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Congratulations to our 2011 Florida Book Awards Winners!

Children's Literature
Florida Nonfiction
General Fiction
Poetry
Popular Fiction
Visual Arts
Young Adult Literature
Spanish Language Book

Winner's locations in Florida

Children’s Literature

Gold: Margaret Cardillo, Just Being Audrey (HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray)View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: Marianne Berkes, Over in Australia: Amazing Animals Down Under (Dawn Publications)

Bronze: Angela DiTerlizzi, Say What? (Beach Lane Books)

Children's Literature Winners

Florida Non-Fiction


Gold: William McKeen, Mile Marker Zero (Crown) View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: Virginia Lynn Moylan, Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade (University Press of Florida)

Bronze: Martin A. Dyckman, Reubin O'D. Askew and the Golden Age of Florida Politics (University Press of Florida)

Florida Non-Fiction

General Fiction


Gold: Lynne Barrett, Magpies (Carnegie Mellon University Press) View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: Elizabeth Stuckey-French, The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady (Doubleday)

Bronze: Caren Umbarger, Coming To: A Midwestern Tale (Create-Space) View a video of an interview with the author.

General Fiction

Poetry


Gold: Stephen Kampa, Cracks in the Invisible (Ohio University Press) View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: David Kirby, Talking about Movies with Jesus (Louisiana State University Press) View a video of an interview with the author.

Bronze: Gianna Russo, MoonFlower (Kitsune Books)

Poetry

Popular Fiction


Gold: Ward Larsen, Fly By Night (Oceanview Publishing) View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: David Hagberg, ABYSS (Macmillan)

Bronze: Senator Bob Graham, Keys to the Kingdom (Vanguard Press) View a video of an interview with the author.

Popular Fiction

Visual Arts


Gold: Jerald T. Milanich and Nina J. Root, Hidden Seminoles: Julian Dimock's Historic Florida Photographs (University Press of Florida) View a video of an interview with the author.

VisualArts

Spanish Language

No Awards given this year.

 

Young Adult


Gold: Ryan G. Van Cleave, Unlocked (Walker Books for Young Readers) View a video of an interview with the author.

Silver: Jessica Martinez, Virtuosity (Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse) View a video of an interview with the author.

Bronze: Alex Flinn, Cloaked (HarperCollins/Harper Teen)

Young Adult

 

Winners by Location

Daytona Beach
Stephen Kampa
Gainesville
Jerald T. Milanch
Hobe Sound
Marianne Berkes
Jupiter
Angela DiTerlizzi
Orlando
Jessica MartineM
Miami
Lynne Barrett
Senator Bob Graham
Naples
Margaret Cardillo
Palm Beach
Virginia Lynn Moylan
Palmetto Bay
Alex Flinn
Sarasota
David Hagberg
Ward Larsen
Ryan G. Van Cleave
St. Augustine
Caren Umbarger
Tallahassee
David Kirby
Elizabeth Stuckey-French
Tampa
Gianna Russo