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Book awards: Reading the West Book Award

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Works (116)

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Bearstone by Will HobbsChildren's, 1990
Remote Beyond Compare: Letters of don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and Mexico, 1675-1706 (Journals of Don Diego De Vargos) by John L. KessellNonfiction, 1990
The testimony of Mr. Bones: Stories by Olive GhiselinFiction, 1990
What we have to live with (Teal Press poetry Series Book) by Marilyn KryslPoetry, 1990
Canyons by Gary PaulsenChildren's, 1991
In Mad Love and War by Joy HarjoPoetry, 1991
Mean Spirit by Linda HoganFiction, 1991
Photographing Montana 1894-1928: The Life and Work of Evelyn Cameron by Donna M. LuceyNonfiction, 1991
Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land by Linda M. HasselstromNonfiction, 1992
PrairyErth by William Least Heat-MoonNonfiction, 1992
Refuge by Terry Tempest WilliamsNonfiction, 1992
Songs of the Fluteplayer: Seasons of Life in the Southwest by Sharman Apt RussellNonfiction, 1992
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthyFiction, 1993
Cowboys are My Weakness by Pam HoustonFiction, 1993
The Meadow by James GalvinFiction, 1993
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West by Wallace StegnerNonfiction, 1993
I Am Lavina Cumming: A Novel of the American West (Historical Fiction for Young Readers) by Susan LowellChildren's, 1994
The Death of Bernadette Lefthand by Ronald B. QuerryFiction, 1994
Montana 1948 by Larry WatsonFiction, 1994
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara KingsolverFiction, 1994
So Far from God: A Novel by Ana CastilloPoetry, 1994
Daily Life in a Covered Wagon by Paul EricksonChildren's, 1995
Killing Custer: The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians by James WelchNonfiction, 1995
Loose Woman: Poems by Sandra CisnerosPoetry, 1995
Stygo by Laura HendrieFiction, 1995
A Boy Called Slow (Paperstar Book) by Joseph BruchacChildren's, 1996
The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge: A Lakota Odyssey by Joe StaritaNonfiction, 1996
My Town by David LeePoetry, 1996
Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse by Win BlevinsFiction, 1996
Bill Pickett: Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy by Andrea Davis PinkneyChildren's, 1997
Mountains and Rivers Without End by Gary SnyderPoetry, 1997
Sun Dancer by David LondonFiction, 1997
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. AmbroseNonfiction, 1997
Blue Horses Rush In: Poems and Stories (Sun Tracks) by Luci TapahonsoPoetry, 1998
Legends of the American Desert: Sojourns in the Greater Southwest by Alex ShoumatoffNonfiction, 1998
The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, Poetry, and Art of the New Mexican Pueblos by Nancy WoodChildren's, 1998
The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness by Rick BassFiction, 1998
Boss of the plains : the hat that won the West by Laurie CarlsonChildren's, 1999
In Gravity National Park: Poems (Western Literature Series) by C. L. RawlinsPoetry, 1999
Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West by Timothy EganNonfiction, 1999
One Thousand White Women by Jim FergusFiction, 1999
Fire on the Mountain: The True Story of the South Canyon Fire by John N. MacleanNonfiction, 2000
Plainsong by Kent HarufFiction, 2000
Where Rivers Change Direction by Mark SpraggNonfiction, 2000
The Wild Colorado: The true adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, age 17, on the second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon by Richard MaurerChildren's, 2000
The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams by NasdijjNonfiction, 2001
Clarence Goes Out West & Meets a Purple Horse by Jean Ekman AdamsChildren's, 2001
Painters and the American West: The Anschutz Collection by Joan Carpenter TroccoliArt/Poetry, 2001
Winter Range: A Novel by Claire DavisFiction, 2001
Ansel Adams at 100 by Ansel AdamsArt/Poetry, 2002
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint by Brady UdallFiction, 2002
Mountain Men: True Grit and Tall Tales by Andrew GlassChildren's, 2002
A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell by Donald WorsterNonfiction, 2002
Breaking Clean by Judy BluntNonfiction, 2003
Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America's First National Park by Peter H. HassrickThe Arts, 2003
Perma Red by Debra Magpie EarlingFiction, 2003
Women Artists of the West: Five Portraits in Creativity and Courage (Notable Western Women) by Julie DannebergChildren's, 2003
