Tornado Warning, A Memoir of Teen Dating Violence and Its Effect on a Woman’s Life, earned the 2011 Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Medal in the Adult Book Category
Eric Hoffer Finalist Award May 2012
Tornado Warning, A Memoir of Teen Dating Violence and Its Effect on a Woman’s Life, was a finalist in the 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.
2012 da Vinci Eye Winner
Each year, the Eric Hoffer Award for books presents the da Vinci Eye to the title(s) with superior cover artwork. Cover art is judged on both content and style. The da Vinci Eye is given in honor of the historic artist/scientist/inventor Leonardo da Vinci. This is an additional distinction beneath the Eric Hoffer Award umbrella.
2012 Readers’ Choice Best Parenting Teens Book Winner
Tornado Warning, A Memoir of Teen Dating Violence and Its Effect on a Woman’s Life, was nominated in the Best Books for Parenting Teens contest along with four other books and won in an About.com online voting contest.
Champion of Hope | Awarded by The San Diego Domestic Violence Council 2011
In honor of the recipient’s commitment, dedication, and resolute toward building our capacity for healthier and thriving communities and homes. The Champion of Hope is an individual who fights endlessly to end domestic violence. He or she expresses HOPE- Healing, Opportunities, Prevention and Education in San Diego County.
Honorable Mention in the World of Difference Category | Awarded by San Diego County of Education June 2010
In recognition of her nomination for the 2nd Annual Honoring Women in Prevention Conference, World of Difference Category. Her Amazing story of triumph makes her an exceptional woman.