Foreword Reviews

Full List of 2012 Foreword INDIES Winners

Adult Fiction

Gold: Winter Nova (978-0-9851918-1-8) by Preston Morgan, ArchMillennium
Silver: The Goddess of Dance (978-0-9838320-2-7) by Anna Kashina, Dragonwell Publishing
Bronze: The Dagger of Adendigaeth (978-0-9906291-4-6) by Melissa McPhail, Five Strands Publishing
Honorable Mention: Benajah's Keeper (978-1-4775-6232-1) by Aeryn Dougan, CreateSpace
Gay & Lesbian
Gold: The Celestial (978-1-60820-768-8) by Barry Brennessel, MLR Press
Silver: The View From a Rusty Train Car (978-1-927044-34-6) by DeeJay Arens, Writers AMuse Me Publishing
Bronze: Coming out Can Be Murder (978-1-935766-28-5) by Renee James, Windy City Publishers
Honorable Mention: The Fallen Snow (978-0-9884148-0-8) by John J Kelley, Stone Cabin Press
Gold: The Rent Collector (978-1-60907-122-6) by Camron Wright, Shadow Mountain Publishing
Silver: A Death at the White Camellia Orphanage (978-0-88146-271-5) by Marly Youmans, Mercer University Press
Bronze: Hard to Have Heroes (978-0-8263-5204-0) by Buddy Mays, University of New Mexico Press
Honorable Mention: The Bird Saviors (978-1-60953-070-9) by William J. Cobb, Unbridled Books
Gold: Angle of Declination (978-1-936198-76-4) by Doug Mayfield and Sally Mayfield, Two Harbors Press
Silver: The Chronicles of Iona (978-0-615-60254-7) by Paula de Fougerolles, Careswell Press
Bronze: The Bastard (978-1-4810-6628-0) by Mark Canter, Createspace
Gold: One Blood (978-0-9827193-6-7) by Qwantu Amaru, Stephanie Casher (editor), and Cathi Stevenson (designer), The Pantheon Collective (TPC Books)
Silver: Vampyric Variations (978-1-894063-94-4) by Nancy Kilpatrick, EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing
Bronze: Oddities & Entities (978-0-9850066-4-8) by Roland Allnach, All Things That Matter Press
Honorable Mention: Chiral Mad (978-1-4791-5243-8) by Michael Bailey (editor), Gord Rollo (contributor), Gary McMahon (contributor), Gary A. Braunbeck (contributor), Gene O'Neill (contributor), Meghan Arcuri (contributor), Jeff Strand (contributor), Jack Ketchum (contributor), Christian A. Larsen (contributor), and Eric J. Guignard (contributor), Written Backwards
Editor's Choice Prize Fiction: Glorybound (978-1-60226-010-8) by Jessie Van Eerden, WordFarm
Gold: Frottage and Even as We Speak (978-0-9845782-2-1) by Mona Houghton, What Books Press
Silver: That's Not a Feeling (978-1-61695-188-7) by Dan Josefson, Soho Press
Bronze: Total Secession (978-0-9854855-2-8) by Adam Connell, Adam Connell
Honorable Mention: Grid City Overload (978-1-4752-9593-1) by Steven T. Bramble, CreateSpace
Gold: Malena (978-0-9842252-7-9) by Edgardo David Holzman, Nortia Press
Silver: Across the Mekong River (978-1-4663-3810-4) by Elaine Russell, CreateSpace
Bronze: An Apricot Year (978-0-9755881-6-1) by Martha Egan, Papalote Press
Honorable Mention: Shadow of the Sun (978-0-615-74294-6) by Merrie P. Wycoff, Rosa Mystica Publishing
Gold: A Deadly Affection (978-0-9848413-0-1) by Cuyler Overholt, Copper Bottom Press
Silver: Dead Anyway (978-1-57962-283-1) by Chris Knopf, The Permanent Press
Bronze: Bone Shadows (978-0-9800017-5-4) by Christopher Valen, Conquill Press
Honorable Mention: Ill Will (978-1-60282-657-1) by J.M. Redmann, Bold Strokes Books
Gold: Lost and Found (978-1-4336-7171-5) by Ginny L. Yttrup, B&H Publishing
Silver: Splintered Light (978-1-60619-020-3) by Lee Denning, Twilight Times
Bronze: The Sound of Red Returning (978-0-8254-2574-5) by Sue Duffy, Kregel Publications
Honorable Mention: Waverly's Universe (978-0-615-70921-5) by Jim Trainor, UpNorth Press
Gold: Mortal Fire (978-0-85721-202-3) by C.F. Dunn, Monarch Books
