Foreword Reviews

Full List of 2011 Foreword INDIES Winners

Adult Fiction

Gold: Scimitar's Heir (978-1-897492-39-0) by Chris A. Jackson, Dragon Moon Press
Silver: The Tides of Avarice (978-981-426053-4) by John Dahlgren, Editions Didier Millet
Bronze: Beasts of New York (978-0-88984-341-7) by Jon Evans and Jim Westergard (illustrator), The Porcupine's Quill
Gay & Lesbian
Gold: 96 Hours (978-1-932859-84-3) by Georgia Beers, Bywater Books
Silver: The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov (978-1-57344-719-5) by Paul Russell, Cleis Press
Bronze: Shaken and Stirred (978-1-932859-79-9) by Joan Opyr, Bywater Books
Honorable Mention: Sarah, Son of God (978-1-60282-212-2) by Justine Saracen, Bold Strokes Books
Gold: The Descent of Man (978-1-60953-043-3) by Kevin Desinger, Unbridled Books
Silver: Jane of the Jungle (978-1-4620-0293-1) by Jane Baskin, iUniverse
Bronze: Nothing Left to Lose (978-1-935514-94-7) by Allan Johnson, Plain View Press
Honorable Mention: Bogmeadow's Wish (978-0-88146-230-2) by Terry Kay, Mercer University Press
Gold: Fear Not The Storm (978-0-9704155-3-0) by Cathal Liam, St. Padraic Press
Silver: Altamont Augie (978-0-9830661-0-1) by Richard Barager, Interloper Press
Bronze: Washed in the Blood (978-0-88146-257-9) by Lisa Alther, Mercer University Press
Honorable Mention: The Luminist (978-0-9790188-7-9) by David Rocklin, Hawthorne Books
Editor's Choice Prize Fiction: All Cry Chaos (978-1-57962-222-0) by Leonard Rosen, The Permanent Press
Gold: Nahoonkara (978-0-9819687-6-6) by Peter Grandbois, Etruscan Press
Silver: Outside the Bones (978-1-55885-703-2) by Lyn Di Iorio, Arte Publico Press
Bronze: Mitzvah Man (978-0-89672-683-3) by John J. Clayton, Texas Tech University Press
Honorable Mention: Eromenos (978-0-9831554-0-9) by Melanie McDonald, Seriously Good Books
Gold: Alabaster Houses (978-1-4563-5462-6) by Lara McLaughlin, Wye Knot Books
Silver: The Calligrapher's Secret (978-1-56656-830-2) by Rafik Schami; translated by Anthea Bell, Interlink Books/Interlink Publishing Group
Bronze: Lawyer Geisha Pink (978-1-935270-10-2) by Jonathan Miller, Cool Titles
Honorable Mention: From This Wicked Patch of Dust (978-0-8165-3004-5) by Sergio Troncoso, University of Arizona Press
Gold: Trick of the Dark (978-1-932859-95-9) by Val McDermid, Bywater Books
Silver: Poison Makers (978-0-9801835-4-2) by Jimmy Olsen, Hoffman House Press
Bronze: Medieval Murders (978-1-4636-7098-6) by Aaron Stander, Writers and Editors
Gold: Words (978-1-4336-7170-8) by Ginny Yttrup, B&H Fiction
Silver: Sea Level (978-0-615-43586-2) by Nancy Kilgore, RCWMS
Bronze: How Huge the Night (978-0-8254-3310-8) by Heather Munn and Lydia Munn, Kregel Publications
Gold: Corrigans' Pool (978-0-9831197-1-5) by Dot Ryan, Checkered Swan Publishing
Silver: Firestorm (978-1-60282-232-0) by Radclyffe, Bold Strokes Books
Bronze: Noble Cause (978-0-9796000-4-3) by Jessica James, Patriot Press
Honorable Mention: The Dreaming (978-0-9716790-9-2) by Kim Murphy, Coachlight Press, LLC
Science Fiction
Gold: Avogadro Corp (978-0-9847557-0-7) by William Hertling, liquididea press
Silver: Blue Fall (978-0-9824817-4-5) by B. B. Griffith, Griffith Publishing
Bronze: Shadows and Fire (978-1-4327-7846-0) by Jennifer Fales, Outskirts Press
Short Stories
Gold: Binocular Vision (978-0-9823382-9-2) by Edith Pearlman, Lookout Books
Silver: Living Arrangements (978-1-886157-80-4) by Laura Maylene Walter, BkMk Press
Bronze: Cream of Kohlrabi (978-1-936797-10-3) by Floyd Skloot, Tupelo Press
Honorable Mention: God Bless America (978-0-9845922-3-4) by Steve Almond, Lookout Books
