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NEWS: Captain Fin recipient of The Mom’s Choice Awards® for YA.
Welcome to the official website of award-winning author Amanda M. Thrasher. Amanda is a multiple Gold Recipient of The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA). Earning the award in multiple categories including YA, General Fiction, and Early Reader Chapter Books, a Readers’ Favorite International Book award winner, a New Apple Literary award winner, and an NTBF award winner. To find out more visit the about the author section on the menu bar.
The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families, and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products, and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of items from more than 55 countries. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost. The world, parents, educators, retailers, and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.
The International Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.
What If – was written by Amanda specifically for the Texas Municipal Education Center, Texas Department of Transportation’s D.R.S.R. (Driving on the right side of the road) program. All other titles, click on the cover for book description and purchase options.
Find out how CAPTAIN FIN the novel came about: here
CAPTAIN FIN, THE GREENLEE PROJECT, BITTER BETRAYAL, and SPIDER WEB SCRAMBLE named among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services by The Mom’s Choice Awards®. Details can be found in the News & Awards section of the menu bar and drop menu.
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