Silver: Broken Wings (978-1-937593-36-0) by Alexandrea Weis, World Castle Publishing
Bronze: Crossroads (978-1-60282-756-1) by Radclyffe, Bold Strokes Books
Bronze: Sand Dollar (978-0-9851156-0-9) by Sebastian Cole, Sebastian Cole
Science Fiction
Gold: State of Union (978-0-9855528-5-5) by Sven Michael Davison, Bedouin Press
Silver: The Samsara Effect (978-0-9726007-8-1) by Paul Black, Novel Instincts
Bronze: The Water Thief (978-1-4679-7227-7) by Nicholas Lamar Soutter, CreateSpace
Honorable Mention: Upload (978-1-300-33561-0) by Mark McClelland, Mark McClelland
Short Stories
Gold: The World of a Few Minutes Ago (978-0-8143-3612-0) by Jack Driscoll, Wayne State University Press
Silver: Where I Am Now (978-1-886157-82-8) by Robert Day, BkMk Press
Bronze: Love, in Theory (978-0-8203-4349-5) by E. J. Levy, University of Georgia
Honorable Mention: High-Water Mark (978-0-88984-356-1) by Nicole Dixon, The Porcupine's Quill
Thriller & Suspense
Gold: Etiquette for an Apocalypse (978-0-9848930-0-3) by Anne Mendel, Brackets Press
Silver: A Prayer for the Devil (978-1-937110-34-5) by Dale Allan , Emerald Book Company
Bronze: The Samsara Effect (978-0-9726007-8-1) by Paul Black, Novel Instincts
Honorable Mention: The Clause (978-0-7387-3416-3) by Brian Wiprud, Midnight Ink Books
Gold: The Plain in Flames (978-0-292-74385-4) by Juan Rulfo, UT Press
Silver: The World Eve Left Us (978-1-56703-057-0) by Boston Teran, High Top
Bronze: The Tragedy of Fidel Castro (978-1-938416-16-3) by Joao Cerqueira, River Grove Books
War & Military
Gold: Resurrect (978-0-85721-249-8) by David E. Stevens, Kregel Publications
Silver: The Five O'Clock Follies (978-0-9847799-1-8) by Theasa Tuohy, Calliope Press
Bronze: But by the Chance of War (978-0-615-53205-9) by Richard C. Lyons, Lylea Creative Resources

Adult Nonfiction

Adventure & Recreation
Gold: The Expedition (978-0-9849155-0-7) by Jason Lewis, BilllyFish Books, LLC
Silver: Buried in the Sky (978-0-393-07988-3) by Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan, WW Norton
Bronze: Walking Distance (978-0-87071-683-6) by Robert Manning and Martha Manning, Oregon State University Press
Honorable Mention: Just Ride (978-0-7611-5558-4) by Grant Petersen, Workman Publishing
Gold: Grit Lit (978-1-61117-083-2) by Brian Carpenter (editor) and Tom Franklin (editor), University of South Carolina Press
Silver: Fundamentally Female (978-0-9881856-0-9) by Renee Rongen, Carol McAdoo Rehme (editor), and Annette Wood (designer), Kittleson Creek Press
Bronze: No Character Limit (978-0-9837081-1-7) by Keren Taylor (editor), WriteGirl Publications
Honorable Mention: The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction (978-0-9846166-6-4) by Dinty W. Moore (editor), Rose Metal Press
Gold: Sun Sticks and Mud (978-0-615-61964-4) by Bart Kaltenbach, La Sombra Books
Silver: Frank Lloyd Wright: Natural Design, Organic Architecture (978-0-8478-3796-0) by Alan Hess and Alan Weintraub (photographer), Rizzoli
Bronze: The Space Between (978-0-8010-3908-9) by Eric O. Jacobsen, Baker Academic
Honorable Mention: Detroit's Historic Places of Worship (978-0-8143-3424-9) by Barbara Krueger, Wayne State University Press
Gold: Canadian Folk Art to 1950 (978-0-88864-556-2) by John A. Fleming, Michael J. Rowan, and James A. Chambers (photographer), University of Alberta Press
Silver: Artists in Love (978-1-59962-113-5) by Veronica Kavass, Welcome Books
Bronze: The Postcard Age (978-0-87846-781-5) by Benjamin Weiss and Lynda Klich, MFA Publications
Honorable Mention: Monkey King (978-1-60887-117-9) by Vincent Zhao, Insight Editions
Autobiography & Memoir
Gold: The Language of Men (978-0-9768813-2-2) by Anthony D'Aries, Hudson Whitman / Excelsior College Press
