Kathryn A. Martin Library

2017
30th Annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards
Nominee List

NOTE: Winners will not be notified prior to the awards presentation on May 24, 2018


FICTION

The Broken Key


Paul Kilgore

published by MPC Books

broken key

Can Murder Be Justified?


Harvey Dahline

self published

can murder be justified

Family Trees: A Pine County Mystery


Dean Hovey

published by Moose Town Press

 

Going Coastal: an Anthology of Lake Superior Short Stories


Lake Superior Writers

published by North Star Press

 

Once in a Blue Moon Lodge: a Novel


Lorna Landvik

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Rare Birds


Kathleen Novak

published by Permanent Press

 

Stories for a Lost Child


Carter Meland

published by Michigan State University Press

stories for a lost child

POETRY

Blue Window: Poems by Deborah Gordan Cooper


Deborah Gordon Cooper

published by Clover Valley Press, LLC

blue window

Hugging the Rock: Poems of Earth & Sky, Love & War


Eric Chandler

published by Middle West Press

 

Naming Rites: Poems


Gary Boelhower

published by Holy Cow! Press

 

Now/Here: Poems


Crystal Spring Gibbins

published by Holy Cow! Press

nowhere

NONFICTION

Border Country: the Northwoods Canoe Journals of Howard Greene, 1906-1916


Martha Greene Phillips - editor

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Duluth's Historic Parks: Their First 160 Years


Nancy S. Nelson, Tony Dierckins

published by Zenith City Press

 

Flames of Discontent: the 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike


Gary Kaunonen

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Little Minnesota in World War II: The Stories Behind 140 Fallen Heroes from Minnesota's Littlest Towns


Jill A. Johnson, Deane L. Johnson

Published by Adventure Publications

 

Miles Lord: the Maverick Judge Who Brought Corporate America to Justice


Roberta Walburn 

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Native Echoes: Listening to the Spirit of the Land


Kent Nerburn

published by Wolf nor Dog Books

 

Practicing Retirement: What I Learned About Retirement Without Making it Official


Patrick Mathias

self published

 

Seasons in Pine City


Mary Anderson, Mike Gainor, Dale Kuzel, Margaret Marty

self published

 

The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen


Sean Sherman, Beth Dooley

published by University of Minnesota Press.

 

World War II Shipbuilding in Duluth and Superior


Gerald Sandvick

Published by Arcadia Publishing

 

MEMOIR

Deep Woods, Wild Waters


Douglas Wood

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Getting Piper: the Strange Account of Raising Our Last Lab Puppy


Patrick Mathias

self published

 

Gift from the Garden


Bernie DuBois

published by Trellis Publishing, Inc.

 

Onigamiising: Seasons of an Ojibwe Year


Linda LeGarde Grover

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Swimming with Elephants: My Unexpected Pilgrimage from Physician to Healer


Sarah Bamford Seidelmann

published by Conari Press

swimming with elephants

The Forever Girl


by David Pagel, Harold I. Stevens

published by Megalith Press

 

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

At the Cabin: In the Woods by the Lake Up North


written by Cheryl Weibye Wilke, illustrated by Rebecca Stouffer

published by Raven Productions, Inc.

 

Bubble Wrap Girl


written by Kari van Wakeren, illustrated by CA Nobens

published by Beaver's Pond Press

bubble wrap girl

But That Is Not Me!


written by Susan Larson Kidd, photographs by Richard Hoeg

self published

but that's not me

The Clue in the Trees: an Enchantment Lake Mystery


written by Margi Preus

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Dead Man's Rapids


written by William Durbin, Barbara Durbin

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

Grandpa Alan's Sugar Shack


written by Alan Page, Kamie Page, illustrated by David Geister

published by Page Education Foundation

grandpa alan's sugar shack

Sadie Braves the Wilderness


written by Yvonne Pearson, illustrated by Karen Ritz

published by Minnesota Historical Society

 

Seven Ways to Trick a Troll


written by Lise Lunge Larsen, illustrated by Kari Vick

published by University of Minnesota Press

 

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY *


Winds & Currents: Native American Stories


Joan Henrik

published by Holy Cow! Press

* Recognition only - due to one nomination there will be no winner or honorable mention in this category.

 

 

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