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Dacia Kelly's Best of Las Vegas

Dacia Kelly, wine manager of MGM Grand shares some of her favorite places to eat in Las Vegas.

Brunch: Marchè Bacchus

Fancy: Robuchon

Best Value: Monta

Bar Scene/Drinks: Blue Martini

Business Lunch: Grand Wok and Sushi Bar

Burger: Burger Bar

Pizza: Settebello

Sandwich: Wichcraft

Food Truck: Hanshiktaco

Regional: Capo's restaurant

Hidden Gem: Hot & Juicy Crawfish

Mexican/Latin-American: Mundo

Japanese: The Sushi

Spanish/Tapas: Firefly

Thai/Southeast Asian: Lotus of Siam

Wine List: Rosemary's

Chinese: Pearl

Seafood: RM

Steak: Strip Steak

Italian: Valentino, Las Vegas

Barbecue: Salt Lick

Desserts: Leatherby's Icecream

Indian: Gandhi Indian Bistro

Vegetarian: Veggie Delight

Wild Card: Hash House a Go Go


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


GENERAL MEDALISTS

BRONZE: Portraits of Violence: An Illustrated History of Radical Thinking, by Brad Evans and Sean Michael Wilson Illustrated by Inko, Carl Thompson, Robert Brown, Chris Mackenzie, Michiru Morikawa & Yen Quach (New Internationalist Publications)

30. Graphic Novel/Drawn Book- Drama/Documentary

GOLD: Renegade: Martin Luther, the Graphic Novel, by Andrea Grosso Ciponte and Dacia Palmerino (Plough Publishing House)

SILVER: Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts, by Tony Miller (The Porcupine&rsquos Quill)

BRONZE: Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Vol 2, by Various Authors (Alternate History Comics Inc)

31. Humor

GOLD: Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, by Doogie Horner Illustrated by JJ Harrison (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Finding My Badass Self: A Year of Truths and Dares, by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A Brief History of Oversharing: One Ginger&rsquos Anthology of Humiliation, by Shawn Hitchins (ECW Press)

32. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( 7 & Under)

GOLD (tie): I See You, by Michael Genhart Illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (Magination Press)

If You Look Up to the Sky, by Angela Dalton Illustrations by Margarita Sikorskaia (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

SILVER: Trees, by Lemniscates (Candlewick Studio)

BRONZE: Quiet! by Kate Alizadeh (Child&rsquos Play)

33. Children&rsquos Picture Books ( All ages)

GOLD (tie) The Girl Who Ran: Bobbi Gibb, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon, by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee Illustrated by Susanna Chapman (Compendium)

What Do You Do With a Chance? by Kobi Yamada Illustrated by Mae Besom (Compendium)

SILVER (tie): The Silly Parade and Other Topsy-Turvy Poems, by Anne Dwyer Illustrations by Nikolai Popov (Rovakada Publishing)

Yokki and the Parno Gry, by Richard O&rsquoNeill & Katharine Quarmby Illustrated by Marieke Nelissen (Childs Play)

BRONZE: The Lonely Mailman, by Susanna Isern Illustrations by Daniel Montero Galán (Cuento De Luz)

34. Children&rsquos Interactive

GOLD: Superpowers! A Great Big Collection of Awesome Activities, Quirky Questions, and Wonderful Ways to See Just How Super You Already Are, by M.H. Clark illustrated by Michael Byers (Compendium)

SILVER: Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun (Barefoot Books)

BRONZE: BigFoot Goes on Vacation: A Spectacular Seek and Find Challenge for All Ages! by D.L. Miller (Fox Chapel Publishing)

35. Juvenile-Young Adult Non-Fiction

GOLD: Feminism From A to Z, by Gayle E. Pitman, PhD (Magination Press)

SILVER: In A Relationship: Avoid the Worst & Experience the Best in Your Social Life & Relationships, by Aaron Boe (Smith Knutson Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): The Sword and The Broom: The Exceptional Career and Accomplishments of John Mercer Langston, by Linda Salisbury (Tabby House)

What I Can Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life of Steve Jobs, by Fredrik Colting and Melissa Medina Illustrations by Natsuko Yoneyama (Moppet Books)

36. Multicultural N-F Juv- Young Adult

GOLD (tie): Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees, by Mary Beth Leatherdale Art by Eleanor Shakespeare (Annick Press)

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)

