Western Heritage Award

Given by National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Other Names: National Cowboy Hall of Fame Western Heritage Award
135 Works 66,103 Books 1,537 Reviews 4.1
Awarded by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
Literary awards are made in the following categories:
* Art books (1968- )
* Folklore books (1978)
* Juvenile books (1962- )
* Magazine article show more (1961- )
* Non-fiction books (1962- )
* Photography book (2005- )
* Poetry book (1973- )
* Short stories (1961- )
* Western novel (1962- )
Western Heritage Award winners website
Folklore Books
Only awarded in 1978
Non-Fiction Books:
1969: two awards made
1974: four awards made
1975: four awards made
1976: Two awards made
1977: no award listed
1978: two awards made
1981-1983: two awards made
1974-1985: no awards listed show less
All, Art Book (12), Folklore (1), Non-Fiction (1), Non-Fiction Book (55), Non-fiction book (1), Nonfiction book (1), Photography (2), Photography Book (4), Poetry (5), Western Novel (50), No Category (3)
All, 2017 (1), 2016 (2), 2015 (1), 2014 (1), 2013 (2), 2012 (2), 2011 (2), 2010 (4), 2009 (2), 2008 (3), 2007 (3), 2006 (3), 2005 (3), 2004 (2), 2003 (3), 2002 (2), 2001 (2), 2000 (2), 1999 (2), 1998 (2), 1997 (2), 1996 (2), 1995 (2), 1994 (1), 1993 (2), 1992 (2), 1991 (2), 1990 (2), 1989 (2), 1988 (3), 1987 (3), 1986 (3), 1985 (2), 1984 (1), 1983 (2), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (2), 1979 (3), 1978 (5), 1976 (3), 1975 (7), 1974 (4), 1973 (4), 1972 (3), 1971 (3), 1970 (3), 1969 (3), 1968 (4), 1967 (2), 1966 (2), 1965 (2), 1964 (2), 1963 (2), 1962 (2)
Robert B. Parker's The Bridge (A Cole and Hitch Novel) by Robert Knott
Western Novel2017
The Western Cattle Trail 1874-1897, Its Rise, Collapse, and Revival by Gary & Margaret Kraisinger
Endangered by C. J. Box
Western Novel2016
The Poachers Daughter (Five Star Western Series) by Michael Zimmer
Western Novel2015
The Son by Philipp Meyer
Western Novel2014
Geronimo by Robert M. Utley
Nonfiction book2013
Unbroke Horses by D. B. Jackson
Western Novel2013
After Custer: Loss and Transformation in Sioux Country by Paul L. Hedren
Non-fiction book2012
rode by Thomas Fox Averill
Western Novel2012
So Rugged and Mountainous: Blazing the Trails to Oregon and California, 1812-1848 (Overland West) by Will Bagley
Non-Fiction Book2011
Impatient with Desire by Gabrielle Burton
Western Novel2011
The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story by Elliott West
Non-Fiction Book2010
Ghost Ranch and the faraway nearby by Craig Varjabedian
Photography Book2010
Work Is Love Made Visible: Collected Family Photographs and Poetry by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
The Sundown Chaser (Western Novel) by Dusty Richards
Western Novel2010
American Farmer: The Heart of Our Country by Katrina Fried
Jackalope Dreams by Mary Clearman Blew
Western Novel2009
For the Love of a Horse by Max Evans
Non-Fiction Book2008
Eye of the West by Nancy Wood
Harpsong by Rilla Askew
Western Novel2008
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
Non-Fiction Book2007
Lasting Light: 125 Years of Grand Canyon Photography by Stephen Trimble
Photography Book2007
Broken Trail by Alan Geoffrion
Western Novel2007
Charlie Siringo's West by Howard R. Lamar
Non-Fiction Book2006
Revealing Character: Texas Tintypes (Photographs Portraits) by Robb Kendrick
Photography Book2006
Buffalo Calf Road Woman: The Story of a Warrior of the Little Bighorn by Rosemary Agonito
Western Novel2006
The Oregon Trail: An American Saga by David Dary
Non-Fiction Book2005
Four Corners by Debra Bloomfield
Photography Book2005
And Not to Yield: A Novel of the Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok by Randy Lee Eickhoff
Western Novel2005
