Why Does This Unknown Author Keep Winning All These Awards?

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Coming out of nowhere last year as a debut author with an unknown press, Nick Ruth has now won an astounding eight honors for his first two books in his fantasy-adventure series for preteens.

Coming out of nowhere last year as a debut author with an unknown press, Nick Ruth has now won an astounding eight honors for his first two books in the Remin Chronicles series, The Dark Dreamweaver and The Breezes of Inspire.

The latest honor: both titles have just won the Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Award. In the fiercely competitive world of children's products, Ruth, a government employee and homeschooling dad, is particularly proud that three different parenting organizations have recognized the books' quality and appeal.

The Dark Dreamweaver:

  • One of only two chapter books to win the coveted Mom's choice Award in fall 2005
  • Chosen by iParenting Media as one of the "Greatest Products of 2005"
  • A Finalist for the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award.
  • Named an American Booksellers Association Book Sense Children's Pick
  • Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Award

The Breezes of Inspire:

  • Named an American Booksellers Association Book Sense Children's Pick
  • Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Award
  • ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist (winner to be announced in May)

The Remin Chronicles is a fantasy-adventure series in the tradition of the Wizard of Oz and The Chronicles of Narnia. The books are imaginative stories of magic, friendship, and adventure—with a bit of environmental science blended in. In The Dark Dreamweaver, ISBN 0974560316, David, a boy from our own world, visits Remin, the world of dreams…does battle with the evil sorcerer Thane…and is aided by an imprisoned wizard battling the dream thief and living repeatedly through the lifecycle of a monarch butterfly. David and several cousins return to Remin in The Breezes of Inspire, ISBN 0974560332, but quickly get transported to the equally threatened world of Inspire. Both were published in hardback by Imaginator Press and are available at http://www.reminchronicles.com or through Greenleaf Book Group, Ingram, and Baker & Taylor.

Media kits, review copies, pictures, and interviews available on request. Special feature story inquiries welcome. Nick Ruth is available locally in the Baltimore Maryland area. He is able to travel to Philadelphia and Northern Virginia area. Extensive online media press room can be found at:

http://www.reminchronicles.com/node/25

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