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Book awards: Minnesota Book Awards

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Works (366)

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen1988
The high price of everything : stories by Kathleen Coskran1988
Leaving Home by Garrison Keillor1988
Selected Poems 1938-1988 by Thomas McGrath1988
Spillville by Patricia Hampl1988
The Star Maiden: An Ojibway Tale by Barbara Juster Esbensen1988
Border Country: The Quetico-Superior Wilderness by Craig Blacklock Book Design & Execution, 1988
The Sun, the Wind and the Rain (An Owlet Book) by Lisa Westberg Peters Younger Children, 1989
The Freedom of History: Poems by Jim Moore Poetry, 1989
Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World by Jack WeatherfordNonfiction, 1989
Meant to Be Read Out Loud by Susan Hauser Minnesota, 1989
Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer Genres, 1989
A Gravestone Made of Wheat by Will Weaver Fiction, 1989
Going the Moose Way Home by Jim Latimer Children's, 1989
Arctic Wolf by L. David Mech Book Design & Execution, 1989
Is This a House for Hermit Crab? by Megan McDonaldYounger Children; International Children's Book Award, 1991
How the Guinea Fowl Got Her Spots: A Swahili Tale of Friendship by Barbara Knutson Younger Children, 1991
The Color of Mesabi Bones: Poems and Prose Poems by John CaddyPoetry, 1991
Woodsong by Gary Paulsen Older Children, 1991
The Passionate, Accurate Story: Making Your Heart's Truth into Literature by Carol Bly Nonfiction, 1991
The Bear Guardian: Northwoods Tales and Meditations by Peter M. Leschak Nature, 1991
Freeze Frame by Marjorie Dorner Mystery, 1991
How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation by Rosalie Maggio Information, 1991
The Stone Canoe and Other Stories by John L. Peyton Fiction, 1991
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1991
Coming Home Crazy: An Alphabet of China Essays by Bill Holm Biography, 1991
The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer Younger Children, 1992
Lone Dog's Winter Count by Diane Glancy Poetry, 1992
Face to Face by Marion Dane Bauer Older Children, 1992
Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America by Jack Weatherford Nonfiction, 1992
Walking Minnesota by Mary Jo Malach Information, 1992
My Father's War and Other Stories by Barton Sutter Fiction, 1992
Elsewhere by Will Shetterly Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1992
Matriarch of Conspiracy: Ruth Von Kleist, 1867-1945 by Jane Pejsa Biography, 1992
The Graywolf Annual Eight: The New Family (No.8) by Scott Walker Anthologies, 1992
The Journey Goes On by Dave NimmerPersonal Narrative, 1993
Old Black Fly by Jim AylesworthYounger Children, 1993
You Won't Remember This by Michael Dennis Browne Poetry, 1993
What's Your Story?: A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction by Marion Dane Bauer Older Children, 1993
Dragon Within the Gates: The Once and Future AIDS Epidemic by Stephen C. Joseph Nonfiction, 1993
The Man Who Was Taller Than God by Harold Adams Mystery & Detective, 1993
The Wild Gardener: The Life and Selected Writings of Eloise Butler by Martha E. Hellander Information, 1993
Winter Roads, Summer Fields: Stories by Marjorie Dorner Fiction, 1993
Scandinavian Feasts by Beatrice A. Ojakangas Cuisine, 1993
The Beacon Book of Quotations by Women by Rosalie Maggio Collections, 1993
The Book of Names: New and Selected Poems (American Poets Continuum) by Barton SutterPoetry, 1994
Writing for business : helpful, easy-to-apply advice for everyone who writes on the job by Stephen WilbersInformation, 1994
Sungura and Leopard: A Swahili Trickster Tale by Barbara Knutson Younger Children, 1994
Tracks in the Wild by Betsy Bowen Younger Children, 1994
Walking the Rez Road by Jim Northrup Personal Voices, 1994
To the Top of the World: Adventures with Arctic Wolves by Jim BrandenburgOlder Children's Nonfiction, 1994