Silver: Born Under an Assumed Name (978-1-59797-698-5) by Sara Mansfield Taber, Potomac Books
Bronze: The Watchmaker's Daughter (978-0-9755618-8-1) by Sonia Taitz, McWitty Press
Honorable Mention: Border Crossings (978-0-9854151-1-2) by Charles Novacek, 1021 Press
Gold: Under the North Light (978-0-9679268-6-5) by Lawrence Webster, WoodstockArts
Silver: Let the People In (978-0-292-71964-4) by Jan Reid, University of Texas Press
Bronze: Lynn Margulis (978-1-60358-446-3) by Dorion Sagan (editor), Chelsea Green Publishing
Honorable Mention: Unconquered (978-1-61254-041-2) by J.D. Davis, Brown Books
Body, Mind & Spirit
Gold: Mudras of India (978-1-84819-084-9) by Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll, Singing Dragon
Silver: By God's Grace (978-1-60887-141-4) by Sadhvi Saraswati, Mandala Publishing
Bronze: The Lakota Way of Strength and Courage (978-1-60407-878-7) by Joseph Marshall III, Sounds True
Honorable Mention: 365 Ways to Raise Your Frequency (978-0-7387-2740-0) by Melissa Alvarez, Llewellyn Worldwide
Business & Economics
Gold: The Rainforest (978-0-615-58672-4) by Victor W. Hwang and Greg Horowitt, Regenwald
Silver: Breakthrough Branding (978-1-85788-581-1) by Catherine Kaputa, Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Bronze: The Pause Principle (978-1-60994-532-9) by Kevin Cashman, Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Honorable Mention: Emotional Intelligence for Sales Success (978-0-8144-3029-3) by Colleen Stanley, AMACOM
Honorable Mention: Face2Face (978-0-910965-99-6) by David Lee King, CyberAge Books
Gold: The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger's Syndrome (978-1-84905-921-3) by Barbara Bissonnette, Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Silver: The Freelancer's Bible (978-0-7611-6488-3) by Sarah Horowitz and Toni Sciarra Poynter (contributor), Workman Publishing
Bronze: Your Career, Your Way! (978-1-936048-08-3) by Lisa Quast, Career Woman
Gold: 101 Classic Cookbooks (978-0-8478-3793-9) by THE FALES LIBRARY, Marion Nestle (contributor), and Judith Jones (contributor), Rizzoli
Silver: Japanese Farm Food (978-1-4494-1829-8) by Nancy Singleton Hachisu and Kenji Miura (photographer), Andrews McMeel Publishing
Bronze: Afield (978-1-59962-114-2) by Jesse Griffiths and Jody Horton (photographer), Welcome Books
Crafts & Hobbies
Gold: Star Wars Origami (978-0-7611-6943-7) by Chris Alexander and Tom Angleberger (contributor), Workman Publishing
Silver: Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement (978-0-8040-1138-9) by Suzi Parron, Swallow Press
Bronze: Modern Patchwork (978-1-60705-548-8) by Elizabeth Hartman, C & T Publishing
Bronze: Tape It and Make It (978-1-4380-0135-7) by Richela Fabian Morgan, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Honorable Mention: Indygo Junction's Fabric Flowers (978-0-9826270-2-0) by Amy Barickman , Amy Barickman LLC
Ecology & Environment
Editor's Choice Prize Nonfiction: Eating Dirt (978-1-55365-792-7) by Charlotte Gill, Greystone Books
Gold: The Last Atoll (978-1-59534-130-3) by Pamela Frierson, Trinity University Press
Silver: Niagara Digressions (978-0-9837405-2-0) by E.R. Baxter, Starcherone Books
Bronze: Damming the Osage (978-0-9673925-8-5) by Leland Payton and Crystal Payton, Lens & Pen Press
Gold: Born, Not Raised (978-0-9792366-3-1) by Susan Madden Lankford and Juvenile artists (illustrator), Humane Exposures Publishing, LLC
Silver: Common Core English Language Arts in a PLC at Work™, Grades K–2 (978-1-936764-16-7) by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey, Solution Tree Press
