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Book awards: Benjamin Franklin Award

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The Guide to Getting It On! (The Universe's Coolest and Most Informative Book About Sex) by Paul Joannides
Holy Crap! the World Is Ending!: How a Trip to the Bookstore Led to Sex with an Alien and the Destruction of Earth (Anunnaki Chronicles) by Anna-Marie AbellSilver, Best Science Fiction & Fantasy
How Rabbit Tricked Otter by Gayle Ross1992, for audio version
Live Your Road Trip Dream: Travel for a Year for the Cost of Staying Home by Phil White
White Grizzly by Mary Peace Finley
Nekane, the Lamina & the Bear: A Tale of the Basque Pyrenees (Toucan Tales) by Frank P. Araujo1993
Tucson to Tombstone: A Guide to Southeastern Arizona by Tom DollarBest Travel Guide and Narrative, 1996
The Dandelion Seed by Joseph P. AnthonyChildren's Picture Books, silver, 1998
Encyclopedia of Natural Healing: The Authoritative Reference to Alternative Health and Healing by Alive Research Group1998
Farewell to the Mockingbirds by James McEachin1998
Stranger in the Woods: A Photographic Fantasy by Carl R. SamsBest Children’s Picture Book, 2000
The Arthritis Foundation's Guide to Good Living With Osteoarthritis (Guide to Good Living Series) by Edited by The Arthritis FoundationHealth (Wellness/Nutrition, 2001
Caribou : wanderer of the tundra by Tom WalkerNature, 2001
Continuous Bloom by Pam DuthieGardening/Agriculture, 2001
Essential Eating: A Cookbook: Discover How to Eat, Not Diet by Janie QuinnBill Fisher Award for Best First Book, 2001
Floating Lanterns and Golden Shrines: Celebrating Japanese Festivals by Rena KrasnoMulticultural, 2001
Forgotten Fire by Adam BagdasarianJuvenile-Young Adult Fiction, 2001
Getting a Grip on Diabetes: Quick Tips & Techniques for Kids and Teens by Spike Nasmyth LoyBest New Voice, 2001
Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska by Mark KelleyTravel-Essay, 2001
Great American Motorcycle Tours by Gary McKechnieTravel Guides - 1 or 2 color interior, 2001
Great Horse Racing Mysteries: True Tales from the Track by John McEvoyMystery/Suspense, 2001
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. RowlingAudiobook - Children, 2001
How Hilda Hushed Her Hiccups (Letter-Sound Listen and Retell Adventure Series) by Erin Marie MautererEducation/Teaching/Academic, 2001
The Illustrator 10 Wow! Book by Sharon SteuerComputers/Computer-related, 2001
Journeys Across the Rainbow : Inspirational Stories for the Human Race by David JensenGay/Lesbian, 2001
KISS Guide to Managing Your Career by Kenneth LawsonCareer, 2001
The Magic of Balboa Park by Andrew HudsonCoffee Table/Gift, 2001
On the Road by Jack KerouacAudiobook - Adult Fiction, 2001
The Orvis field guide to first aid for sporting dogs by Charles DevinneReference, 2001
Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling by Marybeth LorbieckiJuvenile-Young Adult Nonfiction, 2001
Pasta by Eric TreuilleCookbooks, 2001
Personal Finance for Dummies by Eric TysonBusiness, 2001
Quilts From The Quiltmaker's Gift by Joanne Larsen LineProfessional/Technical, 2001
Saints of the Southwest by James S. GriffithReligion, 2001
The Second City: Backstage at the World's Greatest Comedy Theater by Sheldon PatinkinHumor (Comedy/Satire), 2001
Spirit Animals by Victoria CovellNew Age (Metaphysics/Spirituality), 2001
The Story of Painting by Wendy BeckettArts (Art/Music/Photography), 2001
Tell It Again! 2: More Easy-to-Tell Stories with Activities for Young Children by Christy IsbellParenting (Family Issues/Child Care), 2001
A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance: Help for the Losses in Life by Margaret MetzgarPsychology/Self-Help, 2001
Turn Back Time by Lisa Kay HauserPopular Fiction, 2001
The Ugly Caterpillar (Another Sommer-Time Story.) by Carl SommerChildren's Picture Book, 2001