Revolutions of the Heart by Marsha Qualey Older Children's Fiction, 1994
News from the Border: A Mother's Memoir of Her Autistic Son by Jane Taylor McDonnell Nonfiction, 1994
Black Dreams by Kate Green Mystery & Detective, 1994
Basic Needs: A Year With Street Kids in a City School by Julie Landsman Minnesota, 1994
Lake Superior Images by Craig Blacklock Illustrated Book, 1994
The Hike into the Sun: Memoir of an American Soldier Captured on Bataan in 1942 and Imprisoned by the Japanese Until 194 by Bernard T. Fitzpatrick History, 1994
A Place Where the Sea Remembers by Sandra Benitez Fiction, 1994
Ring of Swords by Eleanor Arnason Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1994
Inheriting the Land: Contemporary Voices from the Midwest by Mark Vinz Collected Works, 1994
Discover Minnesota : an annotated bibliography of books for children in grades K-9, with illustrator, title and subject indexes by Marianne Miller Hudec Minnesota Community of the Book Special Award, 1994
A guide to Minnesota writers by Ron Barron Minnesota Community of the Book Special Award, 1994
Minnesota's Literary Visitors by John T. Flanagan Minnesota Community of the Book Special Award, 1994
Imani in the Belly by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate Younger Children, 1995
Nice Fish: New and Selected Prose Poems by Louis Jenkins Poetry, 1995
Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder by Kent Nerburn Personal Voices, 1995
Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence by Marion Dane Bauer Older Children, 1995
Mother Journeys: Feminists Writing About Mothering by Maureen T. Reddy Nonfiction, 1995
Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota by Barney Oldfield Nature, 1995
A Small Sacrifice by Ellen Hart Mystery & Detective, 1995
Minnesota Job Seeker's Sourcebook Information, 1995
The Shape of Things: The Art of Francis Lee Jaques by Patricia Condon Johnston Illustrated Book, 1995
As Seen on TV: The Visual Culture of Everyday Life in the 1950s by Karal Ann Marling History, 1995
Suicide Why: 85 Questions and Answers About Suicide by Adina Wrobleski Help & Guidance, 1995
Losing Absalom by Alexs D. Pate Fiction, 1995
A College of Magics by Caroline Stevermer Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1995
The Dubious Hills by Pamela Deannot in English Common Knowledge Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1995
Sovietrek: A Journey by Bicycle Across Russia by Dan Buettner Children's NonFiction, 1995
Eggs in the Coffee, Sheep in the Corn: My 17 Years As a Farmwife (Midwest Reflections) by Marjorie M. Douglas Biography, 1995
Daddy Played Music for the Cows by Maryann Weidt Younger Children—Author, 1996
Ellis Island: Doorway to Freedom by Steven Kroll Younger Children—Illustrator, 1996
Hometown by Marsha Qualey Young Adult Fiction, 1996
The Long Experience of Love by James Moore Poetry, 1996
Shepherdess: Notes from the Field by Joan Jarvis Ellison Personal Voice, 1996
Revealing the Unknown to a Pair of Lovers (MVP) by Ann Lundberg Grunke Short Stories, 1996
Little by David Treuer Novel, 1996
Grass Roots: The Universe of Home (The World As Home) by Paul Gruchow Nonfiction, 1996
Minnesota's Natural Heritage: An Ecological Perspective by John R. Tester Nature, 1996
Faint Praise by Ellen Hart Mystery & Detective, 1996
Minnesota Gardens: An Illustrated History by Susan Davis Price Minnesota, 1996
A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe by John Nichols Information, 1996
The Architecture of Edwin Lundie by Dale Mulfinger Illustrated Book, 1996
Professor Wellstone Goes to Washington: The Inside Story of a Grassroots U.S. Senate Campaign by Dennis J. McGrath History, 1996
Realistic Oil Painting Techniques by Kurt Anderson Help & Guidance, 1996
The Unnatural: A Novel by David Prill Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1996
Imagining Home: Writing from the Midwest by Mark Vinz Collected Works, 1996