SILVER: Standing Up for Civil Rights in St. Louis, by Amanda E. Doyle and Melanie A. Adams (Missouri History Museum)

BRONZE: Come Sunday: A Young Reader&rsquos History of Congo Square, by Freddi Williams Evans (University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press)

37. Multicultural Non-Fiction Adult

GOLD: Piominko: Chickasaw Leader, by Mitch Caver and Thomas W. Cowger (Chickasaw Press)

SILVER: Judith F. Baca, by Anna Indych-López (UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press)

BRONZE: Two-Countries: U.S. Daughters & Sons of Immigrant Parents: Flash Memoir,
Personal Essays & Poetry
, edited by Tina Schumann (Red Hen Press)

38. Essay/Creative Non-Fiction

GOLD: And There Was Evening and There Was Morning, by Mike Smith (WTAW Press)

SILVER: I&rsquoll Be Your Mirror: Essays & Aphorisms, by David Lazar (University of Nebraska Press)

BRONZE (tie): Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World&rsquos Busiest Airport, by Hannah Palmer (Hub City Press)

The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You (Fifth Edition), by Samuel Hazo Photography by Paige Crawley (Word Association Publishers)

39. Autobiography/Memoir I (Celebrity/Political/Romance)

GOLD: As I Saw It: A Reporter&rsquos Intrepid Journey, by Marvin Scott (Beaufort Books)

SILVER: My Tour Through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist&rsquos Memoir, by William E. Dufford with Aïda Rogers and Salley McInerney (University of South Carolina Press)

BRONZE: Disqualified: Eddie Hart, Munich 1972, and the Voices of the Most Tragic Olympics, by Eddie Hart with Dave Newhouse(Black Squirrel Books)

40. Autobiography/Memoir II (Coming of Age/Family Legacy/Travel)

GOLD: Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir, by Ty Sassaman (MCP Books)

SILVER: Self-Portrait with Dogwood, by Christopher Merrill (Trinity University Press)

BRONZE (tie): This African-American Life, by Hugh B. Price (John F. Blair Publishing), Mapping My Way Home: Activism, Nostalgia, and the Downfall of Apartheid South Africa, by Stephanie J. Urdang (Monthly Review Press)

41. Autobiography/Memoir III (Personal Struggle/Health Issues)

GOLD (tie): The Chicken Who Saved Us: The Remarkable Story of Andrew and Frightful, by Kristin Jarvis Adams (Behler Publications)

The Vale of Tears, by Rabbi Pinchas Hirschprung (The Azrielli Foundation)

SILVER (tie): A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, by Cherie Kephart (Bazi Publishing)

Guts: A Memoir, by Janet Buttenwieser (Vine Leaves Press)

BRONZE: To Play Again: A Memoir, by Carol Rosenberger (She Writes Press)

42. Biography

GOLD: Maximum Volume: The Life of Beatles Producer George Martin (The Early Years, 1926-1966), by Kenneth Womack (Chicago Review Press)

SILVER: Wilde&rsquos Women: How Oscar Wilde was Shaped by the Women He Knew, by Eleanor Fitzsimons (Duckworth Overlook)

BRONZE: The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis, by Richard Schwartz (RSB Books)

43. Aging/Death & Dying

GOLD: Heart Guide: True Stories of Grief and Healing, by Diana J. Ensign, JD (SpiritHawk Life Publications)

SILVER: A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve, by Amy Florian with Ken Florian (Corgenius)

BRONZE (tie): While They&rsquore Still Here: A Memoir, by Patricia Williams (She Writes Press)

Holding the Net: Caring for my Mother on the Tightrope of Aging, by Melanie P. Merriman (Green Writers Press)

44. Animals/Pets

GOLD: The Quarry Fox: And Other Critters of the Wild Catskills, by Leslie T. Sharpe (The Overlook Press)

SILVER (tie): The Pet Healer Project: Stories of the Healing Bond Between Humans and Animals, by Sandy Johnson (Top Reads Publishing, Inc.)

Welcome Home: An Animal Rights Perspective on Living with Dogs & Cats, by Nathan & Jennifer Winograd (Almaden Books)

BRONZE: Wild & Furry Animals of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, by Lee James Pantas (R. Brent & Co.)

45. Business/Careers/Sales

GOLD: You Don&rsquot Own Me: How Mattel v. MGA Entertainment Exposed Barbie&rsquos Dark Side, by Orly Lobel (W.W. Norton & Co.)