Bronze: Professional Capital (978-0-8077-5332-3) by Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan, Teachers College Press
Honorable Mention: Try Reading Again (978-1-60613-028-5) by DeAnna Horstmeier, Ph.D., Woodbine House
Gold: Things That Are (978-1-57131-334-8) by Amy Leach, Milkweed Editions
Silver: A Thousand Deer (978-0-292-73795-2) by Rick Bass, UT Press
Bronze: Swallowing the Sea (978-1-936797-14-1) by Lee Upton, Tupelo
Honorable Mention: My Bookstore (978-1-57912-910-1) by Ronald Rice, Black Dog & Leventhal
Family & Relationships
Gold: Living Nonviolent Communication (978-1-60407-827-5) by Marshall Rosenberg, Sounds True
Silver: The Foster Parenting Toolbox (978-0-9726244-6-6) by Kim Phagan-Hansel (editor), EMK Press
Bronze: Pride and Joy (978-0-19-989624-0) by Kenneth Barish, Oxford University Press
Honorable Mention: Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know (978-1-58110-651-0) by Alan I. Rosenblatt, MD, FAAP (editor) and Paul S. Carbone, MD, FAAP (editor), American Academy of Pediatrics
Graphic Novels & Comics
Gold: Dotter of Her Father Eyes (978-1-59582-850-7) by Mary M. Talbot, Dark Horse Books
Silver: Cursed Pirate Girl (978-1-936393-60-2) by Jeremy Bastian (author, illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Bronze: Blacksad (978-1-59582-931-3) by Juan Diaz Canales, Dark Horse Books
Honorable Mention: Iron (978-1-936393-28-2) by Shane-Michael Vidaurri (author, illustrator), Archaia Entertainment
Gold: The Patient Survival Guide (978-1-936303-31-1) by Maryanne McGuckin, Demos Health
Silver: The Cookie Book (978-0-89793-606-4) by Maritza Breitenbach, Hunter House
Bronze: The Take-Charge Patient (978-0-9815240-3-0) by Martine Ehrenclou, MA, Lemon Grove Press
Honorable Mention: Dad to Dad Parenting Like a Pro (978-1-58110-650-3) by David L. Hill, MD, FAAP, American Academy of Pediatrics
Gold: Through the Eye of the Needle (978-0-691-15290-5) by Peter Brown, Princeton University Press
Silver: We Are Here (978-0-8032-3012-5) by Ellen Cassedy, University of Nebraska Press
Bronze: Railroads and the American People (978-0-253-00633-2) by H. Roger Grant, Indiana University Press
Home & Garden
Gold: The Seasoned Gardener (978-0-9774251-8-1) by Carolyn Singer, Garden Wisdom Press
Silver: Garden Wisdom (978-0-87020-494-4) by Jerry Apps, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Bronze: The Maine Garden Journal (978-0-9847103-0-0) by Lisa Colburn and Joanna Young (designer), Fern Leaf Publishing Company
Honorable Mention: Ecothrifty (978-0-86571-715-2) by Deborah Niemann, New Society Publishers
Gold: Monty Python's Flying Circus (978-1-57912-913-2) by Luke Dempsey, Black Dog & Leventhal
Silver: The Art of Procrastination (978-0-7611-7167-6) by John Perry, Workman Publishing
Bronze: The 6.5 Practices of Moderately Successful Poets (978-1-936747-27-6) by Jeffrey Skinner, Sarabande Books
Honorable Mention: Uncle John's Fully Loaded 25th Anniversary Bathroom Reader (978-1-60710-562-6) by Bathroom Readers' Institute, Portable Press
Gold: The Appalachian Trail (978-0-8478-3903-2) by Brian King and Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Bill Bryson (contributor), Rizzoli
Silver: Kissed by a Fox (978-1-58243-812-2) by Priscilla Stuckey, Counterpoint
Bronze: Skulls (978-1-57912-912-5) by Simon Winchester, Black Dog & Leventhal
Honorable Mention: Safari (978-0-7611-6380-0) by Carol Kaufmann and Dan Kainen (designer), Workman Publishing
Performing Arts & Music
Gold: Rolling Stones 50 X 20 (978-1-60887-132-2) by Chris Murray, Insight Editions
Silver: The Untold Story of Adele aus der Ohe (978-1-59298-464-0) by LaWayne Leno, Beaver's Pond Press