Thriller & Suspense
Gold: Fly by Night (978-1-60809-029-7) by Ward Larsen, Oceanview Publishing
Silver: The Parsifal Pursuit (978-1-936274-23-9) by Michael McMenamin & Patrick McMenamin, Enigma Books
Bronze: Waiting for Bones (978-1-4620-6159-4) by Donna Cousins, iUniverse

Adult Nonfiction

Gold: Into the Blue (978-1-59853-108-4) by Joseph J. Corn, The Library of America
Silver: Solace in So Many Words (978-0-9725254-6-6) by Various Contributors and Ellen Wade Beals (editor), Weighed Words LLC
Bronze: 27 Views of Chapel Hill (978-0-9820771-9-1) by Daniel Wallace, Introduction, Eno Publishers
Honorable Mention: The Other Latin@ (978-0-8165-2867-7) by Blas Falconer and Lorraine M. Lopez, University of Arizona Press
Gold: Fallingwater (978-0-8478-3599-7) by Lynda Waggoner (editor) and Christopher Little (photographer), Rizzoli International Publications
Silver: Alexander Girard (978-1-934429-84-6) by Kiera Coffee and Todd Oldham, AMMO Books
Bronze: Uncommon Vernacular (978-1-933202-87-7) by John C. Allen Jr., Andrew Lewis (illustrator), and Walter Smalling Jr. (photographer), West Virginia University Press
Honorable Mention: Building After Auschwitz (978-0-300-16914-0) by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld, Yale University Press
Gold: Liza Lou (978-0-8478-3461-7) by Texts by Eleanor Heartney, Lawrence Weschler, Arthur Lubow, and Peter Schjeldahl, Skira Rizzoli
Silver: Working South: Paintings and Sketches by Mary Whyte (978-1-57003-967-6) by Mary Whyte, The University of South Carolina Press
Bronze: Traditional Palestinian Costume (978-1-56656-825-8) by Hanan Karaman Munayyer, Olive Branch Press/Interlink Publishing Group
Honorable Mention: The History of Rome in Painting (978-0-7892-1103-3) by Jacqueline Champeaux (editor), Maria Teresa Caracciolo (editor), and Roselyne De Ayala (editor), Abbeville Press
Autobiography & Memoir
Gold: Brazilian Journal (978-0-88984-347-9) by P.K. Page, The Porcupine's Quill
Silver: Rattlesnake Daddy (978-1-935218-18-0) by Brent Spencer, The Backwaters Press
Bronze: The Gorilla Man and the Empress of Steak (978-1-61703-082-6) by Randy Fertel, University Press of Mississippi
Honorable Mention: The Pitcher's Kid (978-1-929355-78-5) by Jack Olsen, Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Gold: Jim Tully (978-1-60635-076-8) by Paul J. Bauer and Mark Dawidziak, Kent State University Press
Silver: Robert McCloskey (978-0-9786899-6-4) by Jane McCloskey, Seapoint Books/Smith Kerr Associates
Bronze: Emma Goldman (978-0-300-13726-2) by Vivian Gornick, Yale University Press
Bronze: Will Rogers (978-0-89672-676-5) by Richard D. White, Jr., Texas Tech University Press
Body, Mind & Spirit
Gold: The Tao of Walt Whitman (978-1-59181-104-6) by Ike Allen and Connie Shaw, Sentient Publications
Silver: Evolutionary Enlightenment (978-1-59079-209-4) by Andrew Cohen, Select Books
Bronze: Chakra Awakening (978-0-7387-1485-1) by Margaret Ann Lembo, Llewellyn Publications
Honorable Mention: Odyssey of Your Soul (978-1-60988-025-5) by Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Summit University Press
Business & Economics
Gold: Reinventing Fire (978-1-60358-371-8) by Armory B. Lovins and Rocky Mountain Institute, Chelsea Green
Silver: Wine Wars (978-0-7425-6819-8) by Mike Veseth, Roman & Littlefield
Bronze: The End of Growth (978-0-86571-695-7) by Richard Heinberg, New Society Publishers
Honorable Mention: Fundamentally Different (978-0-7414-6680-8) by David J. Friedman, Infinity Publishing
Gold: Mom, Incorporated (978-1-4162-0651-4) by Aliza Sherman and Danielle Elliott Smith, Sellers Publishing
