Ohioana Book Award2016

Given by Ohioana Library

30 Works / 31 Items 12,353 Books 686 Reviews ½ 4.0
First given in 1942, the Ohioana Book Awards are the second oldest, and among the most prestigious, state literary prizes in the nation. Nearly every major writer from Ohio in the past 80 years show more has been honored, from James Thurber to Toni Morrison.

Each year, juried awards are given to books in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, About Ohio/an Ohioan, Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature, and Juvenile Literature. Fans have the opportunity to make their voices heard by selecting the Readers’ Choice Book Award from among all thirty finalists in an online poll. Finally, we present a special prize for emerging writers, the Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant.
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Winner 7

Finalist 30

WorkCategoryYear
The Wright Brothers by David McCulloughAbout Ohio or an Ohioan2016
William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest by Prof. William Heath Ph.D.About Ohio or an Ohioan2016
The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters by Karl RoveAbout Ohio or an Ohioan2016
My Life on the Road by Gloria SteinemAbout Ohio or an Ohioan2016
The Other Trail of Tears: The Removal of the Ohio Tribes by Mary StockwellAbout Ohio or an Ohioan2016
Epitaph by Mary Doria RussellFiction2016
Roses in December: A Story of Love and Alzheimer’s by Tom BatiukFiction2016
Circling the Sun by Paula McLainFiction2016
This Earth You'll Come Back To by Barbara RoetherFiction2016
The New Neighbor by Leah StewartFiction2016
Little Tree by Loren LongJuvenile Literature2016
One Today by Richard BlancoJuvenile Literature2016
Kindergarten Luck by Louise BordenJuvenile Literature2016
Click! by Jeffrey EbbelerJuvenile Literature2016
Crow Made a Friend: An I Like to Read® Book by Margaret PeotJuvenile Literature2016
The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley PearsallMiddle Grade & Young Adult Literature2016
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. DraperMiddle Grade & Young Adult Literature2016
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnisMiddle Grade & Young Adult Literature2016
The Tale of Rescue by Michael J. RosenMiddle Grade & Young Adult Literature2016
Like a River: A Civil War Novel by Kathy Cannon WiechmanMiddle Grade & Young Adult Literature2016
Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America by Wil HaygoodNonfiction2016
Stealing Sisi's Star: How a Master Thief Nearly Got Away With Austria's Most Famous Jewel by Jennifer Bowers BahneyNonfiction2016
Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books by Michael DirdaNonfiction2016
Pauline Frederick Reporting: A Pioneering Broadcaster Covers the Cold War by Marilyn S. GreenwaldNonfiction2016
Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary NorrisNonfiction2016
Why God Is a Woman (American Poets Continuum) by Nin AndrewsPoetry2016
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross GayPoetry2016
Once You Had Hands by Tasha GoldenPoetry2016
William Greenway: Selected Poems by William GreenwayPoetry2016
Abandoned Homeland: Poems by Jeff GundyPoetry2016

Descriptions

First given in 1942, the Ohioana Book Awards are the second oldest, and among the most prestigious, state literary prizes in the nation. Nearly every major writer from Ohio in the past 80 years has been honored, from James Thurber to Toni Morrison.

Each year, juried awards are given to books in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, About Ohio/an Ohioan, Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature, and Juvenile Literature. Fans have the opportunity to make their voices heard by selecting the Readers’ Choice Book Award from among all thirty finalists in an online poll. Finally, we present a special prize for emerging writers, the Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant.

(English, Award granter)
URL: http://www.ohioana.org/programs/ohioana-book-awards/
http://www.ohioana.org/programs/ohioana-book-awards/ (English, Member-written)

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