Bookworks: Making Books by Hand (Carolrhoda Photo Books) by Gwenyth Swain Children's Nonfiction, 1996
Jack & Rochelle by Jack Sutin Biography, 1996
Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris Young Adult Fiction, 1997
Glass Houses by George Rabasa Short Stories, 1997
War Baby Express by Roseann Lloyd Poetry, 1997
Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble by Phyllis Root Picture Books—Author, 1997
Mud by Mary Lyn Ray Picture Books—Illustrator, 1997
The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth by Bill Holm Personal Voices, 1997
Tales of Burning Love by Louise Erdrich Novels, 1997
The Garden of Eating: Food, Sex, and the Hunger for Meaning by Jeremy Iggers Nonfiction, 1997
Far from Tame: Reflections from the Heart of a Continent by Laurie Allmann Nature, 1997
Silent Words by Joan M. Drury Mystery & Detective, 1997
Grand Avenue (Minnesota) by Biloine Whiting Young Minnesota Places, 1997
Patty's Journey: From Orphanage to Adoption and Reunion by Donna Scott Norling Memoirs, 1997
Canoe Country Flora: Plants and Trees of the North Woods and Boundary Waters by Mark Stensaas Information, 1997
Minnesota architect : the life and work of Clarence H. Johnston by Paul Clifford Larson Illustrated Books, 1997
The Manipulative Child: How to Regain Control and Raise Resilient, Resourceful, and Independent Kids by Ernest W. Swihart Jr. Help & Guidance, 1997
Changing the Bully Who Rules the World: Reading and Thinking aAbout Ethics by Carol Bly Collected Works, 1997
Snapshot: America Discovers the Camera (People's History) by Kenneth P. Czch Children's Nonfiction, 1997
A Fierce Green Fire: Aldo Leopold's Life and Legacy [Revised] by Marybeth Lorbiecki Biography and History, 1997
The Far Islands and Other Cold Places: Travel Essays of a Victorian Lady by Elizabeth TaylorPersonal Papers, 1998
Minnesota business almanac : Minnesota's guide to business1997-1998 Edition, Information, 1998
Practice to Deceive by David HousewrightMystery & Detective, 1998
Small Invasions by Beth WeatherbyShort Stories, 1998
The Broken Blade by William Durbin Young Adult, 1998
Selected Poems 1965-1995 (Carnegie Mellon Poetry) by Michael Dennis Browne Poetry, 1998
If You Were Born a Kitten by Marion Dane Bauer Picture Books, 1998
Floating Kingdom by George Rabasa Novel, 1998
Cleaning Up by David Lebedoff Nonfiction, 1998
Boundary Waters : The Grace of the Wild by Paul Gruchow Nature, 1998
Wild Neighborhood by John Henricksson Nature, 1998
Connections & Reflections: Mothers & Daughters in Their Own Light, in Their Own Words by Catherine Koemptgen Illustrated Books, 1998
Icy Pleasures: Minnesota Celebrates Winter by Paul Clifford Larson History, 1998
Taking Charge of My Mind and Body: A Girls' Guide to Outsmarting Alcohol, Drugs, Smoking, and Eating Problems by Gladys Folkers Help & Guidance, 1998
Growing Up Lutheran: What Does This Mean? by Janet Martin Fun & Humor, 1998
From the End of the Twentieth Century by John M. Ford Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1998
North Enough: AIDS and Other Clear-Cuts by Jan Zita Grover Creative Nonfiction, 1998
Tanzania on Tuesday: Writing by American Women Abroad (A New Rivers Abroad Book) by Kathleen Coskran Collected Works, 1998
Stolen Dreams: Portraits of Working Children by David L. Parker Children's Nonfiction, 1998
John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life by Paul C. Nagel Autobiography & Biography, 1998
Building Community Keeping the Faith: German Catholic Vernacular Architecture in a Rural Minnesota Parish by Fred W. PetersonHistory, 1999
Roar shocks by David RathmanFine Press, 1999
The Green Tuxedo (The Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry) (The Ernst Sandeen Prize in Poetry) by Janet Holmes Poetry, 1999
Rainlight by Alison McGhee Novels and Short Stories, 1999
Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger Mystery, 1999
The Witness of Combines by Kent Meyers Memoir, 1999