SILVER: Non Obvious: How to Predict Trends and Win the Future, by Rohit Bhargava (IdeaPress Publishing)

BRONZE (tie): Capitalists ARISE!: End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation, by Peter Georgescu with David Dorsey (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Seeing Around Corners: How to Unlock the Potential of Big Data, by Graham Hogg (LID Publishing)

46. Cookbooks - General

GOLD: Lee Miller: A Life with Food, Friends & Recipes, by Ami Bouhassane (Grapefrukt Forlag & Penrose Film Productions Ltd)

SILVER: The Elote Cafe Notebook, by Jeff Smedstad photography by Janise Witt and Jeff Smedstad (Self Published)

BRONZE (tie): Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen: A Kosher Cookbook of Beloved Recipes and Modern Twists, by Miri Rotkovitz photography by Evi Abeler (Sonoma Press)

Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion, by David Wolfman and Marlene Finn (Douglas & McIntyre)

47. Cookbooks - Nutritional/Vegetarian

GOLD: Earth Eats: Real Food Green Living, by Annie Corrigan with Daniel Orr (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Healthy Baking: Cakes, Cookies + Raw, by Teresa Cutter photography by Paul Cutter ACS (The Healthy Chef Pty Ltd)

BRONZE: Canning Full Circle: From Garden to Jar to Table, by Diane Devereaux photography by Jeff Hage (Devereaux Cyber Inc.)

48. Current Events I (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs)

GOLD: China&rsquos Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, by Bradley M. Gardner (Independent Institute)

SILVER: Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World How Late-Night Comedians, Internet trolls, and Savvy Reporters are Transforming News, by Ed Madison and Ben DeJarnette (Praeger)

BRONZE (tie): Gangsters to Governors: The New Bosses of Gambling in America, by David Clary (Rutgers University Press)

Broke and Patriotic: Why Poor Americans Love Their Country, by Francesco Duina (Stanford University Press)

49. Current Events II (Social Issues/Humanitarian)

GOLD: Meeting in the Margins: An Invitation to Encounter Society&rsquos Invisible People, by Cynthia Trenshaw (She Writes Press)

SILVER (tie): Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo, by Lakhdar Boumediene and Mustafa Ait Idir (Redwood Press)

Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories, by Daina Jurika-Owen (Amaya Books)

BRONZE: Hidden in Plain Sight: America&rsquos Slaves of the New Millennium, by Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco, PhD (Praeger)

50. Education I (Workbook/Resources)

GOLD: HEART! Fully Forming Your Professional Life as a Teacher and Leader, by Timothy D. Kanold (Solution Tree Press)

SILVER: The New Art and Science of Teaching, by Robert J. Marzano (Solution Tree Press)

BRONZE: Research-Based Strategies: Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Under-Resourced Students, by Ruby K.Payne, PhD, and Bethanie H. Tucker, Ed.D (Aha! Process, Inc.)

51. Education II (Commentary/Theory)

GOLD: What I Didn&rsquot Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, edited by Lee Gutkind (In Fact Books)

SILVER (tie): Robot-Proof: Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, by Joseph E. Aoun (MIT Press)

The Conscious Classroom: The Inner Strength System&trade for Transforming the Teenage Mind, by Amy Edelstein (Emergence Education Press)

BRONZE: Mr Clark&rsquos Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears, and Jazz in a Middle School Band Room, by Meredith O&rsquoBrien (Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing)

52. Environment/Ecology/Nature

GOLD: EAT the Beetles!: An Exploration into our Conflicted Relationship with Insects, by David Waltner-Toews (ECW Press)

SILVER: Yellowstone Migrations, by Joe Riis (Braided River)

BRONZE: Sage Grouse: Icon of the West, by Noppadol Paothong (Laguna Wilderness Press)

53. Finance/Investment/Economics

GOLD: Wealth by Virtue, by Chad Gordon (GreenStar Press)

SILVER: The Financial Diaries: How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty,
by Jonathan Morduch & Rachel Schneider (Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Financial Nutrition for Young Women: How (and Why) to Teach Girls about Money, by Melissa Donohue, Ed.D. (Praeger)

54. LGBT+ Non-Fiction

GOLD: ¡Cuéntamelo!: Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, by Juliana Delgado Lopera (Aunt Lute Books)

SILVER: The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)

BRONZE: The Authenticity Experiment: Lessons From the Best & Worst Year of my Life,
by Kate Carroll de Gutes (Two Sylvias Press)

55. Gift/Specialty/Journal

GOLD: The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Pioneering Women in Science from the 18th and 19th Centuries, by Elizabeth Lorayne Illustrated by Kendra Shedenhelm (White Wave Press)

SILVER: I Will Always Love You, by Melissa Lyons Illustrated by Mary Cindrich (Choose to Choose Inc.)

