2008 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Midwest Book Awards
Finalist in the Child/Young Adult Nonfiction Category
Founded in 1984, MIPA exists today as a vibrant professional non-profit association that serves the upper Midwest independent publishing community and industry through education, networking and peer recognition. MIPA is proud to be a regional affiliate of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA).
2009 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards
Silver Medalist in the Multicultural Nonfiction Category
The Moonbeam Awards are presented annually to bring recognition to exemplary children's books and their authors and to support childhood literacy and to encourage life-long reading. Awards are given in 30 categories that cover a large range of subjects, styles and age groups.
2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
First Place in the Young Adult Nonfiction Category
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards were established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories. They are presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.