Awards & Honors

Apprentice Shop Books has earned many prestigious awards and honors for its historic non-fiction titles. Learn what reading experts and leaders have to say about our biographical books.


Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

2016 Moonbeam Children's Book Award
Zoot Suit Riots: Clothes, Culture, and Murder By Barbara J. Turner, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf
2015 Moonbeam Children's Book Award
America's Notable Women Series By Authors Janet Buell, The Writed Sisters, Kathleen Walsh Deady, Mary Dodson Wade, Sally Wilkens, Linda Crotta Brennan, Deborah Bruss, Marty Darragh, Jo Pitkins, Patty Lyman Schremmer, Andrea Murphy, Joyce Ray, Diane Mayr and others, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

Approval from National Council for the Social Studies

NCSS Trade Books for K-12 2014
When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story
By Linda Crotta Brennan, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

Joint Recognition by the National Science Teacher's Association (NSTA) and Children's Book Council

NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books
for Young People 2014
When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story
By Linda Crotta Brennan, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

http://www.nsta.org/publications/ostb/ostb2014.aspx


Moonbeam Children's Book Awards

2013 Gold Medal Winner for Environmental Issues
When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story
By Linda Crotta Brennan, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1704


Honors from the Green Book Festival

2013 Winner - History
When Rivers Burned: The Earth Day Story
By Linda Crotta Brennan, Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

http://bruceharing.brinkster.net/portal/content.asp?contentid=608


National Indie Excellence Awards
Recognizes The Barefoot Boy

2012 Children's Picture Book Finalist
John Greenleaf Whittier's The Barefoot Boy
Adapted and Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

http://www.indieexcellence.com/indie-results-2012.htm


Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
from the Independent Publisher

2011 Bronze Medal Winner for Best Illustrator
John Greenleaf Whittier's The Barefoot Boy
Adapted and Illustrated by Lisa Greenleaf

http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1483

Creating books that inspire our children to read, to learn, and to dream is an extremely important task. The Moonbeam Awards were conceived to reward those efforts.


National Book Festival Sponsored by the Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

 
2009 - To My Countrywomen: The Life of Sarah Josepha Hale
Represented New Hampshire at the Pavilion of the States.
See http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/bookfest09/index.html for more details about the festival.
 
2008 - Women of Granite: 25 New Hampshire Women You Should Know
Represented New Hampshire at the Pavilion of the States.

http://www.loc.gov/podcasts/bookfest09/  •   http://www.loc.gov/bookfest/

The festival, a celebration of the joy of reading for all ages, is sponsored by the Library of Congress each year. The Pavilion of the States salutes the literary traditions of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories.


National Council on the Social Studies

1994 - Abenaki Captive
Pick for Notable Tradebooks for Young People

http://www.socialstudies.org/resources/notable

Books selected for this bibliography are written primarily for children in grades K-8. The committee looks for books that emphasize human relations, represent a diversity of groups and are sensitive to a broad range of cultural experiences, present an original theme or a fresh slant on a traditional topic, are easily readable and of high literary quality, and have a pleasing format and, when appropriate, illustrations that enrich the text.

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