Alistair on Safari: Adventure at an African Game Reserve by Amanda Lumry (2001-12-06) by Amanda Lumry;Laura Hurwitz;Sarah McIntyreChildren's Picture Book, 2002
Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman's Epic Journey by Dog team by Pam FlowersTravel-Essay, 2002
Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and Practitioners by H. David CoulterHealth Wellness and Nutrition, 2002
The Blissmaker by Royce RichardsonNew Voice FICTION, 2002
Fairways: America's Greatest Golf Resorts by DK PublishingRecreation/Sports, 2002
Flowers, the Angels' Alphabet : The Language and Poetry of Flowers by Susan LoyGardening/Agriculture, 2002
From hell to Jackson Hole : a poetic history of the American West by Michael L. JohnsonPoetry/Literary Criticism, 2002
Getting the Job You Really Want: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Good Job in Less Time by Michael FarrCareer, 2002
Ghost Towns of Northern California (Pictorial Discovery Guide) by Philip VarneyTravel-Guides-3 or more color interior, 2002
Margrethe Mather and Edward Weston: A Passionate Collaboration by Beth Gates WarrenArts (Art/Music/Photography), 2002
Night Jazz by Jill ShurePopular Fiction, 2002
Omnigender: A Trans-Religious Approach by Virginia Ramey MollenkottGay/Lesbian, 2002
One Smile by Cindy McKinley2002
Pearl Harbor Warriors: The Bugler, the Pilot, the Friendship by Dorinda Makanaonalani NicholsonMulticultural, 2002
Pearl Harbor: America's Darkest Day by Susan WelsCoffee Table/Gift, 2002
Private Justice (Lucas Book Series, 1) by Richard SandMystery / Suspense, 2002
The Purple Kiwi Cookbook by Karen CaplanCookbooks, 2002
Ronald Reagan: An American Hero by DK PublishingAutobiography/Biography/Memoirs, 2002
The Southwest Inside Out: An Illustrated Guide to the Land and Its History, 2004 Edition by Thomas WiewandtScience/Environment, 2002
The Southwest's Contrary Land: Forever Changing Between Four Corners and the Sea of Cortes by Craig ChildsNature, 2002
To Root, to Toot, to Parachute by Brian P. ClearyJuvenile-Young Adult Nonfiction, 2002
Traveler's Companion Venezuela (Traveler's Companion Series) by Dominic HamiltonTravel Guides - 1 or 2 color interior, 2002
Why Cats Do That by Karen AndersonHumor (Comedy/Satire), 2002
Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind by Michael J. BradleyNew Voice NONFICTION, 2002
Anacacho: An Allie Armington Mystery (Allie Armington Mysteries) by Louise GaylordMystery / Suspense, 2003
Lindbergh: Flight's Enigmatic Hero by Von HardestyAutobiography/Biography/Memoirs, 2003
Understanding Greek Vases: A Guide to Technical Terms by Andrew J. ClarkArts (Art/Music/Photography), 2003
Will You Dance? by Annette Childs-Oroz2003
Artifacts by Mary Anna EvansMystery / Suspense, 2004
Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky by Art WolfeArts (Art/Music/Photography), 2004
Gullible's Travels: The Adventures of a Bad Taste Tourist by Cash PetersHumor, 2004
Magnetic Service: Secrets of Creating Passionately Devoted Customers by Chip R. BellBusiness, 2004
The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby2004
Reflections in the Ice: Inside the Heart and Mind of an Olympic Champion. by Derek Parra, with Patrick Quinn.Autobiography/Biography/Memoirs, 2004
Alexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowAudiobook - Adult Nonfiction, 2005
Benchmarking for Nonprofits: How to Measure, Manage, and Improve Performance by Jason SaulBusiness, 2005
Miles Gone By: A Literary Autobiography by William F. Buckley Jr.Autobiography/Biography/Memoirs, 2005
Nights of Rain and Stars by Maeve BinchyAudiobook - Adult Fiction, 2005
Relative Danger by Charles BenoitMystery / Suspense, 2005
The Train They Call the City of New Orleans by Steve GoodmanAudiobook - Children's, 2005
Bag the Elephant!: How to Win and Keep Big Customers by Steve KaplanBusiness, 2006
Grow It. Eat It. by Linda LarsonGardening/Agriculture, 2006
In a Teapot (Scott Elliott Mysteries) by Terence FahertyMystery / Suspense, 2006
Joheved by Maggie AntonNew Voice, 2006