BRONZE: Losing My Reflection: A Coloring Book Journal to Record Your Personal Grief Experience, by Kim Owen Mazur (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

56. Holiday

GOLD: The Santa Thief, by Alane Adams Illustrated by Lauren Gallegos (SparkPress)

SILVER: Fog Valley Winter: Pioneer Heritage, Backroad Rambles, & Vintage Recipes, by Frances Rivetti (Fog Valley Press)

BRONZE: Chanukah Tales from Oykvetchnik, by Scott Hilton Davis Illustrations by Amy F. Levine (Jewish Storyteller Press)

57. Health/Medicine/Nutrition

GOLD: The Secret Life of Your Microbiome: Why Nature and Biodiversity are Essential to Health and Happiness, by Susan L. Prescott, MD, PhD and Alan C. Logan, ND (New Society Publishers)

SILVER: Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, by Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright (Disruption Books)

BRONZE: Food Truths From Farm to Table: 25 Surprising Ways to Shop & Eat Without Guilt, by Michele Payn (Praeger)

58. History (U.S.)

GOLD: Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote, by Brooke Kroeger (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Music at the White House from the 18th to the 21st Centuries, by Elise K. Kirk (The White House Historical Association)

BRONZE (tie): Lynched: The Power of Memory in a Culture of Terror, by Angela D. Sims (Baylor University Press)

Forgotten Under a Tropical Sun: War Stories by American Veterans in the Philippines, 1898-1913, by Joseph P. McCallus (Kent State University Press)

59. History (World)

GOLD: World War II and the Caribbean, edited by Karen E. Eccles and Debbie McCollin (University of the West Indies Press)

SILVER: The Blue Shirts: Adrien Arcand and Fascist Anti-Semitism in Canada, by Hugues Théorêt (University of Ottawa Press)

BRONZE (tie): The Truth of the Russian Revolution: The Memoirs of he Tsar&rsquos Chief of Security and his Wife, by Konstantin Ivanovich Globachev and Sofia Nikolaevna Globacheva (SUNY Press)

The World Turns to War, by Jay Wertz (Monroe Publications)

60. Home & Garden

GOLD: The Holistic Home: Feng Shui for Mind, Body, Spirit, Space, by Laura Benko (Helios Press)

SILVER: Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, photographed by Karen Melvin and written by Melinda Nelson (Big Picture Press)

BRONZE: Garden Wisdom: 365 Days, by Cheryl Wilfong (Heart Path Press)

61. How-To (Crafts/Hobby/Industrial Arts)

GOLD: Cold Wax Medium: Techniques, Concepts, & Conversations, by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin (Squeegee Press)

SILVER: Dollface Vintage: An Everyday Gal&rsquos Guide to a Vintage Lifestyle, by Cherry Dollface (Working Class Publishing)

BRONZE: The Crochet Wildlife Guide: Amigurumi Techniques, Tips, and Patterns, by Phillip Ha and Jeff Wiehler (Self-Published)

62. Inspirational/Spiritual

GOLD: To Be Soul Do Soul: Adventures in Creative Consciousness, by Hiro Boga (Deva Publishing)

SILVER: Garden in the East: The Spiritual Life of the Body, by Angela Doll Carlson (Ancient Faith Publishing)

BRONZE: Walking With Dogs: A Spiritual Journey, by Marti Healy illustrated by Mimi Durand Caroe (The Design Group Press)

63. New Age/Mind-Body-Spirit

GOLD: Embracing the End of Life: A Journey Into Dying & Awakening, by Patt Lind-Kyle, MA (Llewellyn Publications)

SILVER: The Year of Drinking Magic: Twelve Ceremonies With the Vine of Souls, by Guy Crittenden (Apocryphile Press)

BRONZE: Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, by Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD (Findhorn Press)

64. Parenting

GOLD: 18 Master Values: Be the Parent You Wish You&rsquod Had, by Christine Crockett Smith (Kekuatan Satu Publishing)