Bronze: North of Hollywood (978-0-9848442-1-0) by Rick Lenz, Chromodroid Press
Honorable Mention: Global Reggae (978-976-812596-5) by Carolyn Cooper (editor), Canoe Press
Gold: Little Boy Blue (978-0-7641-6526-9) by Kim Kavin, Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Silver: For Love of Cats (978-1-935726-13-5) by Animal Recue League of Iowa, Inc., Landauer Publishing
Silver: For Love of Dogs (978-1-935726-12-8) by ARL Iowa, Paula Sunday, and Mick McAuliffe, Landauer Publishing
Bronze: Pets at the White House (978-0-615-58063-0) by Jennifer B. Pickens, Fife & Drum Press
Honorable Mention: Lipstick and the Leash (978-0-615-46558-6) by Camilla Gray-Nelson, Double Dove Press
Gold: The Philosophy Shop (978-1-78135-049-2) by Peter Worley (editor), David Jenkins (contributor), and Nolen Gertz, et al. (contributor), Independent Thinking Press
Silver: Simone Weil (978-0-268-02373-7) by Robert Chenavier and Bernard E. Doering (translator), University of Notre Dame Press
Bronze: The Wisdom of Generations (978-0-9829354-8-4) by Tieman H. Dippel, Jr., Texas Peacemaker Publications, LLC
Honorable Mention: The Fourth Dimension of Existence (978-1-4775-8292-3) by Nasr Saad, Create Space
Gold: Ori Gersht (978-0-87846-779-2) by Al Miner, MFA Publications
Silver: Alone with the Past (978-1-890434-84-7) by Ernest R. Lawrence, Afton Press
Bronze: Faking It (978-0-300-18501-0) by Mia Fineman, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Honorable Mention: Ice (978-0-8478-3886-8) by James Balog and Terry Tempest Williams (contributor), Rizzoli
Gold: Acquainted with the Cold (978-1-936511-04-4) by Lexa Hillyer, Bona Fide Books
Silver: The Glass Tree (978-0-9815560-8-6) by Laura Davies Foley, Harbor Mountain Press
Bronze: The Sky Is a Bird of Sorrow (978-1-877655-75-3) by Steve Dieffenbacher, Wordcraft of Oregon
Honorable Mention: To Embroider the Ground With Prayer (978-0-8143-3620-5) by Teresa J. Scollon, Wayne State University Press
Political Science
Gold: Defending the Filibuster (978-0-253-00191-7) by Richard A. Arenberg and Robert B. Dove, Indiana University Press
Silver: Tax Cheating (978-1-4384-4270-9) by Donald Morris, SUNY Press
Bronze: Bending History (978-0-8157-2182-6) by Martin S. Indyk, Kenneth G. Lieberthal, and Michael E. O'Hanlon, The Brookings Institution
Honorable Mention: Force Decisions: A Citizens Guide (978-1-59439-243-6) by Rory Miller, YMAA Publication Center
Popular Culture
Gold: The Guitar & Amp Sourcebook (978-1-60710-565-7) by Mike Abbott, Thunder Bay Press
Silver: The Trivia Lover's Guide to the World (978-1-4422-1403-3) by Gary Fuller, Rowman & Littlefield
Bronze: Man Bites Dog (978-0-7591-2073-0) by Bruce Kraig, Alta Mira Press
Honorable Mention: Schiaparelli & Prada (978-0-300-17955-2) by Andrew Bolton and Harold Koda, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gold: Non-Drug Treatments for ADHD (978-0-393-70622-2) by Richard Brown and Patricia Gerbarg, WW Norton
Silver: See Me as a Person (978-1-886624-83-2) by Mary Koloroutis and Michael Trout, Creative Health Care Management
Bronze: Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew (978-1-935274-65-0) by Ellen Notbohm, Future Horizons
Gold: Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking (978-1-60358-332-9) by Gianaclis Caldwell, Chelsea Green Publishing
Silver: Handbook of Women Biblical Interpreters (978-0-8010-3356-8) by Marion Ann Taylor (editor) and Agnes Choi (editor), Baker Academic
Bronze: Baja California Plant Field Guide 3rd Edition (978-0-916251-18-5) by Jon P. Rebman and Norman C. Roberts, Sunbelt Publications
Honorable Mention: Autism as Context Blindness (978-1-937473-00-6) by Peter Vermeulen, AAPC Publishing