Birds of Prey in the American West by Tom VezoThe Arts, 2004
Creation of the Teton Landscape by David D. LoveReference, 2004
Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans by Virginia Driving Hawk SneveChildren's, 2004
Hawks Rest: A Season in the Remote Heart of Yellowstone by Gary FergusonNonfiction, 2004
Land That Moves, Land That Stands Still by Kent NelsonFiction, 2004
Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front by Hannah HinchmanNonfiction, 2005
Old Coyote by Nancy WoodChildren's, 2005
Pueblo Imagination: Landscape and Memory in the Photography of Lee Marmon by Lee MarmonArt/Poetry, 2005
Searching for Chipeta: The Story of a Ute and Her People by Vickie Leigh KrudwigChildren's, 2005
Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone: A Mountaineering History & Guide by Thomas TurianoReference, 2005
The Work of Wolves by Kent MeyersFiction, 2005
109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos by Jennet ConantNonfiction, 2006
Bear Dancer: The Story of a Ute Girl by Thelma Hatch WyssChildren's, 2006
A Sudden Country: A Novel by Karen FisherFiction, 2006
William Henry Jackson's "The pioneer photographer" by William Henry JacksonThe Arts, 2006
Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West by Hampton SidesFiction, 2007
The Buffalo and the Indians: A Shared Destiny by Dorothy Hinshaw PatentChildren's, 2007
Cottonwood Saints by Gene GuerinFiction, 2007
Mesa Verde National Park: The First 100 Years by Mesa Verde Museum AssociationThe Arts, 2007
Pinedale, Wyoming: A Centennial History 1904 - 2004 by Ann Chambers NobleReference, 2007
Adobe Odes by Pat MoraPoetry, 2008
The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History by Joseph M. Marshall IIINonfiction, 2008
The God of Animals by Aryn KyleFiction, 2008
Great Ranches of the West by Jim Keen with Ami ReevesThe Arts, 2008
Wind Rider by Susan WilliamsChildren's, 2008
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon by Steven RinellaNonfiction, 2009
Another Man's Moccasins by Craig JohnsonFiction, 2009
Go Big or Go Home by Will HobbsChildren's, 2009
The Illuminated Desert by Terry Tempest WilliamsChildren's, 2009
Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West by Marcia Meredith HensleyReference, 2009
Starfish: A Novel by James CrowleyChildren's, 2010
The Wake of Forgiveness by Bruce MachartFiction, 2010
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout by Philip ConnorsNonfiction, 2011
Missing on Superstition Mountain by Elise BroachChildren's, 2011
The Voice of the River: A Novel by Melanie Rae ThonFiction, 2011
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen IversenNonfiction, 2012
Kepler's Dream by Juliet BellChildren's, 2012
Theft: A Novel by BK LorenFiction, 2012
The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Kevin FedarkoNonfiction, 2013
The Last Ride of Caleb O'Toole by Eric PierpointChildren's, 2013
The Son by Philipp MeyerFiction, 2013
Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West by Bryce AndrewsNonfiction, 2014
Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly by Conrad WesselhoeftChildren's, 2014
The Painter by Peter HellerFiction, 2014
Black River by S. M. HulseFiction, 2015
Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest by Lesley Poling-KempesNonfiction, 2015
A Series of Small Maneuvers by Eliot TreichelChildren's, 2015
The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks by Terry Tempest WilliamsNonfiction, 2016
News of the World by Paulette JilesFiction, 2016
Runs With Courage by Joan M. WolfChildren's, 2016
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti BowlingChildren's, 2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David GrannNonfiction, 2017
The Widow Nash: A Novel by Jamie HarrisonFiction, 2017
Bacon, Beans, and Beer by Eliza CrossEating the West, 2018
Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday by Julia CorbettNonfiction, 2018
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci SorellPicture Books, 2018
When a Ghost Talks, Listen--How I Became A Ghost, Book 2 by Tim TingleMiddle Grade, 2018
Where the dead sit talking by Brandon HobsonFiction, 2018
Zen and Gone by Emily FranceYoung Adult Fiction, 2018

Award description

Reading the West Book Awards winners and shortlist titles exemplify the best in fiction and non-fiction writing, culinary writing, and illustration, whose subject matter is set in the MPIBA region (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) or invokes the spirit of the region.

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