Reading the West Book Award

Given by Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association

155 Works 85,010 Livros 2,920 Críticas ½ 4.0
Reading the West Book Awards winners and shortlist titles exemplify the best in fiction and non-fiction writing, culinary writing, and illustration, whose subject matter is set in the MPIBA region mostrar mais (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) or invokes the spirit of the region. mostrar menos
Todos, Winner (152), Finalist (2), Shortlist (1), Nominee (1)
Todos, 2023 (9), 2022 (9), 2021 (10), 2019 (8), 2018 (7), 2017 (3), 2016 (3), 2015 (3), 2014 (3), 2013 (3), 2012 (3), 2011 (4), 2010 (2), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (4), 2005 (6), 2004 (5), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (4), 2000 (4), 1999 (4), 1998 (4), 1997 (4), 1996 (4), 1995 (4), 1994 (5), 1993 (4), 1992 (4), 1991 (4), 1990 (4)

Winner 152

Calling for a Blanket Dance por Oscar HokeahDebut Fiction2023
The Big Texas Cookbook: The Food That Defines the Lone Star State por editors of Texas MonthlyEating the West2023
Woman of Light por Kali Fajardo-AnstineFiction2023
When I Was Red Clay: A Journey of Identity, Healing, and Wonder por Jonathan T. BaileyMemoir/Biography2023
Tracing Time: Seasons of Rock Art on the Colorado Plateau por Craig ChildsNonfiction2023
Brave Every Day por Trudy LudwigPicture Book2023
Weaving Sundown in a Scarlet Light: Fifty Poems for Fifty Years por Joy HarjoPoetry2023
Abuela, Don't Forget Me por Rex OgleYoung Adult2023
The River Between Hearts por Heather Mateus SappenfieldYoung Readers2023
Damnation Spring por Ash DavidsonDebut Fiction2022
Earth Medicines: Ancestral Wisdom, Healing Recipes, and Wellness Rituals from a Curandera por Felicia Cocotzin RuizEating the West2022
Cloud Cuckoo Land por Anthony DoerrFiction2022
Poet Warrior: A Memoir por Joy HarjoMemoir/Biography2022
On Juneteenth por Annette Gordon-ReedNonfiction2022
Watercress por Andrea WangPicture Book2022
Desert apocrypha : poems por Zach HivelyPoetry2022
A Snake Falls to Earth por Darcie Little BadgerYoung Adult2022
Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids por Cynthia Leitich SmithYoung Readers2022
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir por Jenn ShaplandAdvocacy Honor2021
All Things Left Wild: A Novel por James WadeDebut Fiction2021
The Mexican Home Kitchen: Traditional Home-Style Recipes That Capture the Flavors and Memories of Mexico por Mely MartinezEating the West2021
Black Sun por Rebecca RoanhorseFiction2021
Our Wild Tails: The Adventures of Henry and Baloo por Cynthia BennettIllustrated Nonfiction2021
The Reign of Wolf 21: The Saga of Yellowstone's Legendary Druid Pack por Rick McIntyreNarrative Nonfiction2021
Simon at the art museum por Christina SoontornvatPicture Book2021
When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry por Joy HarjoPoetry2021
Tigers, Not Daughters por Samantha MabryYoung Adult2021
The Elephant's Girl por Celesta RimingtonYoung Readers2021
Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country por Pam HoustonAdvocacy Award2019
The Prairie Homestead Cookbook: Simple Recipes for Heritage Cooking in Any Kitchen por Jill WingerEating the West2019
Sabrina & Corina: Stories por Kali Fajardo-AnstineFiction2019
Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power por Pekka HämäläinenNarrative Nonfiction2019
The Little Snowplow Wishes for Snow por Lora KoehlerPicture Book2019
National Geographic Atlas of the National Parks por Jon WatermanVisual Nonfiction2019
The Field Guide to the North American Teenager por Ben PhilippeYoung Adult Fiction2019
Dear Sweet Pea por Julie MurphyYoung Readers2019
Bacon, Beans, and Beer por Eliza CrossEating the West2018
Where the Dead Sit Talking por Brandon HobsonFiction2018
When a Ghost Talks, Listen por Tim TingleMiddle Grade2018
Out of the Woods: Seeing Nature in the Everyday por Julia CorbettNonfiction2018
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga por Traci SorellPicture Books2018