Gold: Ricardo Brededa (978-0-932653-99-4) by Diana Lindsay, SUNBELT PUBLICATIONS
Silver: Damming the Osage (978-0-9673925-8-5) by Leland Payton and Crystal Payton, Lens & Pen Press
Bronze: Coney Detroit (978-0-8143-3518-5) by Katherine Yung and Joe Grimm, Wayne State University Press
Honorable Mention: North of Twelfth Street (978-0-9846505-1-4) by Tom Dempster (author, photographer) and Gary D. Olson (contributor), South Dakota State Historical Society Press
Gold: The Evolution of Adam (978-1-58743-315-3) by Peter Enns, Brazos Press
Silver: Messy (978-0-8254-4168-4) by A.J. Swoboda, Kregel Publications
Bronze: The New Orleans Sisters of the Holy Family (978-0-268-02230-3) by Edward T. Brett, University of Notre Dame Press
Honorable Mention: The Path of Centering Prayer (978-1-60407-673-8) by David Frenette, Sounds True
Gold: Einstein's Jewish Science (978-1-4214-0554-4) by Steven Gimbel, The Johns Hopkins University Press
Silver: The Everyday Space Traveler (978-0-9817674-0-6) by Jason Klassi and Buzz Aldrin (contributor), Space Traveler Publishing
Bronze: Reality Begins with Consciousness (978-1-58412-009-4) by Vernon M. Neppe and Edward R. Close,
Gold: Positive Intelligence (978-1-60832-278-7) by Shirzad Chamine, Greenleaf Book Group Press
Silver: Great Sex Made Simple (978-0-7387-3345-6) by Mark A. Michaels and Patricia Johnson, Llewellyn Publications
Bronze: Mindfulness for Beginners (978-1-60407-658-5) by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sounds True
Honorable Mention: I am Not Sick, I Don't Need Help (978-0-9677189-3-4) by Xavier Amador, Vida Press
Social Sciences
Gold: Life's Journey---Zuya (978-1-60781-184-8) by Albert White Hat and John Cunningham (compiler), University of Utah Press
Silver: The Chalk Circle (978-1-936214-71-6) by Tara L. Masih (editor), Wyatt-MacKenzie
Bronze: Mindshare (978-0-9858066-1-3) by Nikos Acuna, Motion Pub
Honorable Mention: The American Nurse (978-1-59962-121-0) by Carolyn Jones, Welcome Books
Gold: Slingin' Sam (978-0-292-71985-9) by Joe Holley, UT Press
Silver: Fast Break to Line Break (978-1-61186-035-1) by Todd Davis (editor), MSU Press
Bronze: Green Bay Packers (978-0-87020-497-5) by William Povletich, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Honorable Mention: Krav Maga: Weapon Defenses (978-1-59439-240-5) by David Kahn, YMAA Publication Center
Travel Essays
Gold: Hoosh (978-0-8032-2666-1) University of Nebraska Press
Silver: The Best Travel Writing (978-1-60952-057-1) by Tim Cahill (contributor), Traveler's Tales
Bronze: The Expedition (978-0-9849155-0-7) by Jason Lewis, BilllyFish Books, LLC
Honorable Mention: Safari Jema (978-1-4637-4179-2) by Teresa O'Kane, Flat Dog Books/Createspace
Travel Guides
Gold: Your Guide to the National Parks (978-1-62128-000-2) by Michael Joseph Oswald, Stone Road Press
Silver: Moon Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur (978-1-61238-353-8) by Margot Bigg, Avalon Travel
Bronze: 22 Accessible Road Trips (978-1-936303-26-7) by Candy Harrington, Demos Health
Honorable Mention: 100 Places in Italy Every Woman Should Go (978-1-60952-066-3) by Susan Van Allen, Travelers' Tales; Second Edition edition (July 10,
True Crime
Gold: House of Horrors (978-1-60635-186-4) by Robert Sberna, Kent State University Press
Silver: Chessman (978-1-4327-9568-9) by Terrence W. Cooney, Outskirts Press
Bronze: Scapegoat (978-0-9842333-7-3) by J. Patrick O'Connor, Strategic Media
Honorable Mention: Guilty by Popular Demand (978-1-60635-133-8) by Bill Osinski, Kent State University Press
Women's Studies
Gold: Grandmother Power (978-1-57687-611-4) by Paola Gianturco, powerHouse Books
