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Literary Classics Announces Youth Media Top Book Award Finalists

2017 Finalist3 Headline Titles named Finalists


Date: June 15, 2017
Literary Classics
Rapid City, SD – The annual tradition continues with the arrival of one of the most anticipated moments in the world of children’s and young adult literature. The 2017 Literary Classics Book Award Finalists and Top Honors Book Awards Finalists have been announced. Selected from submissions by entrants around the globe, these distinguished honorees are recognized for their contributions to the craft of writing, illustrating, and publishing exceptional literature for a youth audience. In this highly competitive industry these books represent the foremost in literature in their respective categories.


Dayle Dabney Corinne’s Fin Headline Books
Lisa McCombs Bombs Bursting in Air Headline Books
Diana Walker Hopping to America: A Rabbit’s Tale of Immigration Headline Books


The competition this year was tremendous, and we congratulate all of the finalists for their outstanding and inspiring work. Final awards, categories and levels will be announced on July 1, 2017. All Silver, Gold and Top Honors award recipients will be invited to attend a writers’ conference, awards ceremony, formal gala, and authors’ book signing to be held in conjunction with the Great American Book Festival, Labor Day Weekend, 2017.


The Literary Classics selection committee is proud to recognize this year’s titles in literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics award selection committee.