American Massacre: The Tragedy at Mountain Meadows, September 1857 by Sally Denton
Non-Fiction Book2004
Spark on the Prairie by Johnny D. Boggs
Western Novel2004
Singing in the Saddle: The History of the Singing Cowboy by Douglas B. Green
Non-Fiction Book2003
Moon of Bitter Cold by Frederick J. Chiaventone
Western Novel2003
Amazing Grace (Winner, 2001 Texas Review Poetry Prize) by Larry D. Thomas
Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch by Dan O'Brien
Non-Fiction Book2002
The Master Executioner by Loren D. Estleman
Western Novel2002
The American West: A New Interpretive History by Robert V. Hine
Non-Fiction Book2001
The Gates of the Alamo by Stephen Harrigan
Western Novel2001
The Real Wild West by Michael Wallis
Non-Fiction Book2000
The Contract Surgeon by Dan O'Brien
Western Novel2000
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
The New Encyclopedia of the American West by Howard R. Lamar
Non-Fiction Book1999
Journey of the Dead by Loren D. Estleman
Western Novel1999
The Hunter's Game: Poachers and Conservationists in Twentieth-Century America by Louis S. Warren
Non-Fiction Book1998
The Mercy Seat by Rilla Askew
Western Novel1998
Re-imagining the Modern American West by Richard W. Etulain
Non-Fiction Book1997
Out of Eden by Kate Lehrer
Western Novel1997
The Way to the West: Essays on the Central Plains by Elliott West
Non-Fiction Book1996
A Sweetness to the Soul by Jane Kirkpatrick
Western Novel1996
The Oxford History of the American West by Clyde A. Milner
Non-Fiction Book1995
Bluefeather Fellini in the Sacred Realm by Max Evans
Western Novel1995
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver
Western Novel1994
The Spanish Frontier in North America by David J. Weber
Non-Fiction Book1993
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
Western Novel1993
"It's Your Misfortune and None of My Own": A New History of the American West by Richard White
Non-Fiction Book1992
Set for Life: A Novel by Judith Freeman
Western Novel1992
Cowboys of the Americas by Richard W. Slatta
Non-Fiction Book1991
Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry
Western Novel1991
Growing Up with the Country: Childhood on the Far Western Frontier by Elliott West
Non-Fiction Book1990
Broken Eagle by Chad Oliver
Western Novel1990
Cavalier in Buckskin: George Armstrong Custer and The Western Military Frontier by Robert M. Utley
Non-Fiction Book1989
The Homesman by Glendon Swarthout
Western Novel1989
High Noon in Lincoln by Robert M. Utley
Non-Fiction Book1988
Pomo Dawn of Song by Lois Prante Stevens
The Man Who Rode Midnight by Elmer Kelton
Western Novel1988
The Mythic West in Twentieth-Century America by Robert G. Athearn
Non-Fiction Book1987
Songs of the Sage by Curley W. Fletcher
Heart of the Country by Greg Matthews
Western Novel1987
Bob Sharp's Cattle Country: Rawhide Ranching on Both Sides of the Border by Robert L. Sharp
Non-Fiction Book1986
Cowboy Poetry by Hal Cannon
Playing Catch-Up by A.B. Jr Guthrie
Western Novel1986
The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians by Francis Paul Prucha
Non-Fiction Book1985
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig
Western Novel1985
North American Cattle-Ranching Frontiers: Origins, Diffusion and Differentiation by Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov
Non-Fiction Book1984
A Passion for Freedom: The Life of Sharlot Hall by Margaret F. Maxwell
Non-Fiction Book1983
A Will Rogers Treasury by Will Rogers
Non-Fiction Book1983
Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries by David Dary
Non-Fiction Book1982
Gold Dust by Donald Dale Jackson
Non-Fiction Book1981
The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60 by John D. Unruh
Non-Fiction Book1980
Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill
