David Alexander Robertson

High Plains Book Award Nomination

I was really excited to find out that I’d been nominated for a book award via phone call a little while ago. Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story (illustrated by Scott B. Henderson) has been nominated for Best Creative Non-Fiction Book all the way from Billings, Montana! Check out the list right here.

More about this award after the jump.

Congratulations to the
2016 High Plains Book Awards finalists!

Art & Photography

  • Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek by Thomas D. Mangelsen & Todd Wilkinson, published by Rizzoli International Publications
  • Honouring the Buffalo: A Plains Cree Legend by Judith Silverthorne, published by Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing
  • Wyoming Grasslands by Frank H. Goodyear & Charles R. Preston, published by University of Oklahoma Press

Children’s Book

  • Cub’s Journey Home by Georgia Graham, published by Red Deer Press
  • Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Sneed B. Collard III, published by Bucking Horse Books
  • Honouring the Buffalo: A Plains Cree Legend by Judith Silverthorne, published by Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing

Creative Nonfiction

  • Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story by David Alexander Robertson, published by HighWater Press
  • Canoeing the Great Plains by Patrick Dobson, published by University of Nebraska Press
  • A Profession of Hope: Farming on the Edge of the Grizzly Trail by Jenna Butler, published by Wolsak and Wynn Publishers

Fiction

  • American Copper by Shann Ray, published by Unbridled Books
  • Crazy Mountain Kiss by Keith McCafferty, published by Viking/Penguin Random House
  • Madder Carmine by Tyler Enfield, published by Enfield & Wizenty
  • This Is What I Want by Craig Lancaster, published by Lake Union Publishing

First Book

  • The Actor by Beth Hunter McHugh, published by Riverbend Publishing
  • The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson, published by HarperCollins
  • The Wild Inside by Christine Carbo, published by Atria Books / Simon & Schuster

Medicine & Science

  • Glacier National Park After Dark by John Ashley, published by John Ashley Fine Art Photography
  • Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek by Thomas D. Mangelsen & Todd Wilkinson, published by Rizzoli International Publications
  • Health of the Seventh Cavalry: A Medical History by P. Willey & Douglas D. Scott, published by University of Oklahoma Press

Nonfiction

  • Colorado: A Historical Atlas by Thomas J. Noel, published by University of Oklahoma Press
  • The Cowboy Legend by John Jennings, published by University of Calgary Press
  • Fire Birds: Valuing Natural Wildfires and Burned Forests by Sneed B. Collard III, published by Bucking Horse Books
  • Warrior in the Ring by Brian D’Ambrosio, published by Riverbend Publishing

Poetry

  • The Days Run Away by Robert Currie, published by Coteau Books
  • Red Canyon Falling on Churches by Juliana Aragon Fatula, published by Conundrum Press
  • Report to the Department of the Interior by Diane Glancy, published by University of New Mexico Press
  • Why I Return to Makoce by Lois Red Elk, published by Many Voices Press

Short Stories

  • The Collector of Names by Patrick Hicks, published by Schaffner Press
  • The Deer Walking Upside Down by Jerry McGahan, published by Schaffner Press
  • Far Enough: A Western in Fragments by Joe Wilkins, published by Black Lawrence Press

Woman Writer

  • The Actor by Beth Hunter McHugh, published by Riverbend Publishing
  • After Light by Catherine Hunter, published by Signature Editions
  • Liberty Street by Dianne Warren, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback, published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

 

Young Adult Book

  • Am I the Only One? Struggling Being a Teen by Treena Wynes, published by Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing
  • A Blanket of Butterflies by Richard Van Camp, published by HighWater Press
  • Three Feathers by Richard Van Camp, published by HighWater Press

 

 

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