Zen and Gone por Emily FranceYoung Adult Fiction2018
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus por Dusti BowlingChildren's2017
The Widow Nash: A Novel por Jamie HarrisonFiction2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI por David GrannNonfiction2017
Runs With Courage por Joan M. WolfChildren's2016
News of the World por Paulette JilesFiction2016
The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks por Terry Tempest WilliamsNonfiction2016
A Series of Small Maneuvers por Eliot TreichelChildren's2015
Black River por S. M. HulseFiction2015
Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest por Lesley Poling-KempesNonfiction2015
Dirt Bikes, Drones, and Other Ways to Fly por Conrad WesselhoeftChildren's2014
The Painter por Peter HellerFiction2014
Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West por Bryce AndrewsNonfiction2014
The Last Ride of Caleb O'Toole por Eric PierpointChildren's2013
The Son por Philipp MeyerFiction2013
The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon por Kevin FedarkoNonfiction2013
Kepler's Dream por Juliet BellChildren's2012
Theft: A Novel por BK LorenFiction2012
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats por Kristen IversenNonfiction2012
Missing on Superstition Mountain por Elise BroachChildren's2011
The Voice of the River: A Novel por Melanie Rae ThonFiction2011
Fire Season: Field Notes From a Wilderness Lookout por Philip ConnorsNonfiction2011
Starfish: A Novel por James CrowleyChildren's2010
The Wake of Forgiveness por Bruce MachartFiction2010
Go Big or Go Home por Will HobbsChildren's2009
The Illuminated Desert por Terry Tempest WilliamsChildren's2009
Another Man's Moccasins por Craig JohnsonFiction2009
American Buffalo: In Search of a Lost Icon por Steven RinellaNonfiction2009
Staking Her Claim: Women Homesteading the West por Marcia Meredith HensleyReference2009
Great Ranches of the West por Jim Keen with Ami ReevesThe Arts2008
Wind Rider por Susan WilliamsChildren's2008
The God of Animals por Aryn KyleFiction2008
The Day the World Ended at Little Bighorn: A Lakota History por Joseph M. Marshall, IIINonfiction2008
Adobe Odes por Pat MoraPoetry2008
Mesa Verde National Park: The First 100 Years por Mesa Verde Museum AssociationThe Arts2007
The Buffalo and the Indians: A Shared Destiny por Dorothy Hinshaw PatentChildren's2007
Cottonwood Saints por Gene GuerinFiction2007
Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West por Hampton SidesFiction2007
Pinedale, Wyoming: A Centennial History 1904 - 2004 por Ann Chambers NobleReference2007
William Henry Jackson's "The pioneer photographer" por William Henry JacksonThe Arts2006
Bear Dancer: The Story of a Ute Girl por Thelma Hatch WyssChildren's2006
A Sudden Country por Karen FisherFiction2006
109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos por Jennet ConantNonfiction2006
Pueblo Imagination: Landscape and Memory in the Photography of Lee Marmon por Lee MarmonArt/Poetry2005
Searching for Chipeta: The Story of a Ute and Her People por Vickie Leigh KrudwigChildren's2005
Old Coyote por Nancy WoodChildren's2005
Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front por Hannah HinchmanNonfiction2005
Select Peaks of Greater Yellowstone: A Mountaineering History & Guide por Thomas TurianoReference2005
The Work of Wolves por Kent Meyers2005
Birds of Prey in the American West por Tom VezoThe Arts2004
Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans por Virginia Driving Hawk SneveChildren's2004
Land That Moves, Land That Stands Still por Kent NelsonFiction2004
Hawks Rest: A Season in the Remote Heart of Yellowstone por Gary FergusonNonfiction2004
Creation of the Teton Landscape por David D. LoveReference2004
Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists in America's First National Park por Peter HassrickThe Arts2003
Women Artists of the West: Five Portraits in Creativity and Courage (Notable Western Women) por Julie DannebergChildren's2003
Perma Red por Debra Magpie EarlingFiction2003
