2016 Kids Are Authors Honorable Mentions

2016 Honorable Mention Winners

Doctor Visit Fears, Are They Real?
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by Kindergarten, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grade students
Pinellas Academy of Math and Science
Clearwater, FL
Project Coordinator: Michelle Myers
Principal: Linda Schwerer

Drip
Fiction
written and illustrated by 4th grade students
Hidden Hills Elementary School
San Ramon, CA
Project Coordinator: Sherri Wright
Principal: Melodie Stibich

“Good Morning, Miss Monarch!” The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Fiction
written and illustrated by 3rd grade students
Fruit Street School
Bangor, ME
Project Coordinator: Wendy Libby
Principal: Richard Fournier

I Can Be a Friend… (even if no one is looking)
Fiction
written and illustrated by 1st grade students
Chaffee Elementary School
Oxford, MA
Project Coordinator: Patricia Rodier
Principal: Robin Parmley

I Just Wanted to Say
Fiction
written and illustrated by 6th grade students
Sts. Simon and Jude School
Huntington Beach, CA
Project Coordinator: Alan Walencewicz
Principal: Crystal Smith

If I Were in Your Shoes
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 2nd grade students
Benchley-Weinberger Elementary School
San Diego, CA
Project Coordinator: Debra Bardin
Principal: Mariclaret Patton

It All Began With an Egg
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 3rd grade students
Ludlow Elementary School
Ludlow, VT
Project Coordinator: Lisa Marks
Principal: Karen Trimboli

Jungle Book
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students
Ann Arbor Hills Child Development Center
Ann Arbor, MI
Project Coordinator: Rebecca Griffith
Principal: Beth Randall

Marcos, Maria and the Magnificent Mariposas
Fiction
written and illustrated by 2nd grade students
East End Elementary School
Little Rock, AR
Project Coordinator: Karen Hicks
Principal: Vickie Eusley

Memories with Grandpa
Fiction
written and illustrated by 5th grade students
J.Y. Joyner Magnet Elementary School
Raleigh, NC
Project Coordinator: Anna Holmes Young
Principal: Kathryn Hutchinson

Mommy and Me
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 1st grade students
Slinger Elementary School
Slinger, WI
Project Coordinator: Sabrina Vermilyea
Principal: Griffin Glapa

One of the Lucky Ones
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 5th and 6th grade students
Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, NH and
Bernice A. Ray School, Hanover, NH
Project Coordinator: Mary Beth Stocken
Principal: David McCusker (Cardigan Mountain School)
Principal: Sarah Curtis (Bernice A. Ray School)

Pawcasso
Fiction
written and illustrated by 8th grade students
Leawood Middle School
Leawood, KS
Project Coordinator: So Y. Choi
Principal: Paul Ozier

Prelude
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 4th grade students
Mendon Center Elementary School
Pittsford, NY
Project Coordinator: Kim Hosbach
Principal: Heather Clayton

Return of the Rainbow
Fiction
written and illustrated by 7th grade students
Leawood Middle School
Leawood, KS
Project Coordinator: So Y. Choi
Principal: Paul Ozier

The Amazing Scientific World of Cotton Candy
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 5th grade students
East End Intermediate School
Little Rock, AR
Project Coordinator: Nanette Galyean/Cathy Melvin
Principal: Sarah Hogg

The Journey to Survive
Fiction
written and illustrated by 5th grade students
Forest Park Elementary School
Portland, OR
Project Coordinator: Catherine Huang
Principal: Lisa Newlyn

The Little Flower
Fiction
written and illustrated by 8th grade students
Scottsdale Preparatory Academy
Scottsdale, AZ
Project Coordinator: Kerstin Manley
Principal: Alison Chaney

The “Princess” and Her Pea Brain
Fiction
written and illustrated by 6th grade students
Dallastown Area Intermediate School
York, PA
Project Coordinator: Sarah Steiner
Principal: Chris Martin

The Slightly Ridiculous Tale (of a narrator, some knights and an extremely impertinent boy)
Fiction
written and illustrated by 4th grade students
Carlthorp School
Santa Monica, CA
Project Coordinator: Julia Ho
Principal: Tim Kusserow

The Story of Dr. Velma
America’s First African American Female Transplant Surgeon
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 4th – 8th grade students
Rose Hill Community Center
New Castle, DE
Project Coordinator: Sonja Homer
Principal: Sheila Berkel

The Strange Things About Trees
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by Kindergarten students
Bell Prairie Elementary School
Kansas City, MO
Project Coordinator: Debra Williams
Principal: Jessica Martin

What Am I?
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 2nd grade students
Park Ridge Christian School
Albemarle, NC
Project Coordinator: Stephanie Ritchie
Principal: Starr Wagoner

What Do Scientists Do?
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 2nd and 3rd grade students
Anthony T. Lane Elementary School
Alexandria, VA
Project Coordinator: Nicole Groeneweg
Principal: Eleanor Contreras

What to Do If You Get Teased
Nonfiction
written and illustrated by 2nd grade students
Austintown Elementary School
Youngstown, OH
Project Coordinator: Penny Callahan
Principal: Thomas Lenton