Silver: Looking for Esperanza (978-0-9844629-8-8) by Adriana Paramo and Claudia Carlson (designer), Benu Press
Bronze: The New Feminist Agenda (978-1-60358-425-8) by Madeleine M. Kunin', Chelsea Green Publishing
Honorable Mention: The Best Womens' Travel Writing, Vol 8 (978-1-60952-059-5) by Lavinia Spaulding (editor), Travelers' Tales
Gold: Swallowing the Sea (978-1-936797-14-1) by Lee Upton, Tupelo
Silver: Because You Have To (978-0-268-02893-0) by Joan Frank , University of Notre Dame Press
Bronze: The New Book of Plots (978-1-935166-63-4) by Loren Niemi, Parkhurst Brothers
Honorable Mention: The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction (978-0-9846166-6-4) by Dinty W. Moore (editor), Rose Metal Press


Juvenile Fiction
Gold: Easter Ann Peters' Operation Cool (978-0-9859562-0-2) by Jody Lamb, Scribe Publishing Company
Silver: The Bulldoggers Club — The Tale of the Ill-Gotten Catfish (978-1-937054-15-1) by Barbara Hay, Tim Jessell (illustrator), and Steven Walker (illustrator), The RoadRunner Press
Bronze: The Man Who Dreamed of Elk Dogs (978-1-937786-00-7) by Paul Goble, World Wisdom
Honorable Mention: Jack Templar Monster Hunter (978-0-9884259-0-3) by Jeff Gunhus, Seven Guns Press
Juvenile Nonfiction
Gold: The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math (978-0-7611-6374-9) by Sean Connolly, Workman Publishing
Silver: Native Writers (978-0-9779183-8-6) by Kim Sigafus and Lyle Ernst, 7th Generation/ imprint of Book Publishing Co
Bronze: Uncle John's KID-TOPIA Bathroom Reader for Kids Only! (978-1-59223-827-9) by Bathroom Readers' Institute, Portable Press
Honorable Mention: Recycled Robots (978-0-7611-5466-2) by Robert Malone, Workman Publishing
Picture Books
Gold: Molly's Organic Farm (978-1-58469-166-2) by Carol L. Malnor and Trina Hunner, Dawn Publications
Silver: Adventures in Australia and New Zealand (978-0-9794228-9-8) by Tim Ostermeyer (author, photographer, designer), Fun Adventure Wildlife Books
Bronze: The Bully Goat Grim (978-0-87483-952-4) by Willy Claflin and James Stimson (illustrator), August House
Honorable Mention: Good People Everywhere (978-0-9799289-8-7) by Lynea Gillen and Kristina Swarner (illustrator), Three Pebble Press, LLC
Picture Books, Early Reader
Gold: The A to Z Book of Wild Animals (978-1-60710-592-3) by Peter David Scott (illustrator), Silver Dolphin Books
Silver: Up Dog (978-1-55451-389-5) by Hazel Hutchins and Fanny, Annick Press
Bronze: Silence (978-1-4338-1136-4) by Lemniscates, Magination Press
Honorable Mention: Healthy Foods from A to Z (978-0-9834983-1-5) by Stephanie Maze (editor) and Renee Comet (photographer), Moonstone Press
Honorable Mention: I See the Sun in Mexico (978-1-935874-14-0) by Dedie King, Judith Inglese (illustrator), and Julio Ortiz Manzo (translator), Satya House Publications
Young Adult Fiction
Gold: The Immortal Von B. (978-1-937054-30-4) by M. Scott Carter, The RoadRunner Press
Silver: Beautiful Music for Ugly Children (978-0-7387-3251-0) by Kirstin Cronn-Mills, Flux Books
Bronze: Caterpillar (978-1-879571-00-6) by Kate Oliver, MAB Books
Honorable Mention: Silhouette of a Sparrow (978-1-57131-701-8) by Molly Beth Griffin, Milkweed Editions
Young Adult Nonfiction
Gold: Scandalous! 50 Shocking Events You Should Know About (978-0-9827322-0-5) by Hallie Fryd, Zest Books
Silver: Job Tracks (978-0-635-10552-3) by Carole Marsh, Gallopade
Bronze: Regine's Book (978-1-936976-20-1) by Regine Stokke, Zest Books
Honorable Mention: Dead Man Breathing (978-0-9960509-0-6) by Billy Jack McDaniel and A'Leta McDaniel, Billy Jack McDaniel, Inc.
Honorable Mention: Paint and Canvas (978-0-87195-295-0) by Rachel Berenson Perry, Indiana Historical Society Press