New Mexico - Arizona Book Awards

New Mexico Book Awards - 2011

Best Anthology (individual or collection)

Best Anthropology / Archaeology book

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

Best Biography (includes Memoirs and Autobiographies)

Best Business book (includes Career)

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

  • Stasha Dog's Secret Dream - Hank Bruce and Tomi Jill Folk
  • Travelin' Jack - Jill Lane

Best Children's Picture book

  • Tia's Tamales - Ana Baca, translation and illustrations by Noel Chilton

Best Cookbook

Best Fiction book, Adventure / Drama

Best Fiction book, Historical

Best Fiction book, Mystery / Suspense

Best Fiction book, Romance

Best Fiction book, Science Fiction / Fantasy

Best Fiction book, Other

Best First book (first book published by author)

Best Gardening book

Best Gay / Lesbian (GLBT) book

Best Health book (includes Wellness, Nutrition, Beauty)

  • Beyond Fingersticks - William Dubois

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

Best New Age book

Best New Mexico book

Best New Mexico Centennial book

Best Nonfiction book, Other

Best of Show book

Best Parenting / Family Issues book

Best Philosophy book

Best Poetry book (individual or collection)

Best Political book (includes Social / Current Events)

Best Reference book

Best Religious book

  • You who make the sky bend: saints as archetypes of the human condition - Lisa Sandlin & Catherine Ferguson

Best Science book (includes Mathematics)

  • Algebraic Structures Using Natural Class of Intervals - Vasanta Kandasamy & Florentin Smarandache

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)

  • The Adventures of Santa Fe Sam - Sandi Wright
  • Grandpa's Magic Tortilla - Demetria Martínez & Rosalee Montoya-Read, illustrations by Lisa May Casaus, Spanish translation by Rosalee Montoya-Read

Howard Bryan Western History Award

Joe Sando Western History Award

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