2010 Winners

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Theodor S. Geisel Award for “Best of the Best” Published Books

Lac Su, I Love Yous Are for White People


Published Books—Nonfiction

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Biography

Sarita Eastman, A Trail of Light: The Very Full Life of Dr. Anita Figueredo

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Business

Bob Nelson, Keeping Up in a Down Economy

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Children’s & Young Adult

Judith Pinkerton Josephson, Nelson Mandela

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Cooking & Crafts (Tie)

Gaetano Cicciotti, Cicciotti’s Kitchen

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Cooking & Crafts (Tie)

Bernard Guillas and Ron Oliver, Flying Pans

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Education

Beth Wagner Brust and Cynthia La Brie Norall, Quirky, Yes—Hopeless, No

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General Nonfiction

Peter J. Munson, Iraq in Transition

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History

David Klauber, The Sounding

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Local Interest

Leland Fetzer, The Cuyamacas

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Memoir

Lac Su, I Love Yous Are for White People

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Pets

Liz Palika, Puppy Love

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Self-Help & Medicine

Marilyn S. Beidler, Everyday Wellness

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Spiritual & Inspirational (Tie)

Dean Nelson, God Hides in Plain Sight

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Spiritual & Inspirational (Tie)

Sheryl L. Roush, Heart of a Military Woman

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Travel

Bette Blaydes Pegas, Chasing a Dream in the Galápagos

Published Books—Fiction

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Action/Thriller

Roger L. Conlee, The Hindenburg Letter

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Children’s & Young Adult

Stacey Goldblatt, Girl to the Core

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Drama

William Roetzheim, Five Poet Plays

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General Fiction

T. Greenwood, Two Rivers

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Historical Fiction

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman, Broken Promises, A Novel of the Civil War

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Picture Book

Jeffrey Garcia, Santa Claus and the Molokai Mules

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Science Fiction & Fantasy

Kirsten Imani Kasai, Ice Song

Published Books—Literary

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Poetry

Brandon Cesmat, Light in All Directions

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Anthology

Donna J. Watson, Michelle Sierra, and Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, Editors, Lavandería      

Unpublished Works

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Unpublished Short Story

Larry Zeiger, “Fade In – Fade Out”

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Unpublished Poetry Chapbook

Deborah Ramos, “Road Warriors”

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Unpublished Memoir

Michelle Zive, Holding On and Letting Go: A Mother’s Story

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Unpublished Young Adult Novel

Nancy Klann, Fate Carries Its Own Clock

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Unpublished Novel (Tie)

Richard Hicks, Murder by the Numbers

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Unpublished Novel (Tie)

Caroline McCullagh, The Labyrinth of Love

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Unpublished Novel-in-Verse

Laurel R. Barile, Descant