Keisha's Doors/las Puertas De Keisha: An Autism Story/una Historia De Autismo Libro Uno (Spanish and English Edition) by Marvie Ellis2006
Q & A by Vikas SwarupAudiobook - Adult Fiction, 2006
A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.Autobiography/Biography/Memoirs, 2006
Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents by Marty EssenTravel Essay, 2007
Dog Heroes of September 11th: A Tribute to America's Search and Rescue Dogs by Nona Kilgore BauerAnimals/Pets, 2007
The Feckin' Book of Everything Irish: A Gansey-Load of Deadly Craic for Cute Hoors and Bowsies by Colin MurphyHumor, 2007
The Iliad by HomerAudiobook - Adult Nonfiction, 2007
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank BeddorChildren's, 2007
Rampart Street by David FulmerAudiobook - Adult Fiction, 2007
Riders Down by John McEvoyMystery / Suspense, 2007
Tax Deductions for Professionals by Stephen FishmanBusiness, 2007
Anna Smudge: Professional Shrink (The Professionals) by MacJuvenile, 2008
Einstein Adds a New Dimension by Joy HakimEducation/Teaching/Academic, 2008
Griffin's Daughter by Leslie Ann MooreFirst Fiction, 2008
Tahoe Silence by Todd BorgMystery / Suspense, 2008
Head Wounds by Chris KnopfMystery / Suspense, 2009
Oregon: The Taste of Wine by Janis MiglavsBest Regional Book, 2009
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis BradberryCareer, 2010
The Golden Age of Gay Fiction by Drewey Wayne GunnGay/Lesbian, 2010
The Hole in the Sky by Barbara A. Mahlerfiction cover, Gold, 2010
In Their Blood by Sharon PottsMystery / Suspense, 2010
Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler's Companion to the National Park by Janet ChappleSilver, Travel Guides, 2010
Road to Omalos by Marilyn JaxMystery / Suspense, 2011
Tucker's Monster by S. S. WilsonFirst Fiction, 2011
1950s Radio in Color: The Lost Photographs of Deejay Tommy Edwards by Christopher KennedyCoffee Table Books, Silver, 2012
And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana by Jenny KanderPoetry/Literary Criticism, Silver, 2012
Arizona Way Out West & Witty by Conrad J. StoradYoung Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years), Silver, 2012
The Art of Elegant Hand Embroidery, Embellishment and Applique by Janice VaineCrafts/Hobby/How-to, Silver, 2012
Baptized in Sweet Tea: A Collection of Ken Burger's Columns Celebrating the South by Ken BurgerGift Books, Gold, 2012
Battlefield Angels: Saving Lives Under Enemy Fire From Valley Forge to Afghanistan (General Military) by Scott McGaughHistory, Silver, 2012
Blacklisted from the PTA by Lela DavidsonHumor, Silver, 2012
The Book of U.S. Government Jobs: Where They Are, What's Available, & How to Complete a Federal Resume by Dennis V. DampCareer, Gold, 2012
The Boy Behind the Gate [short fiction] by James Van PeltLGBT, Silver, 2012
The Boy Behind the Gate: How His Dream of Sailing Around the World Became a Six-Year Odyssey of Adventure, Fear, Discovery and Love by Larry JacobsonAutobiography/Memoirs, Silver, 2012
The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery by Sandra MarkleYoung Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years), Gold, 2012
Chippy Chipmunk: Babies in the Garden (The Chippy Chipmunk) by Kathy M MillerChildren’s Picture Book, Silver, 2012
A Crooked Number by Nathan JorgensonPopular Fiction, Gold, 2012
Cry Uncle, Sumbody by Thomas Ray CrowelHistorical Fiction, Silver, 2012
Damien: The Making of a Saint by Mutual PublishingBiography, Gold, 2012
The Dragon, the Blade and the Thread: Book Three of the Star Trilogy by Donald SamsonYoung Reader: Fiction (8-12 Years), Silver, 2012
The Drama-Free Office: A Guide to Healthy Collaboration with Your Team, Coworkers, and Boss by Jim WarnerBusiness & Economics, Gold, 2012
Emeralds Never Fade by Stephen Maitland-LewisHistorical Fiction, Gold, 2012
Empowering Spanish Speakers - Answers for Educators, Business People, and Friends of Latinos by Dr. Jacqueline Zaleski MackenzieEducation, Gold, 2012
