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2008 Florida Book Award Winners

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

Book Design

Gold Medal Winner:
Emmett H.L. Snellings, Jr. - Seminole Views

Children's Literature

Gold Medal Winner:
Susan Womble - Newt's World:Beginnings
Silver Medal Winner:
Donna Gephart - As If Being 12 3/4 Isn't Bad Enough, My Mother Is Running For President
Bronze Medal Winner:
Loreen Leedy - Missing Math: A Number Mystery

Florida Nonfiction

Gold Medal Winner:
Shawn Bean - The First Hollywood
Silver Medal Winner:
John Stuart And John Stack, Eds. - The New Deal in South Florida
Bronze Medal Winner:
Rodney Hurst - It was Never about a Hot Dog and a Coke
Jeff Klinkenberg - Pilgrim in a Land of Alligators
Greg Turner - A Journey into Florida Railroad History

 

General Fiction

Gold Medal Winner:
John Dufresne - Requiem, Mass.
Silver Medal Winner:
Tony D'Souza - The Konkans
Bronze Medal Winner:
Kristy Kiernan - Matters of Faith
Debra Dean - Confessions of a Falling Woman

 

Genre Fiction

Gold Medal Winner:
Deborah And Joel Shlian - Rabbit in the Moon
Silver Medal Winner:
Lisa Unger - Black Out
Bronze Medal Winner:
James Swain - The Night Stalker
Patrick Kendrick - Papa's Problem
Martha Powers - Conspiracy of Silence

Poetry

Gold Medal Winner:
David Kirby - The Temple Gate Called Beautiful
Silver Medal Winner:
Campbell McGrath - Seven Notebooks
Bronze Medal Winner:
Terri Witek - The Shipwreck Dress
Frank Giampietro - Begin Anywhere
Helen Pruitt Wallace - Shimming The Glass House (Ashland Poetry Press)

Spanish Language Book

Gold Medal Winner:
Antonio Orlando Rodriguez - Chiquita
Silver Medal Winner:
Jose Alvarez - Principio y fin del mito fidelista

Young Adult Literature

Gold Medal Winner:
John Tkac - Whispers from the Bay
Silver Medal Winner:
Anne E. Ake - Everglades: An Ecosystem Facing Choices and Challenges
Bronze Medal Winner:
Julie Gonzalez - Imaginary Enemy