- 2014 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Travel (Adult Nonfiction)
Climate researcher David Kroodsma bicycled 21,000 miles across North and South America, traversing unique ecosystems, coastline settlements, and glaciated mountains. Countless people, from subsistence farmers to petroleum engineers, sheltered him and shared their stories. These experiences transformed and personalized his understanding of climate change, and in The Bicycle Diaries, Kroodsma shares these unexpected insights through a gripping travel narrative.