2001 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Winners and Finalists

Arts (Art/Music/Photography)

The Story of Painting, DK Publishing
The Magic of Balboa Park, Photosecrets Publishing
Small Town Minnesota A-Z, Afton Historical Society Press


Dollars, Diamonds, Destiny, & Death, VCA Publishing
Brick by Brick: A Woman’s Journey, Spinner Publications, Inc.
Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling,
Afton Historical Society Press


Personal Finance For Dummies, 3rd Edition, IDG Books Worldwide
Franchising For Dummies, IDG Books Worldwide
How to Become An Employer of Choice, Oak Hill Press


Keep It Simple Series: Managing Your Career, DK Publishing 
The Book of US Government Jobs, 7th Edition, Bookhaven Press LLC
Quick Internet Guide to Career & Education Information, JIST Works, Inc.

Children’s Picture Book

The Ugly Caterpillar, Advance Publishing, Inc. 
Jimmy Jonny Stays Up All Night, Bing Puddlepot, Inc.
The Way I Feel, Parenting Press, Inc.

Coffee Table/Gift

The Magic of Balboa Park, Photosecrets Publishing
Adventures With Old Houses, Wyrick & Company
Coca-Cola Girls: An Advertising Art History, Collectors Press, Inc.


The Illustrator WOW! Book, Peachpit Press 
The Complete PC Upgrade & Maintenance Guide, 11th Edition, Sybex Inc.
Robin Williams Design Workshop, Peachpit Press


Pasta: Every Way for Everyday, DK Publishing
The Common Grill Cookbook, Sleeping Bear Press
Savor the Moment, The Junior League of Boca Raton


Quilts from the Quiltmaker’s Gift, Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers
ABCs of Making Teddy Bears, Martingale & Company
The Art of Classic Quiltmaking, C&T Publishing, Inc.


How Hilda Hushed Her Hiccups, Atori Publishing, Inc. 
English o Spanish Foundation Series, Metmi Publishing
Quilts from the Quiltmaker’s Gift, Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers

Popular Fiction

Turn Back Time, Golden Anchor Press
The Archer King, Blue Arrow Books
Gino, the Countess & Chagall, SeaScape Press, Ltd.


Great Horse Racing Mysteries, Eclipse Press
They Wrote the Book, Spinsters Ink
Tracon, Japphire

Poetry/Literary Criticism

And Today I Am Happy, Chatoyant 
Essential Love: Poems About Mothers and Fathers, Daughters and Sons, Grayson Books
In the Bee Trees, Archer Books


Journeys Across the Rainbow, Rainbow Pride Press
Now That You’re Out of the Closet, What About the Rest of the House?, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Out on Holy Ground, The Pilgrim Press


Continuous Bloom, Ball Publishing 
Passionate Gardening, Fulcrum Publishing
Sunbelt Gardening, Fulcrum Publishing

Health (Wellness/Nutrition)

The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Osteoarthritis, Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation’s Guide to Good Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis Foundation
Who Gets Sick?, Peak Press


Oregon Story, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co.
Decking the Halls: The Folklore & Traditions of Christmas Plants, Willow Creek Press
Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling,
Afton Historical Society Press

Humor (Comedy/Satire)

The Second City, Sourcebooks, Inc. 
Everything Here is Mine, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Not So Funny When It Happens: The Best of Travel Humor and Misadventure, Travelers’ Tales, Inc.

Juvenile-Young Adult Fiction

Forgotten Fire, DK Publishing 
Oonawassee Summer, Barker Creek Publishing
White Grizzly, Filter Press, LLC

Juvenile-Young Adult Nonfiction

Painting the Dakota: Seth Eastman at Fort Snelling, Afton Historical Society Press
Frank O. Gehry, DK Publishing
Girls Who Looked Under Rocks, Dawn Publications


Floating Lanterns & Golden Shrines, Pacific View Press
English o Spanish Foundation Series, me+mi publishing
A Guide to Hopi Katsina Dolls, Rio Nuevo Publishers


Caribou, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co.
Celebration of the Land, Agrupacion Sierra Madre
Jungles, Taschen America LLC

New Age (Metaphysics/Spirituality)

Spirit Animals, Dawn Publications
Earthfire, Heaven & Earth Publishing
Tarot and the Journey of the Hero, Samuel Weiser Inc

Parenting (Family Issues/Child Care)

Tell It Again!2, Gryphon House Inc. 
The Gift of an Angel, Waldman House Press, Inc.
Sharing Grandma’s Gift, Printstar Books


Quilts from the Quiltmaker’s Gift, Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers 
How to Do Your Own Contested Divorce in California, Nolo Press Occidental
Jeweler’s Resource, Revised Edition, Jewelers Press


A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance: Help for the Losses in Life, AAL QualityLife Resources 
Still Groovin’, Sourcebooks, Inc.
Unconditional Bliss, Quest Books


The Orvis Guide to Field Dog First Aid, Willow Creek Press 
Morrison’s Sound-It-Out Speller, Stone Cloud Phonics
Urban Dog: The Ultimate Street Smarts Training Manual, Willow Creek Press


Saints of the Southwest, Rio Nuevo Publishers
The Serpent Handlers, John F. Blair Publisher
Thank You, Paul, Bay Light Publishing


Champions of Women’s Golf, QuailMark Books, Llc.
MLBs Best Shots, DK Publishing
Neyland: Life Of a Stadium, Parker Hood Press


