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KATHRYN A. MARTIN LIBRARY

2016
29th Annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards
Nominee List

NOTE: Winners will not be notified prior to the awards presentation on May 18, 2017


FICTION

A Notion of Pelicans


Donna Salli

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

notion of pelicans

An Iron Fist, Two Harbors


Dennis Herschbach

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

an iron fist

Black Otter Bay


Vincent Wyckoff

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

black otter bay

Eva's Family: Three Generations of Farmers


Linda A. Hatinen

self-published

eva's family

Fire in the Village: New and Selected Stories


Anne M. Dunn, illustrated by Annette Humphrey

published by Holy Cow! Press

fire in the village

Lake Stories & Other Tales


Tim Jollymore

published by Finns Way Books

Lake stories and other tales

The Tao of Nookomis


Thomas D. Peacock

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

tao of nookomis

Wintering


Peter Geye

published by Alfred A. Knopf

wintering

POETRY

Flucht


Michelle Matthees

published by New Rivers Press

flucht

Meridian


Mark Maire

published by Codhill Press

meridian

Seventy Three Summers: Poems in Retrospect


James L. Freeman

published by Booklocker.com

seventy three summers

The Sky Watched: Poems of Ojibwe Lives


Linda LeGarde Grover

published by Red Mountain Press

the sky watched

NONFICTION

Canoes: A Natural History in North America


Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

published by University of Minnesota Press

Canoes

Dedication to Duty: Short Stories from 43 Years of Service in Grand Rapids, Minnesota


Harvey Dahline

self-published

dedication to duty

Downtown Grand Marais 2nd Edition


Eugene Glader

published by downtowngrandmarais.com

downtown grand marais

Ferns & Allies of the North Woods


Joe Walewski

published by Kollath-Stensaas Publishing

ferns

Jay Cooke State Park to Two Harbors: A Walking Guide to the Superior Hiking Trail


Ron Morton, Judy Gibbs 

published by Rockflower Press

 

Let's Go Fishing!  Fish Tales from the North Woods


Eric Dregni

published by University of Minnesota Press

fishing

Locally Laid: How We Built a Plucky, Industry-Changing Egg Farm - From Scratch


Lucie B. Amundsen

published by Avery

locally laid

Making Waves: Grassroots Feminism in Duluth and Superior


Elizabeth Ann Bartlett

published by Minnesota Historical Society Press

making waves

Night Sky with the Naked Eye: How to Find Planets, Constellations, Satellites and Other Night Sky Wonders Without a Telescope


Bob King

published by Page Street Publishing Co.

night sky

Secrets of The Pie Place Cafe: Recipes and Stories Through the Seasons


Kathy Rice

Published by Lake Superior Port Cities, Inc.

pie place

The Fighting Frenchman: Minnesota's Boxing Legend Scott LeDoux


Paul Levy

published by University of Minnesota Press

fighting frenchman

What Should a Clever Moose Eat?  Natural History, Ecology, and the North Woods


John Pastor

published by Island Press

what should a clever moose eat

MEMOIR

Homemade: Finnish Rye, Feed Sack Fashion, and Other Simple Ingredients from My Life in Food


by Beatrice Ojakangas

published by University of Minnesota Press

homemade

The Contemplative Paddler's Fireside Companion


by Timothy McDonnell

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

contemplative padder's fireside companion

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

A Cloud Came Down and Sat on the Ground


by Eileen Eldeen Dvorak, illustrated by Diane May 

Published by Archway Publishing

a cloud came down

Ice-Out


Mary Casanova

published by University of Minnesota Press

iceout

One North Star: A Counting Book


written by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Beckie Prange and Betsy Bowen

published by University of Minnesota Press

one north star a counting book

Storm's Coming!


written by Margi Preus, illustrations by David Geister

published by Minnesota Historical Society Press

storm's coming

The Map Maker's Choice


Matthew J. Krengel

published by North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc.

mapmaker's choice

Wake Up, Island


written by Mary Casanova, woodcuts by Nick Wroblewski

published by University of Minnesota Press

walke up island

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY


Glensheen: The Official Guide to Duluth's Historic Congdon Estate


text by Tony Dierckins, photographs by Dennis O'Hara

published by Zenith City Press

Glensheen

In and Out of Context


photographs by Tim White with excerpts from 21 Northland writers

Published by Tight Squeek Press

In and Out of Context

Jeffrey T. Larson: Domestic Space


Tweed Museum of Art

Tweed Museum of Art

domestic space

 

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