Monday, October 20, 2008

Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog Finalist for National Awards


USA Book News announced that Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog by Firehouse Dog Publishing, LLC was a finalist in two categories for the National Best Books 2008 Awards.

The book was a finalist in the Children's Non-Fiction and Children's Picture Book Softcover Non-Fiction categories.

The 5th Annual Natinal Best Book Awards features winners from Simon & Schuster, Tarcher/Penguin, HarperCollins, Hyperion, St. Martin’s Press, McGraw- Hill, John Wiley & Sons & Hundreds of Independent Titles Score Top Honors. Over 500 winners and finalists were announced in over 140 categories covering print and audio books. Awards were presented for titles published in 2008 and late 2007.

Jeff Keen, President and CEO of USABookNews.com, said this year’s contest yielded an unprecedented number of entries, which were then narrowed down to over 500 winners and finalists. USABookNews.com is an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers to the world online community. USABN Magazine Online is the monthly electronic magazine e-mailed free to a large cross-section of the book buying public. JPX Media, in Los Angeles, California, is the parent company of USABookNews.com.

A complete list of the winners and finalists of the USABookNews.com National “Best Books” 2008 Awards are available online at http://www.USABookNews.com.