Komarr by Lois McMaster Bujold Fantasy & Science Fiction, 1999
The Talking of Hands: Unpublished Writing by New Rivers Press Authors by Robert Alexander Collected Works, 1999
Lake Superior Lawyer: A Biography of Chester Adgate Congdon by royohoover Biography, 1999
Chased By The Light by Jim Brandenburg Illustrated Book, 1999
Valley of Grass: Tall Grass Prairie and Parkland of the Red River Valley (Outdoor Essays & Reflections) by Kim Alan Chapman Nature, 1999
Cold Comfort: Life at the Top of the Map (Minnesota) by Barton Sutter Creative Nonfiction, 1999
The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live by Sarah Susanka Nonfiction, 1999
Raising Nonviolent Children In A Violent World by Michael Obsatz Help and Guidance, 1999
Hiking Minnesota by John Pukite Information, 1999
Soldier's Heart by Gary PaulsenYoung People's Fiction, 1999
Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I by Jane Resh Thomas Children's Nonfiction, 1999
Out of the Ocean by Debra Frasier Picture Books—Illustrator, 1999
Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-BodeenPicture Books—Author, 1999
Broder [i.e. Border] by Anna ReckinFine Press, 2000
Dove Song by Kristine L. Franklin Young Adult, 2000
Dating Miss Universe : nine stories by Steven Polansky Short Stories, 2000
Mrs. Million by Pete Hautman Popular Fiction, 2000
Tug by G. E. Patterson Poetry, 2000
The Multicultiboho Sideshow: A Novel by Alexs D. Pate Novel, 2000
Worlds within a World by Paul Gruchow Nature and Minnesota, 2000
Minnesota's Twentieth Century: Stories of Extraordinary Everyday People by D. J. Tice History , 2000
The Troll with No Heart in His Body by Lise Lunge-LarsenChildren, 2000
Telling: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery by Patricia Weaver Francisco Biography and Memoir, 2000
Curse of a Winter Moon by Mary Casanova Young Adult, 2001
Dark Coulee by Mary Logue Popular Fiction, 2001
Turtle Pictures (Camino Del Sol) by Ray Gonzalez Poetry, 2001
Shadow Baby by Alison McGheeNovel & Short Story, 2001
Wild Rice Cooking: History, Natural History, Harvesting, and Lore by Susan Carol Hauser Nature & Minnesota, 2001
The Haymakers: A Chronicle of Five Farm Families by Steven R. Hoffbeck History and Biography, 2001
Emerson Wulling: Printer For Pleasure. by Emerson Fine Press, 2001
The Hunter by Mary CasanovaChildren, 2001
Packinghouse Daughter: A Memoir by Cheri Register Autobiography & Memoir, 2001
Visiting Emily: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Emily Dickinson by Sheila Coghill Anthology & Collections, 2001
A Man's Reach by Elmer L. Andersen Honor Award, 2001
The Cancer Poetry Project: Poems by Cancer Patients and Those Who Love Them by Karin B. MillerAnthology & Collections, 2002
Garment register by Harriet BartFine Press, 2002
Zazoo by Richard MosherYouth Literature, 2002
Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger Popular Fiction, 2002
The Night Abraham Called to the Stars: Poems by Robert Bly Poetry, 2002
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise ErdrichNovel & Short Story, 2002
In Search of Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor Nature & Minnesota, 2002
Views on the Mississippi: The Photographs of Henry Peter Bosse by Mark Neuzil History & Biography, 2002
The Race of the Birkebeiners by Lise Lunge-Larsen Children, 2002
While the Locust Slept: A Memoir (Native Voices) by Peter Razor Autobiography & Memoir, 2002
Daisy Air Rifles and BB Guns: The First 100 Years by Neal PunchardBook Cover Design, 2003
Firestorm (Adventures in Time) by Jan Neubert SchultzYoung Adult Fiction, 2003
Impressions by Roger CooperInterior Book Design, 2003
Keys to the interior : twenty-five years of Great river review by Richard. [from old catalog] BroderickAnthology or Collection of Short Stories by Multiple Authors, 2003
Mortal Prey by John SandfordGenre, 2003
New York revisited by Kenneth AuchinclossFine Press, 2003
