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2013 Mom's Choice Awards Silver Recipient

Posted by Sherry Ellis on March 21, 2013 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (2)

The Mom's Choice Awards has named, That Mama is a Grouch, among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.  It is the recipient of the silver award.

The Mom's Choice awards is an international awards program that recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

Parents, educators, librarians and retailers look for the Mom's Choice Awards Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality materials for children and families.

An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists, and others.  A sampling of the panel members includes:  Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time  Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow, Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project, Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling author, Priscilla Dunstan, creator of the Dunstan Baby Language; Patricia Rossi, hose of NBC's Manners Minute; Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C. host of the Wright Place TV Show, and Cathering Witcher, M. Ed., special needs expert and founder of Precision Education, Inc.

MCA judges are bound by a strict code of ethics which ensures expert and objective analysis free from any manufacturer association.  The evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost.

The end result is a list of the best in family-friendly media, products and services that parents and educators can feel confident in using.




That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN Available As Ebook

Posted by Sherry Ellis on January 23, 2013 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN is now available as an ebook through Amazon Kindle: ;

IBC 2013 Top 100 Professional

Posted by Sherry Ellis on January 3, 2013 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis was named one of the International Biographical Centre's Top 100 Professionals for 2013.  IBC is an organization located in Cambridge, England that recognizes outstanding professionals, both famous and uncelebrated, from all disciplines, who work daily to make a difference.  They are selected through recommendations of colleagues and peers, and are considered to have made a significant contribution in their field to engender influence on a local, national , or international basis.

2012 Woman of the Year Award

Posted by Sherry Ellis on November 22, 2012 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis was honored as a 2012 Woman of the Year for her contributions in the field of Music Education by the American Biographical Institute, an organization which recognizes outstanding professionals.

Sherry is a private studio teacher who has been teaching violin, viola, and piano for over twenty years.  She is a member of the American String Teachers Association as well as the Ohio String Teachers Association. She has previously served as a Secretary on the OSTA Board of Directors, and is currently serving as Vice President/ President-Elect.

Sherry has been a clinician at Ohio Music Educators Association Conferences.  She is the chairperson for the Ohio ASTACAP committee and has organized several ASTACAP examinations for string students in the Cincinnati area.  

Radio Interview

Posted by Sherry Ellis on November 16, 2012 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (2)

Sherry Ellis was a guest on the IEY Radio station, where she spoke with Claire Power Murphy, director of the Self Rejuvination Center, about  raising children with good character.  She discussed some of the challenges with raising children in today's society, as well as offered tips for guiding children along the right path.

To listen to the interview, visit the Self Rejuvination website at  It is available on the home page until November 26, 2012.  After that date, listeners can find it under IEY  radio archives. 

School Author Visit

Posted by Sherry Ellis on October 30, 2012 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis recently visited the fifth grade students at McCormick Elementary School in Loveland, Ohio.  She shared with them her experiences as an author, read from her two published books, and her current manuscript, Bubba and Squirt's Big Hole to China,  and answered questions they had about writing and becoming a published author.

That Mama is a Grouch Now Available at iTunes Store

Posted by Sherry Ellis on June 30, 2012 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis' book, That Mama is a Grouch, is now available as an ebook through the Apple iTunes store.  It can be viewed on iPods and iPads.  The ebook also features a short video in which Ms. Ellis talks about the book, and an app which allows viewers to hear her read the entire story. 

The following link may be used to access the iTunes page:





Winner in the 2011 Pinnacle Book Awards

Posted by Sherry Ellis on December 15, 2011 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis' book, That Mama is a Grouch, was awarded first place in the parenting category of the 2011 Pinnacle Book Awards.

Blogging for Our Soldiers

Posted by Sherry Ellis on November 2, 2011 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Sherry Ellis will be part of the Tour De Force Blog Tour promoted by Indie Book Publishers.  The is an event where soldiers serving our country will have the opportunity to receive free ebooks from the authors. 

Sherry's date will be November 14, 2011.  All commenters on the blog will receive a free ebook of That Mama is a Grouch.

Be sure to visit on November 14th.


Winner in Essay Contest

Posted by Sherry Ellis on September 11, 2011 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Sherry's essay, Reflections on 9-11, was the winner in a writing contest offered by the Cambridge Who's Who group, The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword.  Sherry shares her experiences on 9-11 when she was nine months pregnant with her first child.  She reflects on what that day means to her as a mother.