2010 Benjamin Franklin Award Winners and Finalists

2010 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards ProgramClick here to download the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Awards Ceremony program featuring all the Gold and Silver award winners. The Gold winners are listed below in bold.


Good Rabbitkeeping, TFH Publications, Inc.

The Official Horse Breeds Standards Guide, Quayside Publishing Group
World Atlas of Dog Breeds, TFH Publications, Inc.

Arts (Art/Music/Photography)

Stone Offerings: Machu Picchu’s Terraces of Enlightenment, Lightpoint Press

Clint Eastwood, Icon, Insight Editions
Human Documents: Eight Photographers, Peabody Museum Press


Me and the Biospheres: A Memoir by the Inventor of Biosphere 2, Synergetic Press

Hemingway’s Cuban Son: Reflections on the Writer by His Longtime Majordomo, The Kent State University Press.
Luna’s Life – A Journey of Forgiveness and Triumph, ComteQ Publishing
Storm of the i: An Artobiography, Art Review Press

Audiobook – Children’s

The Pigman, Graymalkin Media

The Bossy Gallito, Lorito Books Inc.
Letters From A Window In The Sky (A tribute to Astrid Lindgren and Pippi), NYS Theatre Institute


Theodore Roosevelt, Hunter-Conservationist, Boone and Crockett Club

Kipling’s Cat: A Memoir of My Father, Protean Press
Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman, Quayside Publishing Group


Doggy Business 101, TFH Publications, Inc.

Managing, Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Seven Turning Points, Fieldstone Alliance


Emotional Intelligence 2.0, TalentSmart

A Life in the Law: Advice for Young Lawyers, American Bar Association
Post Office Jobs – 5th edition: Explore and Find Jobs, Prepare For the 473 Postal Exam, and Locate ALL Job Opportunities, Bookhaven Press LLC

Children’s Picture Book

Pingo, Deseret Book Company / Shadow Mountain

One Child, One Planet: Inspiration for the Young Conservationist, Emerald Shamrock Press
Urban Animals, Star Bright Books

Children’s Book & Audiobook Set

We Eat Food That’s Fresh, OurRainbow Press

The Belly Button Fairy, Best Fairy Books
For Baby, For Bobbie, Dawn Publications

Coffee Table Books

Tropical Homes of the Eastern Caribbean, Ozone Zone Books

Spanish Mustangs in the Great American West, Fine Art Editions Gallery & Press
Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock, Voyageur Press, an imprint of Quayside Publishing Group


TOSCANA, Simple Authentic Italian Recipes, Killer Pizza Enterprises, Inc.

Orange County Fare: A Culinary Journey Through the California Riviera, Junior League of Orange County, Inc.
Under the Fig Leaf, Under the Fig Leaf


Fibreart Montage, Dragon Threads Ltd.

Color Mastery: 10 Principles for Creating Stunning Quilts, Willow Ridge Press
Quilts: Unfinished Stories with New Endings, FPI Publishing


The Wolf Pack Classroom Management Plan,Butterfly Sky Press

My Dog Bites the English Teacher: Practical Grammar Made Quick and Easy, Aviary Publishers, Inc.
Revising Fiction: Making Sense of the Madness, Quillrunner Publishing LLC

Gift Books

Facing Death: A Companion in Words and Images, Health Professions Press

Cocktail Boothby’s American Bartender, Anchor Distilling
I Wish, A Good Book for Pondering, Willis Harding, LLC

Popular Fiction

Christmas on Mill Street, Shadow Mountain

Cottonwood Spring, Fletcher House
The Middle of the Air, John F. Blair Publisher

Historical Fiction

Dead Weight, Joggling Board Press

Falling from the Moon, Windy City Publishers
In the Land of Cotton, Outskirts Press


In Their Blood, Oceanview Publishing

The Bone Chamber, Poisoned Pen Press
Jump, Poisoned Pen Press

Poetry/Literary Criticism

All Man! Hemingway, 1950’s Men’s Magazines, and the Masculine Persona, The Kent State University Press

In Praise, Lost Horse Press
Lucifer: A Hagiography, Lost Horse Press


The Golden Age of Gay Fiction, MLR Press, LLC

All Screwed Up, Benu Press
I Told You So, Beacon Press


3-Step Vegetable Gardening, Creative Homeowner

California’s Olive Pioneers, Robert Mondavi Institute (RMI)
Rain Gardening in the South, Eno Publishers

Health (Wellness/Nutrition)

The New Heart Disease Handbook, Quayside Publishing Group/Fair Winds Press

American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies, Second Ed., American Cancer Society
Easy Gluten-Free Baking, Lake Isle Press, Inc.


The California Missions, Getty Publications

Charles Fritz: 100 Paintings Illustrating the Journals of Lewis and Clark, Farcountry Press
Theodore Roosevelt, Hunter-Conservationist, Boone and Crockett Club


Roastbeef’s Promise, Smack Books

All In A Day’s Work for Real Estate Agents: Humorous and Heartwarming Stories, Work Like A Dog Books
The Wheel of Nuldoid, Pointless INK Publishers, LLC

Juvenile/Young Adult – Fiction

The Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure, Simply Read Books

Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary, Deseret Book Company / Shadow Mountain
Zillah’s Gift Beaver’s Pond Press, Inc.

Juvenile/Young Adult – Nonfiction

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland, Carolrhoda Books

The Power of the Penny, Spencer Publishing
Transforming Lives, Star Bright Books


Another World Lies Beyond, Huntington Library Press

Half Spoon of Rice, East West Discovery Press
Layla’s Head Scarf, Star Bright Books


Giant Lizards (2nd Edition), TFH Publications, Inc.