The Good Path: Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids by Thomas Peacock Young Adult Nonfiction, 2003
The Hawk Temple at Tierra Grande (American Poets Continuum) by Ray Gonzalez Poetry, 2003
Spilling Clarence by Anne Ursu New Voice, 2003
Pathways To Spirituality and Healing: Embracing Life and Each Other in the Face of a Serious Illness by Mark S. Umbreit New Age, Metaphysics, and Spirituality, 2003
Overcoming: The Autobiography of W. Harry Davis by W. Harry Davis Multicultural, 2003
Pale Horse at Plum Run: The First Minnesota at Gettysburg by Brian Leehan History, Politics, and Culture, 2003
Voices for the Land: Minnesotans Writing About the Places They Love by Voices for the Land Gardening, Nature, Environmental; Photography; & Minnesota Subject, 2003
Miniatures by Norah LabinerFiction - Novel or Collection of Short Stories by a Single Author, 2003
Ojibwe Waasa Inaabidaa: We Look in All Directions by Thomas D. Peacock Education, Teaching, Academic, 2003
The Sky's the Limit: Stories of Discovery by Women and Girls by Catherine ThimmeshChildren's Nonfiction, 2003
Countdown to Kindergarten by Alison McGhee Children's Fiction, 2003
Back to Mississippi: A Personal Journey Through the Events that Changed America in 1964 by Mary Winstead Autobiography, Biography, Memoir, 2003
The Gag Family: German-Bohemian Artists in America by Julie L'Enfant Art and Music, 2003
Cap Wigington: An Architectural Legacy in Ice and Stone by David V. Taylor Architecture, 2003
Northern Lights: The Stories of Minnesota's Past, 2nd Edition by Dave KenneyYoung Adult Nonfiction, 2004
The poetry of chance encounters by Harriet BartFine Press, 2004
Sweetblood by Pete HautmanYoung Adult Literature, 2004
Monkeewrench by P. J. Tracy Popular Fiction, 2004
Coming Late to Rachmaninoff: Poems by Richard Terrill Poetry, 2004
Where No Gods Came (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Sheila O'Connor Novel and Short Story, 2004
Looking for the Summer by Jim Brandenburg Nature and Minnesota, 2004
Mill City: A Visual History of the Minneapolis Mill District (Minnesota) by Shannon M. Pennefeather History and Biography, 2004
Our Family Tree: An Evolution Story by Lisa Westberg Peters Children's Nonfiction Family, 2004
Hey, Pancakes! by Tamson Weston Children's Literature, 2004
The Language of Blood by Jane Jeong Trenka Autobiography and Memoir, 2004
A Place Called Home: Writings on the Midwestern Small Town by Richard O. Davies Anthology and Collections, 2004
Distance from the sun : thirty prose poems from thirty years by Louis JenkinsFine Press, 2005
The Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers2005
Godless by Pete HautmanYoung Adult Fiction and Poetry, 2005
Alone at Night (Mars Bahr Mysteries) by Kj Erickson Popular Fiction, 2005
Naming the Stars: Poems by Joyce Sutphen Poetry, 2005
Minnesota Treasures: Stories Behind the State's Historic Places by Denis Gardner Nature and Minnesota, 2005
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford History and Biography, 2005
Why Do They Act That Way? by David Allen Walsh General Nonfiction, 2005
The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings by Lise Lunge-Larsen Children's and Young Adult Nonfiction, 2005
The Best Pet of All by David LaRochelle Children’s Picture Books, 2005
The Darkest Evening by William Durbin Children’s Fiction and Poetry, 2005
Flim-Flam Man: A True Family History by Jennifer Vogel Autobiography and Memoir, 2005
Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism by Walter Cronkite Anthology and Collections, 2005
Ghost poems for the living : 13 sonnets by Shakespeare with distillations and images by Paulette Myers-RichFine Press, 2006
Left for Dead: A Second Life after Vietnam by Jon HovdeAutobiography, Memoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2006
All Rivers Flow to the Sea by Alison McGhee Young Adult Fiction, 2006
A Northern Front: New and Selected Essays by John Hildebrand Science & Nature, 2006