Western Novel1980
The painter lady: Grace Carpenter Hudson by Searles R Boynton
Art Book1979
Buffalo Bill, His Family, Friends, Fame, Failures, and Fortunes by Nellie Snyder Yost
Non-Fiction Book1979
The Good Old Boys by Elmer Kelton
Western Novel1979
Ross Stefan, an impressionistic painter of the contemporary Southwest by John K. Goodman
Art Book1978
The Stolen Steers by Bill Brett
Geronimo : the man, his time, his place by Angie Debo
Non-Fiction Book1978
Tim McCoy Remembers the West by Tim McCoy
Non-Fiction Book1978
Buffalo Woman by Dorothy M. Johnson
Western Novel1978
Art Book1976
Fifty Great Western Illustrators: A Bibliographic Checklist [ILLUSTRATED] by Jeff Dykes
Non-Fiction Book1976
Charles F. Lummis, The Man and his West by TurbeseĢ Lummis Fiske
Non-Fiction Book1976
Edward Borein, cowboy artist;: The life and works of John Edward Borein, 1872-1945 by Harold G. Davidson
Art Book1975
Idaho by Robert O. Beatty
Non-Fiction Book1975
The Warren Wagontrain Raid by Benjamin Capps
Non-Fiction Book1975
Colonel Greene and the Copper Skyrocket by C. L. Sonnichsen
Non-Fiction Book1975
Born Grown by Roy P. Stewart
Non-Fiction Book1975
Centennial by James A. Michener
Western Novel1975
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Western Novel1975
The Lure of the Great West
Art Book1974
Owyhee Trails: The West's Forgotten Corner by Mike Hanley
Non-Fiction Book1974
Will Rogers, His Life and Times by Richard M. Ketchum
Non-Fiction Book1974
The Time It Never Rained by Elmer Kelton
Western Novel1974
Harold von Schmidt Draws and Paints the Old West by Walt Reed
Art Book1973
The Time of the Buffalo by Tom McHugh
Non-Fiction Book1973
The Donner Party by George Keithley
Chiricahua by Will Henry
Western Novel1973
The Art of the Old West: From the Collection of the Gilcrease Institute by Paul A. Rossi
Art Book1972
North America Divided: Mexican War, 1846-48 by Seymour V. Connor
Non-Fiction Book1972
Pikes Peak: Mining Saga by Frank Waters
Western Novel1972
Where Your Heart Is: The Story of Harvey Dunn , Artist by Robert F. Karolevitz
Art Book1971
The Great Range Wars: Violence on the Grasslands (Bison Book) by Harry Sinclair Drago
Non-Fiction Book1971
Arfive by A.B. Jr Guthrie
Western Novel1971
Olaf Wieghorst by William Reed
Art Book1970
The Great Platte River Road by Merrill J. Mattes
Non-Fiction Book1970
The White Man s Road by Benjamin Capps
Western Novel1970
The Cowboy in Art by Ed Ainsworth
Art Book1969
The Cattle Towns by Robert R. Dykstra
Non-Fiction Book1969
The Enduring Navaho by Laura Gilpin
Non-Fiction Book1969
George Caleb Bingham. Volume 1, The Evolution of An Artist by E. Maurice Bloch
Art Book1968
George Caleb Bingham. Volume 2, A catalogue raisonneĢ by E. Maurice Bloch
Art Book1968
America's Western Frontiers: The Exploration and Settlement of the Trans-Mississippi West by John Arkas Hawgood
Non-Fiction Book1968
North to Yesterday by Robert Flynn
Western Novel1968
Gold Fever by George W. Groh
Non-Fiction Book1967
They Came to a Valley by Bill Gulick
Western Novel1967
The American Heritage History of the Great West by David Lavender
Non-Fiction Book1966
Mountain Man by Vardis Fisher
Western Novel1966
Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West by Marguerite Henry
Standing Up Country by C. Gregory Crampton
Non-Fiction Book1965
Little Big Man by Thomas Berger
Western Novel1965
Furs by Astor by John Upton Terrell
Non-Fiction Book1964
Honor Thy Father by Robert A. Roripaugh
Western Novel1964
Where the Old West Stayed Young by John Rolfe Burroughs
Non-Fiction Book1963
Fire on the Mountain by Edward Abbey
Western Novel1963
The American Heritage Book of Indians by William Brandon
Non-Fiction Book1962
The Shadow Catcher by James D. Horan
Western Novel1962
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