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Congratulations to our 2014 Florida Book Awards Winners!

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

Children’s Literature

Just a Drop of WaterHello Im Johnny CashCleopatra in Space Gwen P. Reichert Gold Medal for Children's Literature: Cleopatra in Space (Scholastic) by Mike Maihack YouTube video of an interview with the author

Silver: Hello, I'm Johnny Cash (Candlewick Press) by G. Neri, illustrated by A.G. Ford

Bronze: Just A Drop of Water (Sky Pony Press) by Kerry O'Malley Cerra
 

Florida Non-Fiction The Piece of BlueMr FlaglerLa Florida

Gold: La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence (University Press of Florida) edited by Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May

Silver: The Peace of Blue: Water Journeys (University Press of Florida) by Bill Belleville

Bronze: Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine by (University Press of Florida) Thomas Graham

 

General Fiction

The ShelteringHeaven of AnimalsThe INvention of Wings

Gold: The Invention of Wings (Viking Penguin Group) by Sue Monk Kidd

Silver: The Heaven of Animals (Simon & Schuster) by David James Poissant

Bronze: The Sheltering (University of South Carolina Press) by Mark Powell

 

General Non Fiction

Southside buddhistEiensteinMerlin Stone Remembered

Gold: Merlin Stone Remembered (Llewellyn Worldwide) by David B. Axelrod, Lenny Schneir, and Carol Thomas

Silver: Einstein Relatively Simple: Our Universe Revealed in Everyday Language (World Scientific Publishing Company) by Ira Mark Egdall

Bronze: Southside Buddhist Essays (University of Tampa Press) by Ira Sukrungruang

 

PoetryThe Small BladesOn the Street of DivineSlant Six

Gold: SLANT SIX (Copper Canyon Press) by Erin Belieu

Silver: On the Street of Divine Love (University of Pittsburgh Press) by Barbara Hamby

Bronze: The Small Blades Hurt (Measure Press) by Erica Dawson

 

Popular FictionThe Design is MurderHauntedAssassins Game

Gold: Haunted (G. P. Putnam's Sons) by Randy Wayne White

Silver: Assassin’s Game (Forge Books) by Ward Larsen

Bronze: The Design is Murder (Carina Press) by Jean Harrington

 

Visual ArtsSurfing FloridaEvergladesAfrica in Florida

Gold: Africa in Florida: Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State (University Press of Florida) edited by Amanda B. Carlson and Robin Poynor

Silver: Everglades: America’s Wetland (University Press of Florida) by Mac Stone)

Bronze: Surfing Florida: A Photographic History (University Press of Florida)by Paul Aho

 

Spanish LanguageEl Arma Secreta

Gold: El Arma Secreta (Editora Nacional de la República Dominicana) by José M. Fernández Pequeño

 

Young AdultKiss of Broken GlassMore than Good EnoughKnockout Games

Gold:  Kiss of Broken Glass (HarperTeen) by Madeleine Kuderick YouTube video of an interview with the author

Silver: Knockout Games (Carolrhoda Lab/Lerner Publishing Group) by G. Neri

Bronze: More Than Good Enough (Flux) by Crissa-Jean Chappell