Cheryl Carpinello will be at the Vegas Valley Book Festival on October 17, 2015. Her two LC Silver Award books—Young Knights of the Round Table: The King’s Ransom (2012-YA Fiction) and Sons of the Sphinx (2014-PreTeen/Tween Fiction) will be recognized at the Literary Classics Award Ceremony in Las Vegas. Literary Classics honors excellence in literature for children and young adults. The Vegas Valley Book Festival, now in its thirteenth year, is a celebration of the written, spoken, and illustrated word.This annual festival is the largest literary event in Nevada, drawing more than 10,000 attendees during the season. Since its founding in 2002, the festival has presented over 800 authors and speakers and has produced or sponsored over 500 events, sessions, readings, workshops, and book signings.