Silver: Paid to Speak (978-1-60832-131-5) by National Speakers Association, Greenleaf Book Group
Bronze: Dancing With Digital Natives (978-0-910965-87-3) by Michelle Manafy and Heidi Gautschi, Information Today, Inc./CyberAge Books
Gold: The Country Cooking of Italy (978-0-8118-6671-2) by Colman Andrews, Chronicle Books
Silver: One World Vegetarian Cookbook (978-1-56656-834-0) by Troth Wells, Interlink Publishing
Bronze: Special Diets for Special Kids (978-1-935274-12-4) by Lisa Lewis, Future Horizons
Honorable Mention: The Whole Hog Cookbook (978-0-8478-3682-6) by Libbie Summers and Photography by Chia Chong (illustrator), Rizzoli New York
Crafts & Hobbies
Gold: A Fiber Artist's Guide to Color and Design The basics and beyond (978-1-935726-09-8) by Heather Thomas, Landauer Publishing
Silver: The Cult of LEGO (978-1-59327-391-0) by John Baichtal and Joe Meno, No Starch Press
Bronze: Design Sponge at Home (978-1-57965-431-3) by Grace Bonney, Artisan Books
Honorable Mention: Knit Your Own Dog (978-1-57912-874-6) by Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne, Black Dog & Leventhal
Gold: A Mind Shaped By Poverty (978-1-936236-71-8) by Regenia Rawlinson, iUniverse
Silver: The Pedagogy of Confidence (978-0-8077-5223-4) by Yvette Jackson, Teachers College Press
Bronze: Personal Learning Networks (978-1-935543-27-5) by Will Richardson and Rob Mancabelli, Solution Tree Press
Honorable Mention: Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health (978-1-934575-88-8) by Catherine Davies, MEd, MSc, CPsychol, LMHC and Melissa Dubie MS, AAPC Publishing
Gold: Tales from the Sustainable Underground (978-0-86571-687-2) by Stephen Hren, New Society
Silver: Windfall (978-0-8061-4192-3) by Robert W. Righter, University of Oklahoma Press
Bronze: Comprehending the Climate Crisis (978-1-4620-4519-8) by Bradley J. Dibble, iUniverse
Honorable Mention: On the Origin of Beauty (978-1-935493-98-3) by John Griffin, World Wisdom
Gold: Rightful Place (978-0-89672-679-6) by Amy Hale Auker, Texas Tech University Press
Silver: Sex and the River Styx (978-1-60358-337-4) by Edward Hoagland, Chelsea Green Publishing
Bronze: Crossing Borders (978-1-55885-710-0) by Sergio Troncoso, Arte Publico Press
Honorable Mention: Fine Incisions (978-0-88984-334-9) by Eric Ormsby, The Porcupine's Quill
Family & Relationships
Gold: Peace In the Heart and Home (978-0-9844903-0-1) by Charlette Mikulka, Kittacanoe Press
Silver: How's Your Family Really Doing? (978-1-936401-92-5) by Don MacMannis, PhD and Debra Manchester MacMannis, MSW, Two Harbors Press
Bronze: Hurt 2.0 (978-0-8010-3941-6) by Chap Clark, Baker Academic/Baker Publishing Group
Graphic Novels & Comics
Gold: Jim Henson's Tale of Sand (978-1-936393-09-1) by Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl and Ramon Perez (illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Silver: Rust (978-1-936393-27-5) by Royden Lepp (author, illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Bronze: Anne Steelyard (978-0-9842143-4-1) by Barbara Hambly, Penny Farthing Press
Honorable Mention: Lost Trail (978-0-89272-945-6) by Donn Fendler, with Lynn Plourde and Ben Bishop (illustrator), Down East Books
Gold: Let's Eat Out with Celiac/Coeliac and Food Allergies (978-0-9764845-6-1) by Kim Koeller and Robert La France, R&R Publishing
Silver: Is This Normal? (978-1-60961-121-7) by John Whyte, Rodale
Bronze: Diabetes and Pregnancy (978-1-58040-437-2) by David A. Sacks, American Diabetes Association
Honorable Mention: The Power of Wagging Tails (978-1-936303-12-0) by Dawn Marcus, Demos