Breaking Clean por Judy BluntNonfiction2003
Ansel Adams at 100 por Ansel AdamsArt/Poetry2002
Mountain Men: True Grit and Tall Tales por Andrew GlassChildren's2002
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel por Brady UdallFiction2002
A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell por Donald WorsterNonfiction2002
Painters and the American West: The Anschutz Collection por Joan Carpenter TroccoliArt/Poetry2001
Clarence Goes Out West & Meets a Purple Horse por Jean Ekman AdamsChildren's2001
Winter Range por Claire DavisFiction2001
The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams por NasdijjNonfiction2001
The Wild Colorado: The true adventures of Fred Dellenbaugh, age 17, on the second Powell Expedition into the Grand Canyon por Richard MaurerChildren's2000
Plainsong por Kent HarufFiction2000
Fire on the Mountain: The True Story of the South Canyon Fire por John N. MacleanNonfiction2000
Where Rivers Change Direction por Mark SpraggNonfiction2000
Boss of the Plains por Laurie CarlsonChildren's1999
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd por Jim FergusFiction1999
Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West por Timothy EganNonfiction1999
In Gravity National Park: Poems por C. L. RawlinsPoetry1999
The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, Poetry, and Art of the New Mexican Pueblos por Nancy WoodChildren's1998
The Sky, the Stars, the Wilderness por Rick BassFiction1998
Legends of the American Desert: Sojourns in the Greater Southwest por Alex ShoumatoffNonfiction1998
Blue Horses Rush In: Poems and Stories (Sun Tracks) por Luci TapahonsoPoetry1998
Bill Pickett: Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy por Andrea Davis PinkneyChildren's1997
Sun Dancer por David LondonFiction1997
Undaunted Courage por Stephen E. AmbroseNonfiction1997
Mountains and Rivers Without End por Gary SnyderPoetry1997
A Boy Called Slow por Joseph BruchacChildren's1996
Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse por Win BlevinsFiction1996
The Dull Knifes of Pine Ridge: A Lakota Odyssey por Joe StaritaNonfiction1996
My Town por David LeePoetry1996
Daily Life in a Covered Wagon por Paul EricksonChildren's1995
Stygo por Laura HendrieFiction1995
Killing Custer: The Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Fate of the Plains Indians por James WelchNonfiction1995
Loose Woman: Poems por Sandra CisnerosPoetry1995
I Am Lavina Cumming: A Novel of the American West (Historical Fiction for Young Readers) por Susan LowellChildren's1994
Pigs in Heaven por Barbara KingsolverFiction1994
The Death of Bernadette Lefthand por Ronald B. QuerryFiction1994
Montana 1948 por Larry WatsonFiction1994
So Far from God por Ana CastilloPoetry1994
The Meadow por James GalvinFiction1993
Cowboys Are My Weakness: Stories por Pam HoustonFiction1993
All the Pretty Horses por Cormac McCarthyFiction1993
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the West por Wallace StegnerNonfiction1993
Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land por Linda M. HasselstromNonfiction1992
PrairyErth por William Least Heat-MoonNonfiction1992
Songs of the Fluteplayer: Seasons of Life in the Southwest por Sharman Apt RussellNonfiction1992
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place por Terry Tempest WilliamsNonfiction1992
Canyons por Gary PaulsenChildren's1991
Mean Spirit por Linda HoganFiction1991
Photographing Montana 1894-1928: The Life and Work of Evelyn Cameron por Donna M. LuceyNonfiction1991
In Mad Love and War por Joy HarjoPoetry1991
Bearstone por Will HobbsChildren's1990
The testimony of Mr. Bones: Stories por Olive GhiselinFiction1990
Remote Beyond Compare: Letters of don Diego de Vargas to His Family from New Spain and Mexico, 1675-1706 (Journals of Don Diego De Vargos) por John L. KessellNonfiction1990
What we have to live with (Teal Press poetry Series Book) por Marilyn KryslPoetry1990

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Shortlist 1

Nominee 1


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