Erekos by A.M. TuomalaBill Fisher Award for Best First Book Fiction, Silver, 2012
Fair Culture: Images from Indiana Fairs by Harold Lee MillerArt/Photography, Silver, 2012
A Field Guide to Fabric Design: Design, Print & Sell Your Own Fabric; Traditional & Digital Techniques; For Quilting, Home Dec & Apparel by Kim KightCrafts/Hobby/How-to, Silver, 2012
Flavors First: An Indian Chef's Culinary Journey by Vikas KhannaCookbooks, Gold, 2012
Gay Men and Substance Abuse: A Basic Guide for Addicts and Those Who Care for Them by Michael SheltonLGBT, Gold, 2012
The Gift of Job Loss - A Practical Guide to Realizing the Most Rewarding Time of Your Life by Michael FroehlsCareer, Silver, 2012
Great American Catholic Eulogies by Carol DeChant (2011-02-15) by Carol DechantAudiobooks, Gold, 2012
Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up by Drew AquilinaHumor, Silver, 2012
Grow Smart, Risk Less: A Low-Capital Path to Multiplying Your Business Through Franchising by Shelly SunBusiness & Economics, Silver, 2012
In Pursuit of Excellence by Josiah CitrinCookbooks, Silver, 2012
Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder by Gina PeraAudiobooks, Silver, 2012
Jim Tully: American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler by Paul BauerBiography, Silver, 2012
Letters to a New School Teacher: Advice From America's Best Educators by 2011-2012 Teachers of the YearEducation, Silver, 2012
The Long Ride: The Record-Setting Journey by Horse Across the American Landscape by Lucian Spataro Jr. PhDAutobiography/Memoirs, Silver, 2012
Macular Disease: Practical Strategies for Living with Vision Loss (2nd Edition) by Peggy R. WolfeBody, Mind & Spirit, Gold, 2012
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsTeen: Fiction (13-18 Years), Silver, 2012
The Moche of Ancient Peru: Media and Messages (Peabody Museum Collections Series) by Jeffrey QuilterMulticultural, Gold, 2012
My Child Is Sick!: Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries by Barton D. Schmitt MD FAAPParenting & Family Issues, Gold, 2012
Online Book Marketing: The Least Expensive, Most Effective Ways to Create Book Buzz by Lorraine PhillipsBusiness & Economics, Silver, 2012
The Opium Equation; A Cat Enright Mystery by Lisa WysockyMystery/Suspense, Silver, 2012
Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities by David Revere McFaddenCoffee Table Books, Silver, 2012
Pictures and People: A Search for Visual Truth and Social Justice by Joan Liffring-Zug BourretAutobiography/Memoirs, Gold, 2012
Plains Indian art : the pioneering work of John C. Ewers by John C. EwersArt/Photography, Gold, 2012
Public Anatomy by A. Scott PearsonMystery / Suspense, 2012
Pure Gold: Adventures with Six Rescued Golden Retrievers by Holli PfauAnimals/Pets, Silver, 2012
Quarterama: Ideas and Designs of America's State Quarters by Garrett BurkeGift Books, Silver, 2012
Queen of the Northern Mines: A Novel of the Civil War in California by Richard HurleyHistorical Fiction, Silver, 2012
Raja, Story of a Racehorse by Anne HambletonYoung Reader: Fiction (8-12 Years), Gold, 2012
Revival: A Folk Music Novel by Scott AlarikPopular Fiction, Silver, 2012
The Rock Hole by Reavis Z. WorthamMystery/Suspense, Silver, 2012
Siberian Husky (Doglife: Lifelong Care for Your Dog) by Donna BeckmanAnimals/Pets, Silver, 2012
Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up by Steve BermanTeen: Fiction (13-18 Years), Silver, 2012
Support Your RV Lifestyle! An Insider's Guide to Working on the Road by Jaimie HallCareer, Silver, 2012
Tea with Lady Sapphire: Sharing the Love of Birds by Carl R. Sams IIChildren’s Picture Book, Silver, 2012
The Third Q by Arnold FrancisPopular Fiction, Silver, 2012
The Unpainted South: Carolina's Vanishing World by William P. Baldwin, IIIPoetry/Literary Criticism, Gold, 2012
Unvanquished: Joseph Pilsudski, Resurrected Poland, and the Struggle for Eastern Europe by Peter HetheringtonHistory, Gold, 2012
