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Writer’s Digest Features “Little Boy Blue” Author

March 25, 2013


Writer’s Digest just uploaded this interview with Little Boy Blue author Kim Kavin. In it, she talks about how she found her literary agent, why she chose to work with Barron’s as her publisher, and which movie star Blue most resembles.

ASJA Names “Little Boy Blue” One of Year’s Best Nonfiction Books

March 12, 2013


The American Society of Journalists and Authors has just announced the winners of its 2013 writing competition. Little Boy Blue earned an honorable mention for outstanding general nonfiction book of the year. It was among just five books cited, including the winning title. “This is the toughest competition that Little Boy Blue has seen so […]

“Little Boy Blue” Named Foreword Book of the Year Finalist

March 11, 2013


Foreword Reviews has just announced its finalists in the 2012 Book of the Year Awards. We are thrilled to report thatĀ Little Boy Blue is among five finalists in the pet-book category. Finalists were selected from 1,300 entries covering 62 categories of books from independent and academic presses. According to Foreword, “These books represent some of […]

CNN Nominated for Genesis Award for “Little Boy Blue” Coverage

February 25, 2013


We are thrilled to congratulate news anchor Randi Kaye and her entire team at CNN on their nomination for a 2013 Genesis Award from the Humane Society of the United States. CNN was nominated for its broadcast featuring Little Boy Blue author Kim Kavin and Blue himself—who sat in a director’s chair and looked at […]

“Little Boy Blue” Wins Merial Human-Animal Bond Award

February 11, 2013


Little Boy Blue was named winner of the 2012 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award at the annual banquet of the Dog Writers Association of America last night in Manhattan. This special award from DWAA goes to “the work that best highlights the unique relationship between a dog and its owner, and best brings to life the […]

Person County Facility Dismantles, Removes Gas Chamber

January 11, 2013


Officials in Person County, North Carolina, recently announced that they have dismantled and removed the gas chamber from the animal-control facility where the dog Little Boy Blue was rescued. “I was thrilled when the county announced that it would stop using the chamber soon after Little Boy Blue was published,” says author Kim Kavin, “but […]

“Little Boy Blue” is “One of the Most Powerful Dog Stories Ever,” Florida Newspaper Says

January 6, 2013


The Daytona Beach News-Journal in Florida has just published its review of Little Boy Blue, calling it “one of the most powerful dog stories ever.” Reviewer Ruth Oneufer writes: “The book unfolds like a mystery and exposes the brutal reality of what still goes on in many of America’s shelters and the grass-roots efforts that […]

“Little Boy Blue” Nominated for ASJA Arlene Book Award

January 3, 2013


Little Boy Blue has been nominated for an Arlene Award for Books, one of the highest honors given to non-fiction works by the American Society of Journalists and Authors. The Arlene is a special award presented every three years to a book that makes a documented difference by inspiring action that has a positive impact […]

The Times of Trenton features “Little Boy Blue”

December 27, 2012


The Times of Trenton featured Little Boy Blue author Kim Kavin in this December 26 article about the trend of rescue groups moving dogs from Southern shelters into homes in the state of New Jersey. Blue was rescued from a high-kill shelter in Person County, North Carolina, before his photo was placed on, which […]

“Little Boy Blue” Generates Substantial Donation for The Petfinder Foundation

December 20, 2012


We’re thrilled to report that Barron’s Educational Services, the publisher of Little Boy Blue, has just made its first donation to The Petfinder Foundation based on the book’s sales during its first quarter of publication. The amount is being kept confidential at the publisher’s request, but we have been told the figure, and we are […]