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2006 Florida Book Award Winners

Children'Literature
Florida Nonfiction
General Fiction
Genre Fiction
Poetry
Spanish Language
Young Adult Literature


Children's Literature

Gold Medal Winner:
N.E. Bode (aka Julianna Baggott) - The Somebodies (Harper Collins)
Silver Medal Winner:
Laurie Friedman - In Business with Mallory. Illus. Barbara Pollak. (Lerner)

Florida Nonfiction

Gold Medal Winner:
Michael Grunwald - The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise (Simon And Schuster)
Silver Medal Winner:
Daniel S. Murphree - Constructing Floridians, Natives, and Europeans in the Colonial Floridas, 1513-1783 (University Press of Florida)
Bronze Medal Winner:
Bill Belleville - Losing It All to Sprawl (University Press of Florida)
Martin A. Dyckman - Floridian of His Century (University Press of Florida)
J. Stanley Marshall - The Tumultuous Sixties: Campus Unrest and Student Life at a Southern University (Sentry)

General Fiction

Gold Medal Winner:
Tony D'Souza - Whiteman . (Harcourt)
Silver Medal Winner:
Carl Hiaasen - Nature Girl . (Knopf)
Bronze Medal Winner:
Elizabeth Dewberry - His Lovely Wife. (Harcourt)

Genre Fiction

Gold Medal Winner:
James O. Born - Escape Clause (Putnam)
Silver Medal Winner:
Ward Larsen - The Perfect Assassin (Oceanview)
Bronze Medal Winner:
M.D. Abrams - Murder at Wakulla Springs (Booklocker)
Randy Wayne White - Dark Light (G.P. Putnam)
Brad Meltzer - The Book of Fate (Warner)

Poetry

Gold Medal Winner:
James Kimbrell - My Psychic (Sarabande)
Silver Medal Winner:
Jay Hopler - Green Squall ( Yale University Press)
Bronze Medal Winner:
Kelle Groom - Luckily (Anhinga Press)
Peter Meinke - The Contracted World (University Press of Pittsburgh)

Spanish Language

Gold Medal Winner:
Daina Chaviano - La Isla De Los Amores Infinitos (Random House)

Young Adult Literature

Gold Medal Winner:
Adrian Fogelin - The Real Question (Peachtree)
Silver Medal Winner:
Joyce Sweeney - Headlock (Henry Holt)
Bronze Medal Winner:
Caridad Ferrer - Adios to My Old Life (Simon And Schuster)
Tracy A. Akers - The Fire and the Light (Ruadora)