2011 Colorado Book Award Winners

2011 Colorado Book Award Winners


Touchstones of Design: Redefining Public Architecture by Curtis Fentress, Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd

Landscapes on Glass: Lantern Slides for the Rainbow Bridge-Monument Valley Expedition, by Jack Turner, Durango Herald Small Press


Rival Rails: The Race to Build America’s Greatest Transcontinental Railroad by Walter R. Borneman, Random House

Children's Literature/Picture Books

Magnus Maximus, A Marvelous Measurer by Kathleen T. Pelley, pictures by S.D. Schindler, Farrar Straus Giroux

Creative Nonfiction/Memoir

Paradise General: Riding the Surge at a Combat Hospital in Iraq by Dr. Dave Hnida, Simon & Schuster

General Nonfiction

The Heroine's Bookshelf: Life Lessons, From Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder by Erin Blakemore, Harper

Genre/Popular Fiction

The Spider's Web by Margaret Coel, Berkley Prime Crime

Juvenile Literature

Warriors: In the Crossfire by Nancy Bo Flood, Front Street Press

Literary Fiction

Postcards from a Dead Girl by Kirk Farber, Harper Perennial


The Diminishing House by Nicky Beer, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Young Adult Literature

The Secret to Lying by Todd Mitchell, Candlewick Press