Posted by: Kathy Temean | January 28, 2021

Book Winners and Kudos


Wendy Greenley won SEVEN GOLDEN RINGS by Rajani LaRocco

Sloane Jacobs STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY by Moira Rose Donohue

Judy Sobanski won FROM HERE TO THERE by Vivian KirkField

Maria Marshall won TRAILBLAZER by Elizabeth Dale

Please send me your addresses.


CONGRATULATIONS to Ann Clare LeZotte won the Schneider Family Book Award for SHOW ME A SIGN!

Schneider Family Book Award is for books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience: “Show Me a Sign,” written by Ann Clare LeZotte and published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., is the winner for middle grades (ages 11-13).

Congratulations to Agent Leslie Zampetti at Dunham Literary for her help in shaping the book and getting Scholastic to see how special this is book for today’s market. Amazon Link


Carol MacAllister showed off her artist painting skills at a special event at The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation. Congratulations Carol for having your work chosen for their exhibit. Carol’s poem was titled, Koi Tangled in Leaves. Click to browse the gallery and listen to the author read the poem that inspired Carol’s artwork.

Small Works Inspired By Poetry – The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation – OCAF in Watkinsville, GA

Carol is also a published author. If you are attending the Virtual Retreat, you might have the opportunity to meet her.

Talk tomorrow,



  1. Congrats to Ann Clare LeZotte and Leslie Zampetti and to all these book winners! Thanks for sharing, Kathy


  2. congrats to all –


  3. Thank you so much for the kudos and congratulations! But honesty requires that I tell you Ann sold SMAS to Tracy Mack on her own. I’m so proud to have joined her team, but serendipity brought us together while SMAS was in process. Want the whole funny story? I tweeted it at @leslie_zampetti.


  4. Congrats, winners! That’s a great list of books. Thanks for sharing the good news, Kathy.


  5. Exciting news for Ann Clare and Leslie! Thanks for high-lighting it at a time with so many award winners (my TBR list is growing!). And thank you for the honor of winning Rajani’s book!!


  6. Beautiful and intriguing work, congratulations all, and thanks Kathy!


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