Children’s Book Wins State Awards

Western Pines Middle School teachers Deb Burggraaf and Ronaldo Perez won silver awards for their book Flutternutter at the 2013 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President’s Awards held Saturday, Sept. 21 in Daytona. Flutternutter, an informative story about the Florida State Butterfly, the zebra longwing, was written by Burggraaf for children ages 5 to 12, and illustrated by Perez. The publisher is Protective Hands Communications. Flutternutter took awards for children’s picture book and cover design. Shown here is Burggraaf with Chris Angermann, president of the Florida Authors and Publishers Association.