Brenda Jones’ No, I Don’t Want to Play Today: An African Tale About Bullying has been awarded a Silver Medal by the Mom’s Choice Awards. The book won the distinction in the Inspiration/Motivation category for Juvenile Level 1 Books (Ages 5-8). This entertaining children’s story about a boastful, bullying lion who soon finds himself without playmates teaches the importance of kindness, tolerance, and friendship. Brenda Jones is an elementary school teacher who has also published Standing Up, a book about bullying geared toward teenagers. For more info on the Mom’s Choice Awards, go to . Congratulations, Brenda!