Gold: Proslavery Priest (978-976-640255-6) by B.W. Higman, The University of the West Indies Press
Silver: Unvanquished (978-0-9836563-0-2) by Peter Hetherington, Pingora Press
Bronze: Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind (978-1-58979-567-9) by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley Jr., Taylor Trade Publishing
Honorable Mention: Detroitland (978-0-8143-3499-7) by Richard Bak, Wayne State University Press
Home & Garden
Gold: Preventing Home Accidents (978-0-89793-607-1) by Dan Hannan, Hunter House Publishers
Silver: The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener (978-1-60342-568-1) by Niki Jabbour, Storey Publishing
Bronze: Your Farm in the City (978-1-57912-862-3) by Lisa Taylor, Black Dog & Leventhal
Honorable Mention: The Meghan Method (978-0-9829387-0-6) by Meghan Carter, GEM Multimedia
Gold: The Recordsetter Book of World Records (978-0-7611-6577-4) by Corey Henderson and Dan Rollman, Workman
Silver: Young Me, Now Me (978-1-56975-982-0) by Ze Frank, Ulysses Press
Bronze: Zombies of the World (978-0-9827265-0-1) by Ross Payton, Slang Design
Honorable Mention: Blacklisted from the PTA (978-1-936214-43-3) by Lela Davidson, Jupiter Press, imprint of Wyatt MacKenzie
Gold: The Ramble in Central Park (978-0-7892-1091-3) by Robert A. McCabe, Abbeville Press
Silver: Excellent Joy (978-1-888160-55-0) by Michael R. Rosmann, Ice Cube Press
Bronze: Into the Heat (978-0-9839435-2-5) by Cindy Bellinger, Blue Mesa Books
Honorable Mention: The Way of Natural History (978-1-59534-074-0) by Thomas Lowe Fleischner, Trinity University Press
Gold: Building Resilience in Children and Teens (978-1-58110-551-3) by Kenneth R. Ginsburg, American Academy of Pediatrics
Silver: Cybertraps for the Young (978-0-9840531-7-9) by Frederick S. Lane, NTI Upstream
Bronze: Preparing Children for Success in School and Life (978-1-4129-8844-5) by Marcia L. Tate, Corwin
Honorable Mention: Ten Powerful Things to Say to Your Kids (978-0-943097-09-1) by Paul Axtell, Jackson Creek Press
Performing Arts
Gold: Keystone Korner (978-0-253-35691-8) by Edited by Sascha Feinstein and Kathy Sloane and Photographs and Interviews by Kathy Sloane (illustrator), Indiana University Press
Silver: The Jamaican Theatre (978-976-640226-6) by Wycliffe Bennett and Hazel Bennett, The University of the West Indies Press
Bronze: Def Jam Recordings (978-0-8478-3371-9) by Bill Adler and Dan Charnas, Rizzoli New York
Honorable Mention: JAWS: Memories From Martha's Vineyard (978-0-9833502-0-0) by Matt Taylor, MOONRISE MEDIA
Gold: The Whole-Brain Path to Peace (978-1-57983-055-7) by James Olson, Origin Press
Gold: The Great Picture (978-1-55595-373-7) by Dawn Hassett, Hudson Hills
Silver: Edward Weston (978-1-934429-57-0) by Steve Crist, AMMO Books
Bronze: The Radical Camera (978-0-300-14687-5) by Mason Klein and Catherine Evans, Yale University Press
Honorable Mention: Gay in America (978-1-59962-104-3) by Scott Pasfield (photographer), Terrence McNally (contributor), and Tom Kirdahy (contributor), Welcome Books
Gold: Radial Symmetry (978-0-300-16920-1) by Katherine Larson, Yale University Press
Silver: A Path to the Sea (978-1-929355-75-4) by Liliana Ursu, Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Bronze: The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception (978-0-9818591-9-4) by Martha Silano, Saturnalia Books
Honorable Mention: The Book of What Stays (978-0-8032-3635-6) by James Crews, University of Nebraska Press
Political Science
Gold: Religion, Terror, and Error (978-0-313-39145-3) by Douglas M. Johnston, Praeger Security International
