IPNE BOOK AWARDS 2020

2020 marked the 7th year of the IPNE Book Awards program, which takes as its mission rewarding excellence in publishing and helping readers find their way to books they will love. The 2020 winners and finalists were honored at that year’s annual conference in November.

Congratulations to IPNE’s 7th Annual

Book Awards Winners & Finalists

EXPLORE, ENJOY, RENEW

Book of the Year

Life List

By Ken Janes
North Country Press

Available here

Safe as Lightning

By Scudder Parker
Rootstock Publishing

Available Here

Waldorf Education: A Family Guide, 2nd Edition

Pamela Johnson Fenner, Editor
Michaelmas Press

Available Here

Literary Fiction

The Promise: Discovering Their Gifts • winner

By Hank Ellis
Stillwater River Publications

Available Here  and Here

Fire on the Steppe, A Historical Novel of Russia and the United States, Book 2: 1917-1918

By Gabriella Gavrilov

Available Here

Henry Hits the Ball

By Thom Ring

Available Here

Genre Fiction

The Salty Rose: Alchemists, Witches & A Tapper in New Amsterdam • winner

By Beth Caruso
Lady Slipper Press

Available Here and Here

Murder At First Pitch

By Nicole Asselin
Pandamoon Publishing
Available Here and Here

Fire on the Steppe, A Historical Novel of Russia and the United States, Book 2: 1917-1918

By Gabriella Gavrilov

Available Here

Children’s Books

Mabrashay and the Boy • winner

By Beth Walker
Our Golden Hour

Available Here

Mystic River Mermaid

By Peg Casey
Veiled Goddess Inc.

Available Here

An Assortment of Animals

By Heather Kelly
The Writer’s Loft

Available Here

Young Adult

Vestal Virgin: Chosen for Rome • winner

By Katherine Spada Basto

Available Here and Here

The Real Estate Kid

By Randy Herman
Waterside Productions

Available Here

The Teenager’s Guide to Surviving A Horror Film

By Coral Isabella Aurora
Stillwater River Publications
Available Here and Here

Narrative Nonfiction

Life List • winner

By Ken Janes
North Country Press

Available here

One of Ourselves:
John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Ireland

By James Robert Carroll
Images from the Past

Available Here

600 Days In Hiding: A Jewish Family in
Nazi-Occupied Thessaloniki, Greece

By Andrea Algava

Available Here

The Laughing Lesson

by Peter Johnson
Peter E. Randall Publisher

Available Here

Informational Nonfiction

Jumpstart Your Writing in 30 Days • winner

By Heather Kelly
Pocket Moon Press
Available Here and Here

How To Be An Effective Public Servant

By Nabil Hourani
R&P Publishing

Available Here

Preaching Happiness

By Ginny Sassaman
Rootstock Publishing

Available Here

Poetry

Safe as Lightning • winner

By Scudder Parker
Rootstock Publishing

Available Here

To the Man in the Red Suit

By Christina Fulton
Rootstock Publishing

Available Here

An Assortment of Animals

By Heather Kelly
The Writer’s Loft

Available Here

Coffee Table and Art Books

Life List • winner

By Ken Janes
North Country Press

Available here

Still Life (without the vase)

By Glenn Koenig

Available Here

Love Poems from Vermont

by Jon Meyer
Brilliant Light Publishing

Available Here

Design

Waldorf Education: A Family Guide, 2nd Edition • winner

Pamela Johnson Fenner, Editor
Michaelmas Press

Available Here

Love Poems from Vermont

by Jon Meyer
Brilliant Light Publishing

Available Here

Educational

Waldorf Education: A Family Guide, 2nd Edition • winner

Pamela Johnson Fenner, Editor
Michaelmas Press

Available Here

Jumpstart Your Writing in 30 Days

By Heather Kelly
Pocket Moon Press
Available Here and Here