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An article about Snort's Special Gift appears in the Oct. 2012 issue of the Minnesota Women's Press. 

Suzann appeared on Lifetime Television's show, The Balancing Act, on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at 7 a.m. ET/6 a.m. CT.  The segment re-aired on Wed., July 11, 2012 at 7 a.m. ET/6 a.m. CT.  If you missed it, you can view a copy of the segment here. The Balancing Act is a show that celebrates the lives and accomplishments of women. 



Snort's Special Gift is a finalist in the Animals/Pets category of the 2012 Next Generatin Indie Book Awards. (June 2012).      

Snort's Special Gift is one of three finalists in the children's fiction category of the Midwest Book Awards. Winners were announced May 9, 2012 at the Bloomington Center for the Arts in Bloomington, Minn. 

 Snort's Special Gift has won a gold medal in the Mom's Choice Awards in the category: Children's Picture Books, Growing Up/Personal Growth.  The Mom's Choice Awards® program recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services. (October 2011)

 Snort's Special Gift is the proud recipient of a silver medal in the religion/spirituality category of the Moonbeam Children's Book Awards.  Presented by Jenkins Group and Independent Publisher Online, the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are designed to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to support childhood literacy and life-long reading. Awards are given in 38 categories covering the full range of subjects, styles and age groups that children’s books are written and published in today. As our society has become more complex and growing up more complicated, children’s book authors and publishers have risen to the occasion, creating books that not only celebrate the joys of childhood, but also help kids and families deal with its challenges. The Moonbeam Awards will recognize and reward the best of these books and bring them to the attention of parents, booksellers, librarians – and to children themselves. 


The article, Books: 'Snort's Special Gift' author on Lifetime, appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on May 22, 2012.

The article, Wayzata Author Has Hit the Big Time with Her Children's Book, was published on May 18, 2012 

 The article, Wayzata Author's Children's Book Recognized as One of the Best in the Midwest was published on May 14, 2012. 

 Suzann Yue was a guest on "Pet Conection" on AM 950 in Minneapolis on April 15, 2012. Click on the logo to listen. (Suzann's interview begins about 4:30 into the segment.) 

Author visits Valley Bookseller (Published January 6, 2012)


Former karate star from Wayzata now getting her kicks out of writing (Published December 8, 2011).

Appearance on Cable 12

A story about Snort's Special Gift ran on Cable 12 in the Twin Cities on December 8, 2011. (Click on logo to view the story).

Appearance on WHBF-TV (Davenport, Iowa)

Suzann appeared on the WHBF TV morning show on Nov. 29, 2011. She was excited to share "Snort's Special Gift"  with people in her hometown. Here she is on the set with anchor Meredith Dennis and weatherman Travis Michael. (click here to view the interview).



Book softens the blow of a pet's death  (Published Nov. 19, 2011)


 Wancket-Yue writes children's book about pet loss (Published Nov. 17, 2011)


The Grief Healing blog        

Using Children's Books to Help with Grief.  (Published Nov. 14, 2011)


Appearance on KARE 11 (Minneapolis)

Suzann and her daughter, Savy, whose story is featured in Snort's Special Gift, appeared on  in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 22, 2011, to talk about their new book. (Click on the KARE 11 logo to watch her appearance if you missed it.)


Appearance on The Katie K9 Show  (Minneapolis)

Suzann Yue was interviewed by Katie K9 on  on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011.(click on My Talk Radio link and scroll down to the Oct. 9th show to listen).  The show topic was dealing with pet loss. Suzann shared how her new book, Snort's Special Gift, can help families deal with their loss and keep their beloved pet's memory alive. On the show, Katie called the book, "a terrific resource for families."   

    Suzann Yue (L) poses for                  Suzann Yue (L) & Dr.                                  Here is Suzann in the 107.1
    a picture with Katie K9                      McComas (R) were both                             studio. (10/9/11).  
    after her show appearance.             guests  on the Katie K9 show               
    (10/9/11).                                              today. (10/9/11).