Press Releases

Kindness Tales Receives Well-Deserved Recognition

August House Announces:
Kindness Tales Receives Well-Deserved Recognition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Atlanta, Georgia (February 11, 2022)


Kindness Tales, World Folktales to Talk About, the long-awaited third book in a trilogy that includes Peace Tales and Earth Care has received three highly prestigious awards.



Strategic Partnerships with New Digital Platforms Announced

August House Announces Strategic Partnerships with New Digital Platforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Atlanta, Georgia(October 5, 2021)

August House announced strategic partnerships with three unique digital platforms: 

Lumas Learning,  ILT Polylino and Booka.

Three Titles Receive Prestigious Awards

August House Announces Three Titles Receive Prestigious Awards
Kindness Tales, Sweet Tamales for Purim, and America’s Outlaws Earn Recognition
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Atlanta, Georgia (September 10, 2021)

August House announced that three new titles have received prestigious awards from three different highly respected organizations. Steve Floyd, CEO of August House, Inc. pointed out that, “August House is excited to see these three authors receive the level of recognition that their work deserves. In addition, these awards highlight the range and unique perspective that each of these authors bring to their stories.”

Alliance with Resilience Inc.

August House and Resilience, Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance

Combining Focused Learning with Timeless Folktales Promises to Actively Engage Children in Developing Their Social and Emotional Skills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Atlanta, Georgia (August 29, 2021) Today August House, the leading, independent publisher of folktales announced a strategic alliance with Resilience Inc., an innovative learning company based in Tampa, Florida. Resilience will  make August House folktales available to schools using their Social Emotional Learning (SEL) tools.

Rick Norman's Popular Baseball Book for Kids, Fielder's Choice, Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

This spring, Rick Norman’s nostalgic baseball book for kids, Fielder’s Choice, will celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Fielder’s Choice follows the young-adult coming of age story of Jackson “Jax” Fielder, whose unhittable “gooseball” earns him a spot as a pitcher on the St. Louis Browns straight out of high school. 

August House Partners with Discovery Learning Alliance

August House is pleased to partner with the Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) in order to share our animated folktales with young, emerging readers in Africa.

Ancient and Epic Tales Recognized with Prestigious Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award

August House is pleased to announce that Ancient and Epic Tales from Around the World has received a Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award. This unique multicultural anthology presents pivotal episodes from epic tales like Gilgamesh, Beowulf, the Odyssey, and the Ramayana. 

Mom's Choice Award Recognizes The Sundown Kid as a Gold Award Recipient for Children's Picture Books

August House is pleased to announce that the Mom’s Choice Awards has selected The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat as a Gold Award Recipient for Children’s Picture Books. This award recognizes family-friendly media, products, and services created for children, families and educators.

Foreword Reviews Announces Ancient and Epic Tales as a Finalist in INDIES Book Awards

August House is pleased to announce that Foreword Reviews has selected Ancient and Epic Tales as a finalist for their Annual INDIES Book of the Year Awards for Children’s Books. 

Ancient and Epic Tales Receives Storytelling World Award

Storytelling World announces Ancient and Epic Tales as one of the 2017 winners for the Storytelling World Resource Awards based on its “story-listener appeal”. Published in April 2016, Ancient and Epic Tales from Around the World has received numerous honors and awards, including a prestigious Parents’ Choice Award. 

The Sundown Kid Recognized as a Notable Book for Younger Readers by the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee

The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat receives its first award as a Notable Book for Younger Readers.

Released earlier this month, The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat, by Barbara Bietz and illustrated by John Kanzler has been recognized by the Sydney Taylor Book Awards committee as a Notable Book for Younger Readers.

January Release of The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat by Barbara Bietz

August House releases our first publication with Barbara Bietz, The Sundown Kid: A Southwestern Shabbat, illustrated by John Kanzler. After leaving a tight-knit community, a young Jewish boy and his family settle in a desert town where they are the only Jewish family.