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The Golden Rule is a Finalist in the Reader Views 2017 Literary Awards

Treat Others the Way You’d Like to be Treated

So thrilled to receive notification from the 2016-2017 Reader Views Literary Awards that The Golden Rule is a Finalist!  Congrats to all the Finalists!

Award placement will be announced in a couple of weeks… Please stay tuned!

LITERARY AWARDS FINALISTS FOR 2016-2017

(ORDER DOES NOT INDICATE PLACEMENT)

Children – Early Reader, Age 6 To 8

Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home by Jody A. Dean PhD, Tally Ho Publishing
The Golden Rule by Sherrill S. Cannon, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency
Zealy and Whubba Go Fishing by Roe DePinto, Outskirts Press

 

Sherrill S. Cannon’s 45 Awards… Please enjoy!

 Sherrill S. Cannon’s Award-Winning Books – http://www.sherrillcannon.com

Treat Others the Way You'd Like to be Treated

Treat Others the Way You’d Like to be Treated

Winner of 6 Awards, The Golden Rule What if you treated others the way you’d like to be treated?  What if everyone did that?  What kind of world could there be? What is this “Golden Rule”, and what does it mean?  Please join in the children’s quest to discover how to follow The Golden Rule and meet many of the classroom friends you have met in previous books! The book has received a Book Excellence Award Gold Medal, a Children’s Literary Classics Silver Medal plus Seal of Approval, a Mom’s Choice Silver, a Readers Favorite Finalist Award and a Pinnacle Achievement Award.   ISBN 978-1-68181-326-4 – $12.50

 Winner of 5 AwardsWinner of 5 Awards, Mice & Spiders & Webs…Oh My! illustrates the importance of being a good listener. It also is a cute introduction to basic computer terms. Rosemary is worried about returning to school, after her teacher has warned the class that they would soon have some mice, spiders and webs in the classroom.  Could Rosemary have misunderstood something? It has won a Global eBook Gold Medal, a Bronze Medal in the FAPA Awards, a Readers’ Favorite H.M. Award, a Reader Views Reviewers Choice H.M, and also a Pinnacle Achievement Award. ISBN 978-1-63135-949-1 – $13.00

Winner of 9 Awards!

Winner of 9 Awards!I

 Winner of 9 Awards, My Fingerpaint Masterpiece deals with perspective, perception and self-esteem as a child fingerpaints artwork in class, and later discovers it as part of the town’s Art Contest.  It has won a 2014 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal in Children’s K-3, as well as their Illustrations Award, a double Finalist in the Next Generation Indie Awards, a National Indie Excellence Award, a Global eBook Bronze Medal, a Reviewer’s Choice H.M., as well as a Children’s Literary Classics Seal of Approval and a Pinnacle Achievement Award  ISBN 978-1-62857-288-9 – $12.50

Manner-Man 10 Awards

Manner-Man 10 Awards

Winner of 10 awards: Winner of the 2014 CLIPP Principals’ Award, the KART Kids Book List, the                       Reviewers Choice Award, the Los Angeles Book Festival, a Global eBook Silver Medal; as well as a 2013 Readers Favorite Silver Medal, National Indie Excellence Finalist, a Pinnacle Achievement Award, and H.M. in the London Book Fair and Rebecca’s Reads Awards. Manner-Man is a Superhero who helps children cope with bullies, and teaches them how to look within themselves for their own superhero. ISBN 1-62212-478-7   –  $12.50

Winner of 5 Awards

Winner of 5 Awards

Winner of 5 awards: Winner of the 2013 Global eBook Silver Medal, Indie Excellence Finalist and Reader Views Finalist Awards as well as the 2012 Readers Favorite Silver Medal Award and the 2012 Pinnacle Achievement Winner Award. Gimme-Jimmy is about how a bully learns to share.  His “New Polite Rule” helps him learn to make friends. ISBN 978-1-61897-267-5   –  $13.00

What is the Magic Word?

What is the Magic Word?

Winner of 6 awards: Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Gold Medal, 2011 Pinnacle Achievement Award Winner, 2011 Global Finalist Award, 2012 Reader Views Second Place, 2012 International Book Awards Finalist, and 2012 Next Generation Indie Finalist. Elisabeth needs to learn The Magic Word  “Please”, and to use it every day. Please and Thank you are words that everyone needs to use!  ISBN 978-1-6096-909-3   –  $12.50

Whine-Stopper

Whine-Stopper

Winner of 2 Awards: Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Bronze Medal and the 2011 USA Best Books Finalist Award. Peter and the Whimper-Whineys helps parents cope with whining, disguised as a fun story. Peter is a rabbit who whines all the time, and might have to join the Whimper-Whineys. ISBN 978-1-60911-517-3   –  $13.00

 

What Santa Gives...Not Gets

What Santa Gives…Not Gets

Winner of 2 Awards: Winner of the 2011 Readers Favorite Silver Award and the 2011 Indie Excellence Finalist Award.  Santa’s Birthday Gift includes Santa in the Christmas story.

(After reading a story of the nativity to my granddaughter, she asked “But where’s Santa?”)

ISBN 978-1-60860-824-9   –  $11.50

 

 

My Favorite Meme

I thought it might be a good time to share my favorite Meme again…

“No matter the color of anyone’s skin, it’s not just the outside - it’s what is within.” Literary Classics Award Winning Children's Book Author - Sherrill S. Cannon

“No matter the color of anyone’s skin, it’s not just the outside – it’s what is within.” Literary Classics Award Winning Children’s Book Author – Sherrill S. Cannon

Lovely Review for MCCBD by The Crafty Angels

The Golden Rule was part of the Multi-Cultural Children’s Book Day (MCCBD) and received a lovely review by The Crafty Angels.

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Please Remember The Golden Rule

Treat Others the Way You'd Like to be Treated

Treat Others the Way You’d Like to be Treated

In this time of divisiveness and occasional loss of hope, when we seem to be reevaluating our values, I urge everyone to try to remember the Golden Rule:

Treat others the way you’d like to be treated.

This morning I mentioned on FB that some now miss the feeling of hope, now that it seems to be gone…how we know we had it because of how we are feeling now… I feel worse when people tell me not to worry because I’m old enough (76) that Social Security & Medicare changes probably won’t affect me. But what about my children & grandchildren? What about my friends and those I care about? What about all those I haven’t met yet – or those less fortunate? Since I’m white & Christian I have less “threat” – but my whole message in all of my children’s books is to be kind & have consideration for others… What is happening to hope?

The mother of one of my kid-fans wrote to me:

“Sherrill, don’t change because of what is happening.. I love your books for just the reasons you mentioned, you are what our children need right now. We can’t change how adults feel, but with your stories, you help us to teach children how to grow up having kindness for others.. Your words are powerful, they give me hope!”

So that gives me hope!!!  And that hope includes hoping that everyone will try to “do unto others as you would have them do unto you”…

Please treat others the way you would like to be treated…