Sandra Miller Linhart
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In 2005, Sandra Miller Linhart's deployment picture book, “Daddy's Boots,” was awarded The Dixie Lee Connor Award for Best Children's or YA Manuscript, which eventually led to a publishing contract. Soon after, Sandra's chapter book mystery/adventure series, “The Elementary Adventures of Jones, JEEP, Buck and Blue,“ won the Bronze-equivalent at the 2009 Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) Conference. In 2010, “Daddy's Boots” and “Momma's Boots” shared the 1st place, Gold Medal Award at Branson Days, Branson Stars & Flags Book Awards in Branson, MO. The same year, “Daddy's Boots“ was awarded the Silver, and “Momma's Boots” was awarded the Bronze at MWSA's 2010 Conference in Pittsburgh, PA. In July 2010, MWSA named “Daddy's Boots“ their Book of the Month. In 2011, The Elementary Adventures of Jones, JEEP, Buck & Blue took 2nd place at the Stars & Flag Book Awards in Branson, MO, during Branson Days. “Pickysaurus Mac“ was awarded the Silver Medal at 2013 MWSA writer's conference in Dayton, OH. At the 2014 MWSA Conference in Phoenix, AZ, her picture book, “Mixed Up“ took the Silver award in the Children's Books Under 12 category. In 2015, “Don't Label Me“ earned the Gold in its category at The Author's Zone book awards. Brooke and her icky picky sister most recently took 3rd place at the 2017 TAZ book awards in the children's book category. She co-authored the true crime book “Frozen Tears” with JB King which has won multiple awards, to include the 2020 TAZ Gold.
Sandra was born in Lander, Wyoming on a warm, summer day in 1962, in a hospital which has since been turned into a mental institution... which most likely holds no correlation... probably. She has five daughters, and seven grandkids.
Ms. Linhart is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) and the Missouri Writers Guild. Look for her upcoming titles: Hallie of the Harvey Houses; Monica, Lost; Stuck in the Middle with Jones, JEEP, Buck & Blue; and Living with LV Brown.