SILVER: Born to Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods from Baby&rsquos First Bite, by Leslie Schilling, MA, RDN & Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Stepparenting the Grieving Child: Cultivating Past and Present Connections with Children Who Have Lost a Parent, by Diane Ingram Fromme (Merry Dissonance Press)

65. Popular Culture

GOLD: Marvel&rsquos Black Panther: The Illustrated History of a King: The Complete Comics Chronology, by Dennis Culver (Insight Editions)

SILVER: Playboy Laughs: The Comedy, Comedians, and Cartoons of Playboy, by Patty Farmer (Beaufort Books)

BRONZE: Seeing, Selling, and Situating Radio in Canada, 1922-1956, by Michael Windover and Anne F. MacLennan (Dalhousie Architectural Press)

66. Psychology/Mental Health

GOLD: Uniquely Normal: Tapping the Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Autism, by Robert J. Bernstein with Robin Cantor-Cooke (Future Horizons)

SILVER: Baffled by Love: Stories of the Lasting Impact of Childhood Trauma Inflicted by Loved Ones, by Laurie Kahn (She Writes Press)

BRONZE: A to Z Healing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention, by Susan Hannifin-MacNab (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

67. Sports/Fitness/Recreation

GOLD: Legendary Lumber: The Top 100 Player Bats in Baseball History, by Joe Orlando with Tom Zappala and Ellen Zappala ( Peter E. Randall Publisher)

SILVER: Rockne & Jones: Notre Dame, USC, and the Greatest Rivalry of the Roaring Twenties, by Thomas Rupp (Kent State University Press)

BRONZE: Downhills Don&rsquot Come Free: One Man&rsquos Bike Ride From Alaska to Mexico, by Jerry Holl (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

68. Reference

GOLD: The Encyclopedia of Trade Goods: Vol 6 - Provisions of the Fur Trade, by James A. Hanson (Museum of the Fur Trade)

SILVER: American Academy of Pediatrics Quick Reference Guide to Pediatric Care, by Deepak M. Kamat, MD, PhD, FAAP (American Academy of Pediatrics)

BRONZE: The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty, edited by Robert S. Rycroft (Greenwood)

69. Religion (Eastern/Western)

GOLD (tie): The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East, by Andreas Knapp (Plough Publishing House)

Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place: From Values to Practice in Sustainable Agriculture, by Todd LeVasseur (SUNY Press)

SILVER: Truth and Illusion: The Politics of Spirituality and How One Person's Lie Is Another One's Truth, by Carol E. Richardson (Highest Harmony Healing & Coaching)

BRONZE: Who Cut God's Hair, by Garrett Glass (Self-Published)

70. Science

GOLD: UFOs, Chemtrails, and Aliens: What Science Says, by Donald R. Prothero and Timothy D. Callahan (Indiana University Press)

SILVER: Rising Tides: Climate Refugees in the Twenty-First Century, by John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins (Indiana University Press)

BRONZE: North Dakota&rsquos Geologic Legacy, by John P. Bluemle (North Dakota State University Press)

71. Self Help

GOLD: Living Happy to Be Me!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle, by Valerie René Sheppard (The Heart of Living Vibrantly)

SILVER: Swing for the Fences: Show Up. Dig In. Suck Less, by Gregory Bancroft (Wise Ink Creative Publishing)

BRONZE: Mind To Mouth: A Busy Chick&rsquos Guide to Mindful Mealtime Moments, by Heather Sears (Kensho Press)

72. Sexuality/Relationships

GOLD: Watching Porn: And Other Confessions of an Adult Entertainment Journalist, by Lynsey G. (the Overlook Press)

SILVER: Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal, with Fashion, Makeup & Wedding Tips, by Maya Gottfried illustrated by Dame Darcy (Skyhorse Publishing)

BRONZE: Evolution of Loving, by Carl Studna (Motivational Press)

73. Transportation (Auto/Aviation/Railroad, etc.)

GOLD: Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017: High-Horsepower Four-Wheel-Drive Tractors from International Harvester, Steiger, J.I. Case & Case IH, by Lee Klancher (Octane Press)

SILVER: Book of Gow, by Mr. Bones, Ken Schmidt and Jon Suckling (Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop)

BRONZE: Big History in Flight: From Drifting and Soaring to Flying and Deep Space Exploration, by Wendy Curtis and Evan Penn Serio (GeoBook Studio)

74. Travel &ndash Essay

GOLD: The World&rsquos Most Travelled Man: A Twenty-Three-Year Odyssey to and Through Every Country on the Planet, by Mike Spencer Bown (Douglas & McIntyre)

SILVER: Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community, by Lily Gontard photography by Mark Kelly (Lost Moose)

BRONZE: Four Seasons in a Day: Travel, Transitions, and Letting Go of the Place We Call Home, by Deborah L. Jacobs (DJWorking Unlimited Inc.)