Silver: The Real World of Democratic Theory (978-0-691-09001-6) by Ian Shapiro, Princeton University Press
Bronze: Courage (978-0-268-02039-2) by Richard Avramenko, University of Notre Dame Press
Honorable Mention: Deadly Embrace (978-0-8157-0557-4) by Bruce Riedel, The Brookings Institution
Gold: Attitude Reconstruction (978-0-9835287-7-7) by Jude Bijou, ma, mft, Riviera Press
Silver: Living with Depression (978-1-4422-1056-1) by Deborah Serani, Rowman & Littlefield
Bronze: Backdrop (978-0-615-51812-1) by Gayle E. Pitman, Active Voice Press
Honorable Mention: Traumatic Experience and The Brain (978-1-935089-42-1) by Dave Ziegler, Acacia Publishing
Editor's Choice Prize Nonfiction: Logodaedaly, or, Sleight of Words (978-0-9823372-9-5) by Erzsébet Gilbert and Sherise Talbott (illustrator), Wolverine Farm Publishing
Gold: Anatomy 360 (978-1-60710-213-7) by Jamie Roebuck, Thunder Bay
Silver: Steven Petrow's Complete Gay and Lesbian Manners (978-0-7611-5670-3) by Steven Petrow, Workman
Bronze: Final Rights (978-0-942679-34-2) by Joshua Slocum and Lisa Carlson, Upper Access
Honorable Mention: Biographical Dictionary of American Physicians of African Ancestry, 1800-1920 (978-0-9831151-5-1) by Geraldine Rhoades Beckford, Africana Homestead Legacy Publishers
Gold: Detroitland (978-0-8143-3499-7) by Richard Bak, Wayne State University Press
Silver: Creating Dairyland (978-0-87020-463-0) by Edward Janus, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Bronze: Everyday Klansfolk (978-0-87013-995-6) by Craig Fox, MSU Press
Honorable Mention: The Grads are Playing Tonight! (978-0-88864-602-6) by M. Ann Hall, University of Alberta Press
Gold: Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? (978-0-664-23504-8) by John Fea, Westminster John Knox Press
Silver: A Public Faith (978-1-58743-298-9) by Miroslav Volf, Brazos Press/Baker Publishing Group
Bronze: Religion, Terror, and Error (978-0-313-39145-3) by Douglas M. Johnston, Praeger Security International
Honorable Mention: Sufism for Western Seekers (978-0-615-56280-3) by Stewart Bitkoff, CreateSpace
Gold: Attitude Reconstruction (978-0-9835287-7-7) by Jude Bijou, ma, mft, Riviera Press
Silver: Ethical Intelligence (978-1-60868-054-2) by Bruce Weinstein, New World Library
Bronze: Awake in the World (978-0-7387-2722-6) by Debra Moffit, Llewellyn Worldwide
Honorable Mention: The Pathway to Love (978-0-9829768-0-7) by Julie Orlov, Larimar Publishing
Social Sciences
Gold: Special Interest (978-0-8157-2129-1) by Terry M. Moe, The Brookings Institution
Silver: A Promise in Haiti (978-0-8265-1783-8) by Mark Curnutte, Vanderbilt University Press
Bronze: Imprisoned Art, Complex Patronage (978-1-934691-45-8) by Joyce M. Szabo, SAR Press
Honorable Mention: One-Way Tickets (978-1-59534-070-2) by Alicia Borinsky, Trinity University Press
Gold: The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central (978-0-8032-3434-5) by Steve Marantz, University of Nebraska Press
Silver: Sunset Tai Chi (978-1-59439-212-2) by Ramel Rones, YMAA Publication Center
Bronze: River Smallmouth Fishing (978-0-9763876-2-6) by Tim Holschlag and Ron Nelson (illustrator), Smallmouth Angler Press
Travel Essays
Gold: I Taste Fire, Earth, Rain (978-0-9836094-2-1) by Caryl Sherpa, Studio S Press
Silver: 3 Miles Per Hour (978-0-9832085-0-1) by Polly Letofsky, GlobalWalk
Bronze: I Never Intended to Be Brave (978-1-935766-15-5) by Heather Andersen, Windy City Publishers
Travel Guides
Gold: The Complete Walt Disney World 2011 (978-0-9709596-2-1) by Julie Neal and Mike Neal, Coconut Press
Silver: Drinking Japan (978-4-80531054-0) by Chris Bunting, Tuttle Publishing
