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Penelope Anne Cole enjoys writing children’s stories to be read aloud. “Reading to children is the best way to help them love literature.” Ms. Cole has taught and tutored at every grade level, K to 12, and community college. She also reviews children's books. When not writing or reviewing children’s books, Ms. Cole enjoys dog walking, reading, gardening, church, and choir activities. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, a member of the California Writers Club:  Fremont Area Writers, SF Peninsula Writers, and South Bay Writers, and is a Reading Therapist with Read America. Ms. Cole reviews books at


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Her website is www.penelopeannecole.com

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013

GAP Authors Win Awards from Children's Literary Classics

Congratulations to three of our Guardian Angel Publishing (GAP) authors who have won awards from Children's Literary Classics. 

Margo L. Dill won the Eloquent Quill Award for Finding my Place: One Girl's Strength at Vicksburg. (Published by White Mane Kids).

Tracy Schuldt Helixon won a Silver Award for Little Isaac's Big Adventure, illustrated by Jack Foster.

Literary Classics Silver Award for One Pelican at a Time

 Nancy Stewart won a Silver Award for Katrina and Winter:  Partners in Courage.

 Literary Classics Silver Award for One Pelican at a Time


  1. It's always great to see authors winning awards for their special books, including yours, Penny!

    1. Hi Connie, so nice of you to include me in your supportive comments! I appreciate all the love! Wishing you the same!