2012 Colorado Book Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2012 Colorado Book Award Winners

Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book are proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Colorado Book Awards.


Monumental Majesty: 100 Years of Colorado National Monument, edited by Laurena Mayne Davis, The Daily Sentinel



The Man Who Never Died by William Adler, Bloomsbury






Children's Literature

Light Up the Night by Jean Reidy, Disney Hyperion






Creative Nonfiction

Dances in Two Worlds: A Writer-Artist's Backstory by Thordis Simonsen, The Fundamental Note






General Nonfiction

Math for Life by Jeffrey Bennett, Roberts and Company



Genre Fiction

The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg, Penguin Group USA







From Jars to the Stars by Todd Neff, Earthview Media





Juvenile Literature

City of Orphans by Avi, Simon & Schuster






Literary Fiction

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown, Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam







Thomas W. Benton: Artist/Activist by Daniel Joseph Watkins, People's Press







Circle's Apprentice by Dan Beachy-Quick, Tupelo Press






Young Adult Literature

Lucy Dakota: Adventures of a Modern Explorer Book 1 - Rocky Mountain Beginnings by Carol Sue Shride, My Piece of the Puzzle