Bronze: The White House (978-1-931917-06-3) by The White House Historical Association, The White House Historical Association
Honorable Mention: Moon Maya 2012 (978-1-61238-119-0) by Joshua Berman, Avalon Travel
True Crime
Gold: The Color Of Night (978-0-88282-322-5) by L.C. Timmerman and John H. Timmerman, New Horizon Press
Silver: Anatomy of a Kidnapping (978-0-89672-693-2) by Steven L. Berk, Texas Tech University Press
Bronze: Three Bodies Burning (978-0-9831298-1-3) by Brian Bogdanoff, 1161 Press
Honorable Mention: Homeless Come Home (978-0-268-02981-4) by Benedict Giamo, University of Notre Dame Press
Women's Issues
Gold: Grade A Baby Eggs (978-1-936940-11-0) by Victoria Hopewell and Joe Tantillo (illustrator), Epigraph Books
Silver: Who in This Room (978-0-934971-12-6) by Katherine Malmo, CALYX Books
Bronze: Many Blessings (978-0-9832776-0-6) by Sonnee Weedn, Chrispa Publishing
Honorable Mention: Performing Sex (978-1-4384-3782-8) by Breanne Fahs, SUNY Press
Gold: The Complete Guide to Writing Paranormal Novels, Volume 1 (978-1-897492-41-3) by Kim Richards (Editor), Dragon Moon Press
Silver: Many Genres One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction (978-0-938467-08-3) by Michael A. Arnzen and Heidi Ruby Miller, Headline Books
Bronze: Shut Up and Write! (978-0-9764742-7-2) by Judy Bridges, Redbird Studio Press
Honorable Mention: A Kite in the Wind (978-1-59534-072-6) by Andrea Barrett and Peter Turchi, editors, Trinity University Press


Juvenile Fiction
Gold: Rex Riders (978-0-9825796-3-3) by J.P. Carlson and Jim Calafiore (illustrator), Monstrosities Books
Silver: Finding Faith (978-1-4141-1867-3) by C. E. Edmonson, WinePress Publishing
Bronze: Milagro of the Spanish Bean Pot (978-0-89672-681-9) by Emerita Romero-Anderson and Randall Pijoan (illustrator), Texas Tech University Press
Honorable Mention: Ghost Messages (978-1-55050-458-3) by Jacqueline Guest, Coteau Books
Juvenile Nonfiction
Gold: How to Talk to an Autistic Kid (978-1-57542-365-4) by Daniel Stefanski, Free Spirit Publishing
Silver: Off to Class (978-1-926818-86-3) by Susan Hughes, Owlkids Books
Bronze: Migrant Mother (978-0-7565-4448-5) by Don Nardo, Compass Point Books, a Capstone imprint
Honorable Mention: Around One Log (978-1-58469-138-9) by Anthony D. Fredericks and Jennifer DiRubbio (illustrator), Dawn Publications
Picture Books
Gold: Press Here (978-0-8118-7954-5) by Herv Tullet, Chronicle Books
Silver: Francis Woke up Early (978-0-940112-20-9) by Josephine Nobisso and Maureen Hyde (illustrator), Gingerbread House
Bronze: Sora and the Cloud (978-1-59702-027-5) by Felecia Hoshino and Akiko Hisa (translator), Immedium
Honorable Mention: E-mergency! (978-0-8118-7898-2) by Tom Lichtenheld (author, illustrator) and Ezra Fields-Meyer, Chronicle Books
Young Adult Fiction
Gold: Brooklyn, Burning (978-0-7613-7526-5) by Steve Brezenoff, Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner Publishing Group
Silver: First Descent (978-1-77049-257-8) by Pam Withers, Tundra Books
Bronze: Drummer Girl (978-1-55050-462-0) by Karen Bass, Coteau Books
Honorable Mention: The Dragon Turn (978-1-77049-231-8) by Shane Peacock, Tundra Books
Young Adult Nonfiction
Gold: Beyond Bullets (978-1-55451-293-5) by Rafal Gerszak, Annick Press
Silver: Five Thousand Years of Slavery (978-0-88776-914-6) by Marjorie Gann and Janet Willen, Tundra Books
Bronze: World Without Fish (978-0-7611-5607-9) by Mark Kurlansky and Frank Stockton (illustrator), Workman
Honorable Mention: Law Made Fun through Harry Potter's Adventures (978-1-4611-5723-6) by Karen Morris and Bradley S. Carroll, CreateSpace