New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards

New Mexico Book Awards - 2009

Best Anthology (individual or collection)

Best Anthropology / Archaeology book

 Best Arts book (includes Art, Music, or Photography)

  • Visions Underground: Carlsbad Caverns through the artist's eye - Lois Manno

Best Biography (includes Memoirs and Autobiographies)

  • Me and the Biospheres - John Allen

Best Business book (includes Career)

  • Business Revolution through Ancestral Wisdom - Tu Moonwalker & JoAnne O'Brien-Levin

Best Children's Activity book (workbook / craft book / coloring book)

  • Santos: a coloring book - Marie Romero Cash

Best Children's Picture book

Best Cookbook

Best Crafts / Hobby / How-to

Best Fiction book, Adventure / Drama

Best Fiction book, Historical

  • My Eyes Have A Cold Nose - Elizabeth Fackler

Best Fiction book, Mystery / Suspense

Best Fiction book, Romance

  • Rosemary's Glove - Shirley Raye Redmond

Best Fiction book, Science Fiction / Fantasy

  • Worlds Asunder - Kirt Hickman

Best Fiction book, Other

  • Three Dog Night - Cheryl & Jerry Montoya

Best First book (first book published by author)

  • Rosetta Stones - Catherine Parra Dix

Best Gardening book

  • Windowsill Whimsy: gardening and horticultural therapy projects for small spaces - Hank Bruce & Tomi Jill Folk

Best Gay / Lesbian (GLBT) book

  • Land Beyond Maps - Maida Tilchen

Best Health book (includes Wellness, Nutrition, Beauty)

  • The Last Gifts: creative ways to be with the dying - Jillian Brasch

Best History book, New Mexico subject

Best Juvenile book (grade school to junior high school)

Best Multi-Cultural Subject book (Hispanic, Native American, etc.)

Best Nature / Environment book

  • Wolf Song: a love story - Paulie Clark

Best New Age book

  • Numerology for Healing: your personal numbers as the key to a healthier life - Michael Brill

Best New Mexico book

Best Nonfiction book, Other

Best of Show book

  • The Last Gifts: creative ways to be with the dying - Jillian Brasch

Best Poetry book (individual or collection)

  • The Welcome Table - Jay Udall

Best Political book (includes Social / Current Events)

  • Great Peacemakers - Ben Keller & Heather Chase

Best Reference book

  • Who's the You in the Mirror - DonnaLee Wheeler

Best Religious book

Best Self-help book (includes Spirituality / Inspirational)

Best Travel book (includes guides)

Best Young Adult book (high school)

Best Young Reader book (to grade 3)

People's Choice Award

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