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2016 New Mexico-Arizona
Book Awards Winners

Anthology
Magrane, Eric & Christopher Cokinos The Sonoran Desert Univ of AZ Press

Anthropology/Archaeology
Gamble, Lynn First Coastal Californians School for Advanced Research (SAR) Press

Arts Book
Brunson, Richard Irby Brown UNM Press
McGarry, Susan Pure Quill: Barbara Van Cleve SF Design llc/Fresco Books

Biography – Arizona subject
Poling-Kempes, Lesley Ladies of the Canyons Univ of AZ Press
Cleere, Jan Never Don't Pay Attention TwoDot

Biography – New Mexico subject
Smith, Craig A Vision of Voices UNM Press

Biography – Other
Prentiss, Sean Finding Abbey UNM Press
Ferguson, Kathryn The Haunting of the Mexican Border UNM Press

Business Book
Zeigler, Ann Preserving Electronic Evidence for Trial Elsevier

Children’s Activity Book
Poole, Jason & Jason Schein A Dynasty of Dinosaurs Artemesia Publishing

Children’s Picture and Activity Books Bilingual
Garcia, Nasario Grandpa Lolo's Matanza Rio Grande Books

Children’s Picture Book
T'so, Pauline Whispers of the Wolf Wisdom Tales Press
Van Dusen, Ross How CrockaDog Came to Be Rio Grande Books

Cookbook
DeWitt, Dave Dishing Up New Mexico Storey Publishing
Niederman, Sharon New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook Countryman Press

Fiction – adventure or drama
Steinsiek, Sabra Brown In the Fullness of Time Artemesia Publishing

Fiction - historical fiction
Brown, Corinne Joy Hidden Star Friesen Press
Clagett, Thomas West of Penance Five Star CENGAGE

Fiction - mystery/suspense
Thomas, Diane In Wilderness Bantam Books
Kidera, Robert Get Lost Suspense Publishing

Fiction - other
Wilson, JJ Amaword Damnificados PM Press
Anaya, Rudolfo The Sorrows of Young Alfonso Univ of OK Press

Fiction - romance
Steinsiek, Sabra Brown Time's Secret Artemesia Publishing

Fiction - science fiction & fantasy
Williams, DE Child of Chaos WilliamsWorksPublishing
Russell, Sharman Apt Knocking on Heaven's Door Yucca Publishing

Fiction eBooks
Robert Kidera Get Lost Suspense Publishing

First Book AZ
Lowney, Bruce Bruce Lowney Prints & Paintings

First Book NM
Dietz, Charlene Bell The Flapper, the Scientist and the Saboteur Quill Mark Press
Hodapp, Patricia Complete Santa Fe Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Gardening Book
DeWitt, Dave Field Guide to Peppers Timber Press

Gay/Lesbian (GLBT) Book
Leamy, Sarah When No One's Looking

Health Book
Garrison, Andrew & Sally Severino Wellness in Mind

History Book – Arizona subject
Howard, Kathleen & Diana Pardue Over the Edge Rio Nuevo Publishing

History Book – New Mexico subject
Lewis, Nancy Owen Chasing the Cure in New Mexico Museum of NM Press

History Book – Other
DeWitt, Dave Precious Cargo Counterpoint Press

Juvenile Book
Foth, Mary The Tree that Barked

Multi-cultural Subject
Sparks, Barbara Taos: Land People Spirit Rose Fredrick Fine Art Publishing

Nature/Environment Book
Dearen, Patrick Bitter Waters: The Struggles of the Pecos River Univ of OK Press

New Age Book
Baldwin, Dan They Are Not Yet Lost Four Knights Press

Nonfiction - other
Hecker, Siegfried Doomed to Cooperate Bathtub Row Press
Meyer, Marian Mary Donoho: New First Lady of Santa Fe Trail Rio Grande Books

Parenting/Family Issues Book
Luna, Pi & Edward Worden Life Savings Engage Publications

Pets
Wittig, Sebastian Nihokeyah doo Nahasdzaan yokaa gi Naaldeehii SJSD Heritage Language Resource Center

Philosophy
Ré, Paul Art, Peace, and Transcendence UNM Press

Poetry Book AZ
Alarcon, Francisco & Ovilia Galván Rodriguez Poetry of Resistance Univ of AZ Press

Poetry Book NM
Shannon, Jeanne Summoning Mercury Heartlink
Sagan, Miriam Geographic Casa de Snapdragon Publishing

Political Book
Harris, Fred New Mexico 2050 UNM Press

Reference Book
Bullis, Don NM Historical Encyclopedia Rio Grande Books
Liddell, Judy & Barbara Hussey Birding Hotspots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico Texas A&M Univ Press

Religious Book
Stavans, Ilan The New World Haggadah Gaon Books
Carter, Mary E. A Non-Swimmer Considers Her Mikvah Tovah Miriam

Science
Bisney, John & J.L.Pickering Spaceshots and Snapshots of Projects Mercury & Gemini UNM Press
Bisney, John & J.L.Pickering Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo UNM Press

Self-help Book
Blea, Juan 49 Tips & Insights for Understanding Addiction Outskirts Press

Spanish Language Book
Weir, Maria Paz Lo que mi abuela me dijo UNM Press

Sports/Recreation
Brown, Cindy Taos Hiking Guide Nighthawk Press
Awalt, Barbe Ultimate Green Chile Cheeseburger Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Travel Book
Randles, Slim Complete Cowboy Bucket List Rio Grande Books
Hall, Loretta Complete Space Buff's Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Young Adult Book
Zimmerman, Heidi Literacy Alive 2015 Rio Grande Books

