FISD teacher awarded Best First Picture Book by Literary Classics


Screen shot 2015-10-15 at 3.00.20 PMGary Scogin, 6th grade language arts teacher at Friendswood Junior High recently released his first children’s book, Penny The Palomino Quarter Horse and Her New Shoes .

Literary Classics announced its 2015 selection of top books for children and young adults on October 15. Award recipients were selected from entries received from around the globe. The Literary Classics selection committee recognized the book in children’s and young adult literature which exemplify the criteria set forth by the Literary Classics Awards committee.

Scogin’s book was listed in the BEST IN CATEGORY section and was named Best First Picture Book , illustrated by Alex Ray- Sarah Book Publishing for 2015.