Kimberly Dana Media Kit





An award-winning author, teacher, and book reviewer, Kimberly Dana enjoys teaching writing to middle school students who give her much inspiration and insight into the world of "tweendom."  She is published by the National Council of Teachers of English, Publishers Weekly, Parenthood, About Families, Your Teen, and the recipient of several writing honors from Writers Digest, Reader Views, Readers Favorite, the Pacific Northwest Writers Association, and various international book festivals.  Other affiliations include the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and EPIC, the Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition, where she serves as a judge and coordinator for the annual eBook competition.  Kimberly’s most recent books include her YA thriller, Cheerage Fearage, middle grade novel Lucy and CeCee’s How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School, and the delightful picture book, Pretty Dolls, awarded Best Children’s Book of the Year by Reader Views and Character Building Counts.  Kimberly has been featured on NBC's More at Midday as a middle school tween and anti-bullying expert. When she's not writing, Kimberly enjoys traveling around the country giving author presentations to children and young adults.  A lover of photography and experimental cooking, Kimberly lives in Nashville with her husband and spoiled shih tzu. 




Books by Kimberly

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Television Interviews & Book Readings

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Pretty Dolls


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Awards

Serendipity YA Literary Contest - Finalist
Habeekah's Hijab - SCBWI Picture Book - Honorable Mention
Lucy and CeCee's How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School - Y.A. Book Award - Paris Festival of Books
Pretty Dolls - Best Children's Book - Reader Views
Pretty Dolls - Best Children's Book -  E.P.I.C.
Pretty Dolls - Best Children's Book -  Character Counts
Lucy and CeCee's How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School - Editor's Choice Award 
Lucy and CeCee's How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School - Rising Star Award 
Lucy and CeCee's How to Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School - Y.A. Award - San Francisco Book Festival
Cheerage Fearage - Young Adult Novel Honorable Mention - Writers Digest
Cheerage Fearage - Y.A. Award - New York Festival of Books
Cheerage Fearage - Young Adult Bronze Winner - Readers Favorite
Pretty Dolls - Best Children's Book Award - Pacific Northwest Writers Association
Bungalow 52 - Best YA Book Honorable Mention - Pacific Northwest Writers Associaton



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Author Photograph by JennKL Photography
 
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