Welcoming Home Baby the Handcrafted Way by Tricia DrakeCrafts/Hobby/How-to, Gold, 2012
Wild Alaskan Seafood: Celebrated Recipes from America's Top Chefs by James O. FraioliCookbooks, Silver, 2012
The Wild Life of Elk by Donna LoveYoung Reader: Nonfiction (8-12 Years), Silver, 2012
Wolves in Blue: Stories of the North Brothers and Their Pawnee Scouts by Jean A. LukeshTeen: Nonfiction (13-18 Years), Silver, 2012
Your Magical Soul: How Science and Psychic Phenomena Paint a New Picture of the Self and Reality by Jeffrey A. MarksBody, Mind & Spirit, Silver, 2012
The Unkindness of Strangers (The Hollywood Murder Mysteries) by Peter S FischerMystery / Suspense, 2013
Berta and Elmer Hader: A Lifetime of Art by Joy Hoerner RichSilver, Biography, 2014
Business Writing with Heart: How to Build Great Work Relationships One Message at a Time by Lynn Gaertner-JohnstonSilver, Business & Economics, 2014
Cradle Lake by Ronald MalfiSilver, Popular Fiction, 2014
La cristiada by Jean MeyerSilver, History, 2014
Dining at the White House: From the President's Table to Yours by John MoellerSilver, Autobiography/Memoirs, 2014
Embattled Farmers: Campaigns and Profiles of Revolutionary Soldiers from Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1775-1783 by Richard C. WigginSilver, History, 2014
The Fig Orchard by Layla FiskeSilver, Historical Fiction, 2014
The Foot Soldier by Mark RubinsteinSilver, Popular Fiction, 2014
Fresh Passion: Get a Brand or Die a Generic by Michael D. BrownGold, Business & Economics, 2014
Jeffrey Gitomer's 21.5 Unbreakable Laws of Selling: Proven Actions You Must Take to Make Easier, Faster, Bigger Sales....Now and Forever by Jeffrey GitomerSilver, Business & Economics, 2014
John Wayne: The Genuine Article by Michael GoldmanGold, Biography, 2014
The Lesbian Couple's Guide to Wedding Planning by Bernadette Coveney SmithGold, LGBT, 2014
Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven by Todd CoopeeSilver, Best New Voice, NonFiction, 2014
Little Joe by Michael E. Glasscock IIISilver, Popular Fiction, 2014
The Missing Myth: A New Vision of Same-Sex Love by Gilles HerradaSilver, LGBT, 2014
Nice Guys Finish Dead (The Hollywood Murder Mysteries) by Peter S FischerSilver, Mystery/Suspense, 2014
The Other Mother: A Rememoir by Teresa BruceGold, Autobiography/Memoirs, 2014
The Pumpkin Eater by Steven W. HornGold, Mystery/Suspense, 2014
The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William KlaberSilver, LGBT, 2014
Red Tractors 1958-2013: The Authoritative Guide to Farmall, International Harvester and Case IH Farm Tractors in the Modern Era by Lee KlancherGold, History, 2014
The Shadow Constant by A.J. ScudiereSilver, Mystery/Suspense, 2014
Tidal Pools by Lawrence ThackstonSilver, Mystery/Suspense, 2014
Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea by Tom GravesSilver, History, 2014
West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage by Daniel E. RiceSilver, Biography, 2014
Mendonoma Sightings Throughout the Year: The Fascinating World of Nature on the Mendocino/Sonoma Coast by Jackson Jeanne A.Nature and the Environment, silver, 2015
Homage to a Broken Man: The Life of J. Heinrich Arnold by Peter MommsenReligion, Silver, 2016
Living Large: Wilna Hervey and Nan Mason by Joseph P. EckhardtLGBT, 2016
Oldenglen (Volume 1) by Robin MasonSilver, Best First Book: Children's/Young Adults, 2016
Better Than This: A Novel by Cathy ZaneSilver, Popular Fiction, 2018
Tiger Drive: a novel by Teri CaseGold, Popular Fiction, 2018

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The Benjamin Franklin Book Awards™ are administered by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) with help from over 150 book publishing professionals including librarians, bookstore owners, reviewers, designers, publicity managers, and editors.


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