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Arkansas Author is First – Two Time Winner of Historical Association’s Susannah DeBlack Award

James Babb’s first novel The Devil’s Backbone won the Arkansas Historical Association’s Susannah DeBlack award in 2015- pictured below.


In April 2018, Babb’s novel titled The Devil’s Den won the same award, making him the first two-time recipient – pictured below.


The Devil’s Den was published by Plum Street in 2017.

Babb writes historical fiction with a steady stream of action and adventure. His first series has drawn special attention from reluctant readers and racked up a total of six awards.

For author school visit information contact James at silverinkbooks @ windstream . net

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The Devil’s Backbone Wins Arkansas Historical Association Award

James Babb and his historical fiction novel The Devil’s Backbone has won a few awards this year including The Arkansas Historical Association Susannah DeBlack Award.- Given for best book in Arkansas history for young readers.

He enjoyed meeting the DeBlack family at the conference and was honored to receive the award.


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