Celebration of the Land, Agrupacion Sierra Madre
Dead Mars, Dying Earth, The Crossing Press
Genome, Harper Collins/ECCO

Travel Guides – 1 or 2 color interior

Great American Motorcycle Tours, Avalon Travel Publishing 
Cadogan’s Greek Islands by Air, The Globe Pequot Press
Moon Handbooks: Havana, Avalon Travel Publishing

Travel-Guides-3 or more color interior

Thomas Cook Must-See Paris, The Globe Pequot Press
Backroads of Northern California, Voyageur Press, Inc.
Michael Shapiro’s Internet Travel Planner, The Globe Pequot Press


Glacier Bay National Park: Alaska, Mark Kelley 
Journey with a Baja Burro, Sunbelt Publications
Small Town Minnesota A-Z, Afton Historical Society Press

Audiobook – Children

Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban, Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Listening Library an imprint of Random House
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, Listening Library, an imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group

Book & Audiobook – Children

Bumble Bee at Apple Tree Lane, Soundprints
The Jazz Fly, Tortuga Press
Kenny Rogers Presents The Toy Shoppe, Addax Publishing Group, Inc.

Audiobook – Adult Fiction

On the Road, Harper Audio 
Dubliners, Harper Audio
Edgar Allan Poe’s Stories & Tales II, Monterey Soundworks

Audiobook-Adult Nonfiction

Shakespeare: His Life & Work, The Audio Partners Publishing Corp. 
Jazz, Random House Audio Publishing Group
The Measure of a Man, Harper Audio


The Sensual Bellydance, 3 vol. set, Goldhil Home Media International 
Tami Lee: Total Stretch, 2 vol. set, Goldhil Home Media International
The Tell-Tale Heart, Monterey Video

Cover Design-1-2 Color (6×9 or smaller)

Ruben Moser’s Miracle, mwynhad
Johnny Weissmuller: Twice the Hero, Artist’s Press
Literary Trips: Following in the Footsteps of Fame, Greatest Escapes Publishing

Cover Design-1-2 Color (7×10 or larger)

Steven Assael: Selected Drawings, Linden Hill Art Books 
Ordinary Heroes, Sweet Pea Press
Tactile Values , New Issues Press Poetry & Prose

Cover Design-3 or More Color (6×9 or smaller)

Super Breakfast Cereals, Alive Books
Chef’s Healthy Salads, Alive Books
Putting on the Dog, Wave Publishing

Cover Design-3 or More Color (7×10 or larger)

Bruce and Sharon Asakawa’s California Gardener’s Guide, Cool Springs Press 
Alaska Wildflowers, Epicenter Press
Carolina Preserves, William Mangum Fine Art
The Little Wizard, Illumination Arts

Interior Design-1-2 Color

Ski & Snow Country, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co. 
Astronoesis, Larson Publications
Ordinary Heroes, Sweet Pea Press

Interior Design-3 or More Color

Celebration of Life, Parker Hood Press 
Color Play, C&T Publishing, Inc.
Puget Sound, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Co.

Best Designed and Effective WWW Homepage

www.eerdmans.com, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. 
www.ipgbook.com, Independent Publishers Group
www.islandpress.org, Island Press
www.raincitypublishing.com, Rain City Publishing

Most Improved Redesign

Divine Essence, Mandeville Press 
Canoeing and Camping: Beyond the Basics, The Globe Pequot Press
The Route 66 Cookbook, Council Oak Books

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book
(initial title from a new publisher)

Essential Eating, A Cookbook Discover How To Eat, Not Diet, Azure Moon Publishing 
The Parent’s Toolshop, Ambris Publishing
The Well-Fed Writer, Fanove Publishing

Best New Voice (first book by a new author)

Getting a Grip on Diabetes, American Diabetes Association 
Continuous Bloom, Ball Publishing
Cooking with the Diabetic Chef, American Diabetes Association

Trade Catalogs

Monterey Bay Aquarium Press 2000, Monterey Bay Aquarium Press
IPG Fall 2000 – General Catalog, Independent Publishers Group
Sourcebooks Fall 2000 Catalog, Sourcebooks, Inc.

Mail Order Catalogs

Fox Chapel Publishing – Fall 2000, Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc.
Language, Literacy & Learning, Brookes Publishing Co.
National Book Catalog – Winter 2000, SkyLight Professional Development

Press Kit Promotions

Vegetarian Walt Disney World and Greater Orlando, Vegetarian World Guides 
2nd Serving of Busy People’s Low-Fat Recipes, Cozy Homestead Publishing
A View From the Tub, Stairwell Press


What Dogs Teach Us 2001 Calendar, Willow Creek Press
Anglers 2001 Fly Fishing Calendar, Willow Creek Press
Inner Reflections: 2001 Engagement Calendar, Self-Realization Fellowship Publishers

Book of the Year for Excellence and Innovation in Marketing (Budgets under $10,000)

Masters of Networking, Bard Press 
Aindreas: The Messenger Louisville Kentucky 1855, Vanmeter Publishing
Cattus Petasatus, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers

Book of the Year for Excellence and Innovation in Marketing (Budgets more than $10,000)

The Quiltmaker’s Gift, Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers
The Aloha Shirt: Spirit of the Islands, Beyond Words Publishing Inc.
Older Love, Waldman House Press, Inc.

Connect With Us

1020 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Suite 204 Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
P: 310-546-1818 F: 310-546-3939 E: info@IBPA-online.org
©2016 Independent Book Publishers Association