Green Card Entrepreneur Voices: How-To Business Stories from Minnesota Immigrants edited by Tea Rozman Clark & Rachel Mueller (Green Card Voices), Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments by Lisa Daly & Miriam Beloglovski, Open-Ended Art for Young Children: Moving Beyond the Basics by Tracy Galuski, & Mary Ellen Bardsley, StoryMaking: The Maker Movement Approach to Literacy for Early Learners by Michelle Kay Compton & Robin Chappele Thompson, and Nature-Based Learning for Young Children: Anytime, Anywhere, On Any Budget by Julie Powers & Sheila Williams Ridge (all Redleaf Press) are finalists for 2019 Midwest Book Awards.
Two stories from Vancouver Noir (edited by Sam Weibe; Akashic Books) are on the shortlist for the Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing from the Crime Writers of Canada.
Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story, by Wyomia Tyus and Elizabeth Terzakis (Akashic Books) is a finalist for the Track and Field Writers of America’s 2018 Armory Foundation Book Award.
Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times by Kate Davies, The Aging of Aquarius: Igniting Passion and Purpose as an Elder by Helen Wilkes, and A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Live by L. Hunter Lovins et al (all New Society press) won 2018 Nautilus Book Awards.
Philip Connors’s A Song for the River (Cinco Puntos Press) was named a notable book by the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award Committee.