Literary Honors



2002 Shelved at the National John Steinbeck Center Book Store
2003 Required reading: College of the Sequoias English Department (English 1 & 360)
2004 Study Guide written by Marsha Ingrao and produced by the Tulare County Office of Education

The Place Beyond the Dust Bowl

2012 Honorable Mention – Southern California Book Festival, Biography/Autobiography
2013 Runner Up – Great Southwest Book Festival, Biography/Autobiography
2013 Honorable Mention, New England Book Festival, Biography/Autobiography Category
2014 Winner – Great Southeast Book Festival, Biography/Autobiography
2015 Runner Up – Pacific Rim Book Festival, Regional Literature

Beyond the Dust Bowl With a Pocket Full of Peanuts 2010

2010 Honorable Mention – London Book Festival, Biography/Autobiography
2014 Runner Up – Hollywood Book Festival, Best Sequel Category

Déjà vu of a Skeptic

2014 Winner – Great Southwest Book Festival, Wild Card Category
2014 Honorable Mention – Great Southeast Book Festival, Wild Card Category
2014 Honorable Mention – San Francisco Book Festival, Religious Category
2014 Best Novel, Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
2015 Winner – Great Southeast Book Festival, Spiritual Catagory
2015 Runner Up – DIY Book Festival, Spiritual Category

 pinnacle achievement

Last Day of the Season From a Baseball’s Point of View

2014 Honorable Mention – Hollywood Book Festival, Children’s Book