Monday, November 24, 2008

New Mexico Book Award Winners

Congratulations to all who entered the 2008 New Mexico Book Awards and to the winners. The list is below and is also on the website.

2008 New Mexico Book Awards Winners
Children’s Picture Book
Red Truck (Viking Children’s Books) — Kersten Hamilton

Children’s Activity Book
New Mexico A to Z (Enchantment Lane Publications) — Jill Lane
READdiscover New Mexico (Sunstone Press) — Kathy Barco

Young Readers Book
Loco Dog and the Dust Devil in the Railyard (AZRO Press) — Marcy Heller

Juvenile Book
From Slave to Superstar of the Wild West (Legends of the West Publishing) — Tom DeMund

Young Adult Book
Lawn Boy (Random House) — Gary Paulsen

Chaco Astronomy (Ocean Tree Books) — Anna Sofaer

Anthology Book
Peace Beyond All Fear: A Tribute to John Denver’s Vision (Petals & Pages Press) — Hank Bruce

Arts Book
Southwestern Indian Jewelry (Rizzoli New York) — Dexter Cirillo
Talking with the Clay (SAR Press) — Stephen Trimble

Into the Devils Den (Ballantine Books) — Dave Hall & Tim Burkey

Business Book
The Keyword Tutorial Ebook (Feathered Soul Press) — Hope Kiah

Cuisines of the Southwest (Golden West Publishers) — Dave DeWitt
Red or Green (Clearlight Publishers) — Clyde Casey

Gardening Book
Ma Frump’s Guide to Plastic Gardening (Sunstone Press) — Marcia Muth

Health Book
Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook (Alpine Publications) — Marcie Davis & Melissa Bunnell

History Book
A Peculiar Alchemy (SAR Press) — Nancy Owen Lewis & Kay Leigh Hagan

Bearing Witness: 25 Years of Refuge (La Alameda Press) — Lou Liberty & Margy O’Brien

New Age Book
Soul Oriented Solutions (Soul Resources) — Rheanni Lightwater

Parenting/Family Issues
Syra’s Scribbles (PublishAmerica) — Syra Divine

Political Book
Your Money and Your Life (AU Publishing) — Martha Burk

Reference Book
Decoding Design (HOW Books) — Maggie MacNab

Religious Book
Saints of the Pueblos (Rio Grande Books) — Charles Carrillo

Self-help Book
Dying: A Natural Passage (Three Whales Publishers) — Denys Cope

Travel Book
Backroads & Byways of New Mexico (The Countryman Press) — Sally Moore

Multi-cultural Subject
Patterns of Exchange (University of Oklahoma Press) — Teresa Wilkins

Other Nonfiction
New Mexico: Biographical Dictionary Vol. II (Rio Grande Books) — Don Bullis

Adventure or Drama Novel
Avenging Victorio (Rio Grande Books) — Dave DeWitt

Historical Fiction/Novel
Arizona War (La Frontera Publishing) — Melody Groves
Bell County Bushwhackers (Outskirts Press) — Dave Bushmire

Mystery/Suspense Novel
Turquoise Girl (Forge/Macmillan) — Aimee and David Thurlo

Romance Novel
Annie’s Song (Whiskey Creek Press) — Sabra Steinsiek

Science Fiction & Fantasy
The MoonQuest (Light Lines Media) — Mark David Gerson

Other Fiction
The Pageant Unveiled (Infinity Publishing) — Lucretia Tippit

Poetry Book
Graven Images (Sunstone Press) — Mike Sutin
The Seasons of Yes (Sunstone Press) — Lorraine Schechter

First Book
Our Favorite Recipes (Rio Grande Books) — Albuquerque The Magazine
The Road from La Cueva (Sunstone Press) — Sheila Ortego

People’s Choice
Milagro Beanfield War (Holt Paperbacks) — John Nichols

Best of Show
Into the Devils Den (Ballantine Books) — Dave Hall & Tim Burkey
Paul Rhetts
LPD Press & Rio Grande Books
925 Salamanca NW
Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM 87107
FAX 505/345-5129

Publisher of “Our Favorite Recipes,”
voted Best in Show Booksellers' Choice
at the 2008 Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers meeting

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