Young Reader
Van Dusen, Ross What Makes a Snowflake? Rio Grande Books
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux The Book Itch Lerner Publishing

Best Cover <6x9
Hodapp, Pat Complete Santa Fe Bucket List Rio Grande Books

Best Cover 6x9
Meyer, Marian Mary Donoho: New First Lady of Santa Fe Trail Rio Grande Books
LeMay, John Tall Tales… Billy the Kid History Press

Best Cover Large Format
Van Dusen, Ross How Crocka Dog Came to Be Rio Grande Books
Huckell, Bruce Clovis Caches UNM Press

Tony Hillerman Award for Best Fiction
Badal, Joseph The Motive Suspense Publishing

Father Thomas J. Steele Award for Best History
Cottam, Erica Hubbell Trading Post Univ of OK Press
Gardner, Mark Lee Rough Riders William Morrow

Best Arizona Book
Cleere, Jan Never Don't Pay Attention TwoDot
Howard, Kathleen & Diana Pardue Over the Edge Rio Nuevo Publishing

Best New Mexico Book
Dixon, Maurice Artistic Odyssey of Higinio V. Gonzales Univ of OK Press

Founders 10th Anniversary Award
Hillerman, Anne Rock with Wings HarperCollins

Best Book-Adult
McGarry, Susan Pure Quill: Barbara Van Cleve SF Design llc/Fresco Books

Best Book -Children
Van Dusen, Ross How Crocka Dog Came to Be Rio Grande Books

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2016 Book Award Sponsors: Anthology — sponsored by Mary Kay Stein Anthropology/Archaeology — sponsored by University of New Mexico Press and Ron Duncan Hart/Gaon Books Arts Book — sponsored by April Radbill Biography – Arizona — sponsored by Arizona Professional Writers Biography – New Mexico — sponsored by Sharon Snyder and Pauline and Mel Eisenstadt Biography – Other — sponsored by Ann Dallman Business Book — sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op Children’s Activity Book — sponsored by SOMOS/Society of the Muse of the Southwest Children’s Picture Book — sponsored by Carla Ward/Tinkertown Museum, Santa Fe Public Library, and Story Monsters Ink Magazine Children’s Picture and Activity Books – Bilingual — sponsored by Evelia Cobos Cookbook — sponsored by Suzanne Smith and Jean and Ross Van Dusen Crafts/Hobby/How-to Book/Self-Help— sponsored by Rio Grande Books Fiction – adventure or drama — sponsored by Dave DeWitt Fiction - historical fiction — sponsored by Kyea Ranch/David and Lani Kyea, Dave Bushmire, and Scott Archer Jones Fiction - mystery/suspense — sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library and Dave DeWitt Fiction - other — sponsored by Mare Pearl and Sue Boggio and Dr. & Mrs. John Zeigler Fiction - romance — sponsored by Mare Pearl and Sue Boggio and Dr. & Mrs. John Zeigler Fiction - science fiction & fantasy — sponsored by Author Connect Fiction eBooks — sponsored by Author Connect and Mare Pearl and Sue Boggio First Book - Arizona — sponsored by Southwest Writers and Five Star Publications First Book - New Mexico — sponsored by Southwest Writers, Suzanne Smith, and Joseph Badal Gardening Book — sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op Gay/Lesbian (GLBT) Book — sponsored by Sapphire Books, Maida Tilchen, and Jean and Ross Van Dusen Health Book — sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op History Book – Arizona subject — sponsored by Arizona Professional Writers History Book – New Mexico subject — sponsored by Bathtub Row Press, Santa Fe Public Library, Patricia Smith Wood, and Diane Layden History Book – Other — sponsored by Dave DeWitt and Dave Bushmire Juvenile Book — sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op Multi-cultural Subject — sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library Nature/Environment Book — sponsored by Vicky Ramakka New Age Book — sponsored by Clint Bridges and Jean and Ross Van Dusen Nonfiction - other — sponsored by Artemesia Publishing Parenting/Family Issues Book — sponsored by Judith McLaughlin and Daniel Godfrey Pets and Animals — sponsored by Suzanne Smith Philosophy — sponsored by Judith McLaughlin and Daniel Godfrey Poetry Book - Arizona — sponsored by Rio Grande Books Poetry Book - New Mexico — sponsored by New Mexico State Poetry Society Political Book — sponsored by and Pauline and Mel Eisenstadt Reference Book — sponsored by Jean and Ross Van Dusen Religious Book— sponsored by Judith McLaughlin and Daniel Godfrey Science — sponsored by Scott Archer Jones Self-help Book — sponsored by Mary O’Gara Spanish Language Book — sponsored by Kyea Ranch/David and Lani Kyea and Andrés Armijo Sports & Recreation — sponsored by Dave DeWitt Travel Book — sponsored by Carla Ward/Tinkertown Museum Young Adult Book — sponsored by Kinkajou Press Young Readers Book — sponsored by Rio Grande Books Best Cover Design (smaller than 6x9) — sponsored by Rio Grande Books Best Cover Design (6x9) — sponsored by Ruthe Francis Best Cover Design (larger than 6x9) — sponsored by New Mexico Book Co-op Tony Hillerman Award for Best Fiction — sponsored by WordHarvest Writers Workshops and Roadrunner Press Father Thomas J. Steele Award for Best History — sponsored by David and Irene Schneider Best Arizona Book — sponsored by Arizona Professional Writers Best New Mexico Book — sponsored by New Mexico Book Association Best Book — sponsored by Santa Fe Public Library and Tom Corbett and Lee Marmon



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