Deb Burggraaf’s Book Honored At FAPA Awards

Deb Burggraaf holding her award-winning book.

Local author Deb Burggraaf’s new book Miss Deacon and the Tale of William was honored at the 2020 Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) President’s Book Awards, winning three silver medals in the categories of Self-Help, Inspirational and Memoir.

The publisher of the book is Steve White of Protective Hands Communications, and Burggraaf once again worked with award-winning illustrator Matthew Lumsden.

Meanwhile, Burggraaf’s book Josie on Shadowridge Drive was recently recognized as a finalist in the International Book Awards in the Children’s Picture Book category.

The books are available through Amazon and at