The Iron Girl by Ellen Hart Popular Fiction, 2006
Lightning at Dinner: Poems by Jim Moore Poetry, 2006
The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich Novel and Short Story, 2006
The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness by Jack El-Hai History & Biography, 2006
Recovering the Sacred: The Power of Naming and Claiming by Winona LaDuke General Nonfiction, 2006
Fold Me a Poem by Kristine O'Connell George Children’s Picture Book, 2006
The Counterfeit Princess by Jane Resh Thomas Children’s Fiction, 2006
Wanda Gag: Storybook Artist by Gwenyth Swain Children’s and Young Adult Nonfiction, 2006
Voices of Rondo : oral histories of Saint Paul's historic Black community by Kate Cavett Anthology & Collection, 2006
What it's like here by James MooreFine Press, 2007
Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence by Matthew Sanford Readers' Choice Award, 2007
The Book of One Hundred Truths by Julie Schumacher Young Adult Literature, 2007
The Curator of Silence (ERNEST SANDEEN PRIZE) by Jude Nutter Poetry, 2007
When Charlotte Comes Home: A Novel by Maureen Millea Smith Novel & Short Story, 2007
Copper River by William Kent Krueger Genre Fiction, 2007
A Shameful Act: The Armenian Genocide and the Question of Turkish Responsibility by Taner Akçam General Nonfiction, 2007
Tomorrow, The River by Dianne Gray Children’s Literature, 2007
Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past by Diane Wilson Autobiography, Memoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2007
Farmer Cap (Pfeffernut County) by Jill Kalz Reader's Choice Award, 2008
Thunder Bay by William Kent Krueger Genre Fiction, 2008
The Last Communist Virgin by Wang Ping Novel & Short Story, 2008
The Florist's Daughter by Patricia Hampl Memoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2008
Willow Room, Green Door: New and Selected Poems by Deborah Keenan Poetry, 2008
Defect by Will Weaver Young Adult Literature, 2008
Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota by Doug Hoverson Minnesota, 2008
The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot by Charles Baxter General Nonfiction, 2008
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne JonellChildren’s Literature, 2008
The Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How to Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat by Catherine FriendGeneral Nonfiction, 2009
Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota by Barbara W. SommerMinnesota, 2009
The House in the Night by Susan Marie SwansonChildren’s Literature, 2009
The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia YangMemoir & Creative Nonfiction; Readers’ Choice Award, 2009
National monuments by Heid E. ErdrichPoetry, 2009
The Plague of Doves by Louise ErdrichNovel & Short Story, 2009
Stalking Susan by Julie KramerFiction, 2009
Twelve Long Months by Brian MalloyYoung People’s Literature, 2009
The Book of Night Women by Marlon JamesNovel & Short Story, 2010
I Go to America: Swedish American Women and the Life of Mina Anderson by Joy K. LintelmanGeneral Nonfiction, 2010
Jelly's Gold by David HousewrightFiction, 2010
Opening Goliath: Danger and Discovery in Caving by Cary J GriffithMinnesota, 2010
Red Sings from Treetops: A Year In Colors by Joyce SidmanChildren’s Literature, 2010
I Wish I Had a Heart Like Yours, Walt Whitman by Jude NutterPoetry, 2010
The Wolf at Twilight: An Indian Elder's Journey through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows by Kent NerburnMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2010
Honor bright : a century of scouting in Northern Star Council by Dave Kenney Reader's Choice Award, 2010
Blank Confession by Pete HautmanYoung People’s Literature, 2011
Carrier: Untangling the Danger in My DNA by Bonnie J RoughMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2011
Find the Girl by Lightsey DarstPoetry, 2011