B is for Bufflehead, PhotoHutch
Plundering Appalachia, Earth Aware Editions

New Age/Metaphysics/Spirituality

ReBecoming: The Way of Opportunity, Dassana Press, LLC

Gita Wisdom, Mandala Publishing
Transforming Practices, 10th Anniversary Edition, American Bar Association


Get Out! 150 Easy Ways for Kids and Grown-Ups to Get Into Nature and Build a Greener Future Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

The Highly Intuitive Child: A Guide to Understanding and Parenting Unusually Sensitive and Empathic Children Hunter House Inc., Publishers
Raising Twins From Pregnancy to Preschool, American Academy of Pediatrics

Political/Current Events

Hope: A Collection of Obama Posters and Prints, Zenith Press, an imprint of Quayside Publishing Group

Just Coffee Caffeine With A Conscience, Just Trade Center
Lost American Principles, Outskirts Press, Inc


Garner on Language and Writing, American Bar Association

Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis, Thieme Publishers
The Articulate Advocate: New Techniques of Persuasion for Trial Lawyers Crown King Books


Brothers and Sisters in Adoption: Helping Children Navigate Relationships When New Kids Join the Family, Perspectives Press, Inc.

Redeeming Our Treasures: Finding Joy In the Shadows of an Abusive Past, Edict House Publishing Group, LLC
Uprooting Anger: Eliminating the Emotion that Kills, Life Transitions Consulting


Golf, Naked – The Bare Essentials Revealed, Pick It Up Publishing, LLC

Chasing Moonlight, John F. Blair, Publisher
LeBron James: The Making of an MVP, Gray & Company, Publishers


World Atlas of Dog Breeds, TFH Publications, Inc.

The Book Collector’s Guide to L. Frank Baum and Oz, March Hare Books
Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Ed., SIL International


Voices of the American West, Fulcrum Publishing

People of the Land: Legends of the Four Host First Nations, Theytus Books
Steel Pier: Showplace of the Nation, Down The Shore Publishing Corp.


Welcome Them Home — Help Them Heal, Whole Person Associates

Big Picture of the Bible – New Testament, Big Picture Ministries, LLC
Gloria’s Miracle, San Juan Publishing


Marine Aquarium Handbook, TFH Publications, Inc.

California’s Olive Pioneers, Robert Mondavi Institute (RMI)
Everyone’s Guide to Atoms, Einstein and the Universe, Real Science Publishing


Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: How to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle, Greenleaf Book Group Press

Redeeming Our Treasures: Finding Joy In the Shadows of an Abusive Past, Edict House Publishing Group, LLC
Revising Fiction: Making Sense of the Madness, Quillrunner Publishing LLC


Photographing Oregon, Graphie Int’l, Inc.

The Complete Walt Disney World 2010, Coconut Press
Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler’s Companion to the National Park, Granite Peak Publications

Cover Design, Fiction

The Hole in the Sky, Sea Turtle Publishing

Issa: The Greatest Story Never Told, Snow Mountain Press (An imprint of Summit University Press)
Personal Demons, Medallion Press, Inc.

Cover Design, Small Format

Look Great, Live Green: Choosing Beauty Solutions That Are Planet-Safe and Budget-Smart Hunter House Inc., Publishers

Kipling’s Cat: A Memoir of My Father, Protean Press
Letters to Zerky, a Father’s Legacy to a Lost Son and a Road Trip Around the World, Nickelodeon Press

Cover Design-Large Format

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Thirty Years of American Landscapes, Quiet Light Publishing

Steel Pier: Showplace of the Nation, Down The Shore Publishing Corp.
Wild Ohio: The Best of Our Natural Heritage, The Kent State University Press

Cover Design-Children’s/Young Adult)

The Art of Planet 51, Insight Editions

The Belly Button Fairy, Best Fairy Books
Famous Figures of Ancient Times: Movable Paper Figures to Cut, Color, and Assemble, Figures in Motion

Interior Design-1-2 Color

You Don’t Have To Learn the Hard Way, BenBella Books, Inc.

Beehive Reader 1, Takeaway Press
Notes on Cooking: A Short Guide to an Essential Craft, RCR Creative Press

Interior Design, 3 or More Color

World Atlas of Dog Breeds, TFH Publications, Inc.

Steel Pier: Showplace of the Nation, Down The Shore Publishing Corp.
Treasures through Six Generations, Huntington Library Press

Interior Design, Children’s/Young Adult

Nico & Lola: Kindness Shared Between a Boy and A Dog, Genuine Prints LLC

The Princess and the Kiss: The Three Gifts of Christmas, Warner Press
What Does It Mean To Be Global?, Little Pickle Press LLC

Most Improved Redesign

World Atlas of Dog Breeds, TFH Publications, Inc.

Born to Win, Breed to Succeed, BowTie Press
The Gold Standard MCAT, Ruveneco Inc

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Fiction)

Kingdom of Simplicity, Skywriter Books

Shadwell’s Slaves – Escape to Freedom, Discover’N Publishing
Shakedown, Lenox Road Publishing LLC

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Nonfiction)

The Healthcare Survival Guide, Health Advocate Publishing, Inc.

The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt: War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-1940, Aquila Polonica Publishing
The No-Diet Obesity Solution for Kids, AGA Press

The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Children’s/Young Adult)

Chippy Chipmunk Parties in the Garden, Celtic Sunrise

My Savings Book & Journal, Community Services Press
The Star of Christmas, Winterlake Press


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