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, presented by Jenkins Publishing Group, are now underway. Jenkins is looking for unique and inspiring stories for our youth living in today’s society. If you feel as though you are up to this challenge, apply online at

www.moonbeamawards.com. The Early Bird deadline is June 15, 2008 and the final deadline is August 16, 2008.