My Heart Is Like a Zoo by Michael HallChildren’s Literature, 2011
News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist by Laurie HertzelReader's Choice Award, 2011
The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition by Michael NordskogGeneral Nonfiction, 2011
The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy WebbGenre Fiction, 2011
Vestments by John ReimringerNovel & Short Story, 2011
Big Wheat: A Tale of Bindlestiffs and Blood by Richard A ThompsonGenre Fiction, 2012
BookSpeak!: Poems About Books by Laura Purdie SalasChildren’s Literature, 2012
Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America by Shawn Lawrence OttoGeneral Nonfiction, 2012
The Law of Miracles by Gregory Blake Smith2012
North Country: The Making of Minnesota by Mary Lethert WingerdMinnesota, 2011; Hognander Minnesota History Award, 2012
Pioneer Modernists: Minnesota's first generation of women artists by Julie L'EnfantMinnesota, 2012
A Song at Twilight - Of Alzheimer's and Love by Nancy PaddockMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2012
The Tanglewood Terror by Kurtis ScalettaReaders’ Choice Award, 2012
Whorled by Ed Bok LeePoetry, 2012
With or Without You by Brian FarreyYoung People’s Literature, 2012
Curse of the Jade Lily by David HousewrightFiction, 2013
It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelleChildren’s Literature, 2013
Nothing Special by Geoff HerbachYoung People's Literature, 2013
Odessa: Poems (Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry) by Patricia KirkpatrickPoetry, 2013
The Round House by Louise ErdrichNovel & Short Story, 2013
Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works by Atina DiffleyMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2013
Black Aperture: Poems by Matt RasmussenPoetry, 2014
Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota by Gwen WestermanMinnesota, 2013; Hognander Minnesota History Award, 2014
Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison by W. Jackson Rushing IIIMinnesota, 2014
Moo! by David LaRochelleChildren’s Literature, 2014
The Nazi and the psychiatrist : Hermann Göring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a fatal meeting of minds at the end of WWII by Jack El-HaiGeneral Nonfiction, 2014
The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories by Ethan RutherfordNovel & Short Story, 2014
Prairie Silence: A Memoir by Melanie HoffertMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2014
Sex & Violence by Carrie MesrobianYoung People’s Literature, 2014
Tamarack County by William Kent KruegerFiction, 2014
Albedo (The New Series: No. 61) by Kathleen JesmePoetry, 2015
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon JamesNovel & Short Story, 2015
Dangerous Goods: Poems by Sean HillPoetry, 2015
Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life by Nancy KoesterGeneral Nonfiction, 2015
Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women's Movement by Lori SturdevantMinnesota, 2015
The Secret of Pembrooke Park by Julie KlassenGenre Fiction, 2015
Tailings: A Memoir by Kaethe SchwehnMemoir and Creative Nonfiction, 2015
West of the Moon by Margi PreusYoung People's Literature, 2015
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce SidmanChildren's Literature, 2015
Beautiful Wall (American Poets Continuum) by Ray GonzalezPoetry, 2016
The Grave Soul by Ellen HartGenre Fiction, 2016
Minnesota Modern: Architecture and Life at Midcentury by Larry MillettMinnesota, 2016
No House to Call My Home: Love, Family, and Other Transgressions by Ryan BergGeneral Nonfiction, 2016
Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael HallChildren's Literature, 2016
See No Color (Fiction - Young Adult) by Shannon GibneyYoung People’s Literature, 2016
There's Something I Want You to Do: Stories by Charles Baxter Novel & Short Story, 2016
Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life by Karen BabineMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2016
