The Magical Day Wins First Place at the 18th Annual International Latino Book Awards!


On September 8th, Author Sandra Elaine Scott’s most recent book The Magical Day won 1st place in the category of “Most Inspirational Youth Chapter Book” at the 18th Annual International Latino Book Awards. The awards celebrate the best in Children, Young Adults, Fiction and Non-Fiction books written in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The Awards are produced by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded in 1996 by actor Edward James Olmos to improve literacy throughout the Latino community.

“I’m so grateful for this award and to Latino Literacy Now for bestowing this honor on The Magical Day,” says author Sandra Elaine Scott. “The need for multicultural and diverse children’s books is more important than ever. I am thrilled that this inspiring story about finding joy and creating magical moments every day is making an impact on children and adults.”

The Magical Day is a story about a child exploring a new environment and meeting inspiring everyday citizens along the way. Sandra Elaine Scott is an Award-Winning Author and International Speaker. She describes her books as being “Joy Filled”. This is Sandra’s first children’s book. Her books can be found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble Online. For more information visit her website