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May 2016

Let’s Go See Mother Wilkerson’s Farm

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Trafford author Russell J. Bunio took the lessons he gained from a distinguished career in General Motors, Cummins Engine, Company, and The Boeing Co., and incorporated it into his guide for college graduates, The Graduate Handbook. The self-published book outlines fifty best practices that empowers new graduates and encourages them to go for success upon entering the workforce. Ms. Career Girl lists 17 of the 50 practices and adds her own commentary on her website, while Chasity Cooper wrote about the book in conjunction with her own graduation and interviewed Bunio in an article published on Her Agenda.

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Let’s Go See Mother Wilkerson’s Farm

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Trafford Book Named da Vinci Eye Finalist of 2016 Eric Hoffer Book Award Earnest Hooks Jr’s Let’s Go See Mother Wilkerson’s Farm was recently named a finalist of the da Vinci Eye award in the 2016 edition of the Eric Hoffer Book Award. A professional architect who has mentored local kids through the years, Hooks created the book as a learning tool for young readers who are unfamiliar with 20th century farm culture. His teachings incorporate the artwork of Mother Lizzie Wilkerson. The da Vinci Eye is an award given to books with “superior cover artwork.” It was named in honor of the historic artist, scientist, and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. The Hoffer Award was named after American writer Eric Hoffer, who is considered one of the most important thinkers of his time. The award seeks to honor writers and independent books of exceptional merit.

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Living in the House of Blues

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Trafford Book Feted for Superior Cover Artwork Living in the House of Blues, an emotional book and memoir, was named finalist of the da Vinci Eye award of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Award. Penned by Denise L. Baker, the book follows her personal journey as she shares what it was like to be daughter of American blues singer and guitarist Lonnie Brooks. It revolves around the stories of her childhood—the mischief, the struggles, and the eventual recovery and healing she reached through her immense faith. The da Vinci Eye is an award given to books with “superior cover artwork.” It was named in honor of the historic artist, scientist, and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. The Hoffer Award was named after American writer Eric Hoffer, who is considered one of the most important thinkers of his time. The award seeks to honor writers and independent books of exceptional merit.

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My Wonderful Nightmare

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Cancer-Inspired Journal Named Finalist for da Vinci Eye Award My Wonderful Nightmare, Erin Higgins and Alma Lightbody’s book about the former’s battle with cancer, was named a finalist of the da Vinci Eye award of the 2016 Eric Hoffer Book Award. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 31, Higgins bared her soul in an insightful journal that chronicled her research, studies, and experiences. She also opened up about the reality of death in such a courageous and candid manner. The da Vinci Eye is an award given to books with “superior cover artwork.” It was named in honor of the historic artist, scientist, and inventor Leonardo da Vinci. The Hoffer Award was named after American writer Eric Hoffer, who is considered one of the most important thinkers of his time. The book seeks to honor writers and independent books of exceptional merit.

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