The War on Science: Who's Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It by Shawn Lawrence OttoGeneral Nonfiction, 2017
Worm Loves Worm by J. J. AustrianChildren's Literature, 2017
Curator of Ephemera at the New Museum for Archaic Media (American Indian Studies) by Heid E. ErdrichPoetry, 2018
A Different Pond by Bao PhiChildren's Literature, 2018
The End of Temperance Dare: A Novel by Wendy WebbGenre Fiction, 2018
The End of the Wild by Nicole HelgetMiddle Grade Literature, 2018
The Exo Project by Andrew DeYoungYoung Adult Literature, 2018
The First and Only Book of Sack: 36 Years of Cartoons for the Star Tribune by Steve SackGeneral Nonfiction, 2018
Got to Be Something Here: The Rise of the Minneapolis Sound by Andrea SwenssonMinnesota Nonfiction, 2018
Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year by Linda LeGarde GroverMemoir and Creative Nonfiction, 2018
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka ArimahNovel and Short Story, 2018
Chinese-ness: The Meanings of Identity and the Nature of Belonging by Wing Young HuieMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2019
The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota's Mental Institutions, 1946–1954 by Susan Bartlett FooteMinnesota nonfiction, 2019
Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick by Maya DusenberyGeneral nonfiction, 2019
Dream Country by Shannon GibneyYoung adult literature, 2019
GeNtry!fication: or the scene of the crime by Chaun WebsterPoetry, 2019
The Key to Every Thing by Pat SchmatzMiddle grade literature, 2019
Laurentian Divide by Sarah StonichNovel and short story, 2019
The Rabbit Listened by Cori DoerrfeldChildren's literature, 2019
The Voice Inside by Brian FreemanGenre fiction, 2019
All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer by Karen BabineMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2020
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon JamesFiction, 2020
Bodega: Poems by Su HwangPoetry, 2020
Catfishing on CatNet by Naomi KritzerYoung Adult Literature, 2020
Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions by Sheila O'ConnorNovel & Short Story, 2020
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David TreuerGeneral Nonfiction, 2020
The Line Tender by Kate AllenMiddle Grade Literature, 2020
A Map into the World by Kao Kalia YangChildren's Literature, 2020
Slavery's Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State by Christopher P. Lehman 2020
Big Papa and the Time Machine by Daniel Bernstromnot in English Common KnowledgeChildren's Literature, 2021
The Deep, Deep Snow by Brian FreemanGenre Fiction, 2021
Homie: Poems by Danez Smithnot in English Common KnowledgePoetry, 2021
Minnesota's Geologist: The Life of Newton Horace Winchell by Sue Leafnot in English Common KnowledgeMinnesota Nonfiction, 2021
My Eyes Are Up Here by Laura Zimmermannnot in English Common KnowledgeYoung Adult Literature, 2021
Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaghtnot in English Common KnowledgeGeneral Nonfiction, 2021
Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburnnot in English Common KnowledgeNovel & Short Story, 2021
Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify: Essays by Carolyn Holbrooknot in English Common KnowledgeMemoir & Creative Nonfiction, 2021
What If a Fish by Anika Fajardonot in English Common KnowledgeMiddle Grade Literature, 2021

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Current Minnesota residents, and Minnesota residents during the year are eligible for the Award. The primary selection criteria, in order, are: demonstrated excellence and innovation of artistic work in the book arts throughout a career, or combined careers in the case of a long-standing collaborative group, and significant artistic contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community.

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