2009 ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Award
Bronze in the Sports Category
ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards were established to bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors. "ForeWord" is the only review trade journal devoted exclusively to books from independent houses.
2009 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Midwest Book Awards
Winner in the Recreation/Travel/Sports Category
Finalist in the Interior Layout Category
Finalist in the Three-Color Cover 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).
2010 Chicago Book Clinic and Media Show
Winner in the General Trade/Non-Fiction/1 Color and 2 Color Internals Category
2010 National Indie Excellence Awards
Winner in the Sports Category
The Indie ExcellenceŽ Awards competition is judged by an independent panel of experts from all aspects of the publishing industry.
2010 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Winner in the Regional Nonfiction Category
Finalist in the Cover Design Nonfiction Category
The Indie Book Awards was established to recognize and honor the most exceptional independently published books in 60 different categories, for the year, and is presented by Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (www.IBPPG.com) in cooperation with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency.
2010 USA National Best Book Awards
Finalist in the Sports: General Category