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Pauline Books & Media Publication Anna Mei, Blessing in Disguise Wins Catholic Arts & Letters Award

8/8/2013 - 8:03 AM PST

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BOSTON, MA (August 8, 2013) - Pauline Books & Media is honored to announce that Anna Mei, Blessing in Disguise, the third book in the Anna Mei trilogy, has won a Catholic Arts & Letters Award (CALA) from the Catholic Writers Guild. The CALA is awarded to works of fiction which have fulfilled the Catholic Writers Guild Seal of Approval prerequisite guaranteeing the work displays sound Catholic doctrine and which have been deemed by judges as showcasing exemplary literary merit.

Anna Mei, Blessing in Disguise (Pauline Kids, 2011) was submitted for consideration in the childrenĺs contemporary fiction award category. This last installment in the Anna Mei series of novels for ages 8ľ12 follows the life of Anna Mei AndersonŚthe girl at school who has a weird cartoon-sounding name, an adoptive family she doesnĺt even remotely resemble, and an unknown birth mother somewhere back in ChinaŚas she begins seventh-grade and has to cope with an annoying ôboy geniusö from Beijing. Anna Mei, Cartoon Girl (Pauline Kids, 2010) and Anna Mei, Escape Artist (Pauline Kids, 2011) complete the trilogy.

The trophy for Anna Mei, Blessing in Disguise was presented at the 2013 Catholic Marketing Network (CMN) trade show in Somerset, New Jersey. A representative from the publishing house accepted the award on author Carol A. Grundĺs behalf.

For press inquiries, please contact Ariana Tantillo, Marketing Associate & Copywriter, at 617-676-4490 ext. 4179 or

Pauline Books & Media is the publishing house of the Daughters of St. Paul, an international Congregation of women religious whose mission is evangelization through the means of social communication. They operate thirteen retail book centers in North America and a publishing and distribution facility in Boston, Massachusetts.


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