Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!


NABE Winter 2016


Best Books in the
Category of YOUNG ADULT

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives:
The Case of The Missing Cell Phone
Janice Spina

Davey & Derek Junior Detectives: The Case of the Missing Cell Phone by Janice Spina

I am so excited to receive this award for Book 1 of my Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone! I am still jumping up and down with excitement!

Thank you Pinnacle Awards! I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious award!

To see this book go to Also available on Barnes & Noble – and on

Blessings & hugs to all!

Thank you for stopping by!



About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with 12 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 9 middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 3 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Davey & Derek Book 6, and Abby & Holly Books 1 & 2 all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah was a Finalist in Authorsdb First Lines Contest. Book 4 of Davey & Derek Series was a Finalist in Red City Review. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 4 of Abby & Holly series for girls and a Dragon series for young children. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2020 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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35 Responses to Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner!

  1. Congratulations, that is wonderful

  2. Behind the Story says:

    Fantastic!! Congratulations, Janice.

  3. Sue Vincent says:

    fabulous, Janice! Congratulations 🙂

  4. Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    CONGRATULATIONS to Janice Spina on getting this great award 😀

  5. Many congratulations, Janice. Very well deserved. 😘

  6. Mary Smith says:

    Brilliant. Comgratulations! 🙂

  7. Kev says:

    Excellent! I’m very happy for you, Janice! 🙂

  8. Deanie Humphrys-Dunne says:

    Congratulations, Janice! How exciting! We’re all celebrating with you!

  9. Deanie Humphrys-Dunne says:

    Reblogged this on deanieblog and commented:
    Congratulations Janice! so excited for you!

  10. noelleg44 says:

    CONGRATULATIONS! (I’m yelling). SO happy I gave that book as presents to some children for Christmas!

  11. Wendy Janes says:

    Many congratulations, Janice.

  12. macjam47 says:

    Congratulations, Janice. I am so excited and happy for you.

  13. Norah says:

    Congratulations, Janice! That’s awesome!

  14. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    Still catching up on my missing days last week. Always wonderful when someone as supportive and generous as author Janice Spina​ receives an award for one of her outstanding children’s books.. fabulous Janice.

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  16. dgkaye says:

    Congrats Janice. So well deserved. ❤

  17. Congratulations, well deserved 😊

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