75. Travel &ndash Guidebook

GOLD: Hiking Acadia National Park: A Guide to the Park&rsquos Greatest Hiking Adventures, by Dolores Kong and Dan Ring (FalconGuides)

SILVER: Base Camp Las Vegas: 101 Hikes in the Southwest, by Deborah Wall (Imbrifex Books)

BRONZE: Secret New Orleans, by Chris Champagne (Jonglez Publishing)

76. Women's Issues

GOLD: Before All Memory is Lost: Women&rsquos Voices from the Holocaust, edited by Myrna Goldenberg (The Azrieli Foundation)

SILVER: Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women&rsquos Right to Vote, by Johanna Neuman (Washington Mews Books/NYU Press)

BRONZE (tie): Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives, by Anne Michaud (Ogunquit-NY Press),

#Me Too: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What it Means, and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again, edited by Lori Perkins (Riverdale Avenue Books)

77. Writing/Publishing

GOLD: Write Like a Pro: Ten Techniques for Getting Your Point Across at Work (and in Life), by Carl Hausman (Praeger)

SILVER: How to Create a Successful Children&rsquos Picture Book, by Bobbie Hinman (Best Fairy Books)

BRONZE: Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer & Living an Awakened Life, by Albert Flynn DeSilver (Sounds True)

78. Book/Author/Publisher Website

79. Cover Design &ndash Fiction

GOLD: Jasper Wild: Book Three in the Dyed in the Green Series, by George Mercer cover design by Dan Stiles (Write Nature)

SILVER: The Atheist and the Parrotfish, by Richard Barager cover design by D. Robert Pease (Evolved Publishing)

BRONZE: Wild, Wild Voices: Everyday Rhymes for the Untamed Minds, by Amy Lou Miller Illustrations by Melinda Moen Cover design by Sally Frances Lee (Second Swan Press)

80. Cover Design &ndash Non-Fiction

GOLD: Derby Girl: A Memoir, by Sammi Jones cover design by Jamie Hohnadel Trosen (North Dakota State University Press)

SILVER (tie): Things that Join the Sea and the Sky: Field Notes on Living, by Mark Nepo (Sounds True)

It&rsquos Nice to Meet Me Too: The Laughter and Lessons Learned from Raising Randy, a Young Man with Tuberous Sclerosis, by Cynthia Rust (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

BRONZE: Can Everybody Swim? A Survival Story from Katrina&rsquos Superdome, by Bruce S. Snow (EtAlia Press)

81. Cover Design - Non-Fiction Oversize

GOLD: Perfectly Aged: 40 Years of Stories from the Taste of Texas, designed by Limb Design - Elise DeSilva, Linda Limb, Kara Forage, Guillermo Cubillos photography & styling by Debora Smail (Taste of Texas)

SILVER: Kanban: Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, by Alan Scott Pate design by Jeff Wincapaw principal photography by Steve Oliver and iocolor, Seattle (Mingei International Museum / Princeton University Press)

BRONZE: Spring is Here, by Nancy Jo Shaw illustrated by Andrea Larson design by Laura Drew (Beaver&rsquos Pond Press)

82. Best First Book - Fiction

GOLD (tie): Hollywood Homicide, by Kellye Garrett (Midnight Ink)
Alphonse, by Carl Sever (SparkPress)

SILVER: Clown William, by Robin Elno (IngramElliott Publishing)

BRONZE: In the Shadow of Light, by Tracy Causley (The Amethyst Press)

83. Best First Book - Non-Fiction

GOLD (tie): Armand Merizon: His Life and Art 1920-2010, by Muriel Zandstra with Jan Keessen and Randall VanderMey (ArtBookPrinting)

Marcel&rsquos Letters: A Font and the Search for One Man&rsquos Fate, by Carolyn Porter (Skyhorse Publishing)

SILVER: Go Tell the Crocodiles: Chasing Prosperity in Mozambique, by Rowan Moore Gerety (The New Press)

BRONZE: Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let&rsquos Talk Tarot, by Melissa Cynova (Llewellyn Publications)


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