Wednesday, June 03, 2009

International Latino Book Award 2010


Congratulations to the International Latino Book Award Winners!

CATEGORY A – CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

Best Educational Children’s Book - English
The Song of the Coconut – Adalucía - Cholita Prints & Publishing Co.

Best Educational Children’s Book - Spanish
Quiero Ser Poeta - Rafael Garcia Jolly, José Carbonell Pla, Antonia Moreno, María D. Torres Bañuls - LetraRoja
2ND Place: El secreto del dorado - Maria Villegas y Jennie Kent - Villegas Asociados S.A.
Honorable Mention: Figúrate: Animales, Fantasía y Mundo - María Villegas y Jennie Kent - Villegas Asociados

Best Educational Children’s Book - Bilingual
Dealing With Insults - Qué Hacer con los Insultos - Marianne Johnson - Rosen Publishing/Buenas Letras
2ND Place: Teo in Palo Verde - Adam Del Rio - Lectura Books
2ND Place: Ronaldinho - José María Obregón - Rosen Publishing/Buenas Letras
Honorable Mention: Las Abejas - Katie Franks - Rosen Publishing/Buenas Letras

Best Children’s Picture Book – English
Abuelos - Pat Mora - Groundwood Books
2ND Place: The Secret Legacy - Rigoberta Menchú - Groundwood Books
Honorable Mention: Kitchen Dance - Maurie J. Manning - Clarion Books

Best Children’s Picture Book – Spanish
Los Tres Reyes De Oriente - Lluis Farre - Bambú
2ND Place: El mejor mariachi del mundo - J. D. Smith - Raven Tree Press
Honorable Mention: Mira, Mira - Angels Navarro - Bambú

Best Children’s Picture Book – Bilingual
Rachel and the Lion - Stephanie Lainez - Story House Books
2ND Place: Colors!¡Colores! - Jorge Luján - Groundwood Books
Honorable Mention: The Storyteller’s Candle - Lucia Gonzalez - Children’s Book Press

Best Young Adult Fiction – English
Dark Dude - Oscar Hijuelos - Atheneum/Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing
2ND Place: Amor and Summer Secrets - Diana Rodriguez Wallach - Kensington Publishers
Honorable Mention: Mr. Clean and the Barrio - David Bueno-Hill - Urbano Books

Best Young Adult Fiction – Spanish or Bilingual
El Asunto Galindo - Fernando Lalana - Bambú
2ND Place: Odisea - Albert Jané - Combel Editorial, S. A
Honorable Mention: Carlito’s Story - Max Benavidez & Katherine Del Monte – Lectura Books
Honorable Mention: No sapiens - Ariel González - Libros en Red

Best Young Adult Nonfiction - English
The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy - Al Rivera - Author House

Best Young Adult Sports/Recreation – English
Soccer’s Story & A Futbol Fable - Gil Sperry - Amigo del Mar Press

Best Young Adult Sports/Recreation – Spanish or Bilingual
Go Milka Go! ¡Core, Milka, Corre! - Raquel Benatar - Renaissance House

CATEGORY B – NONFICTION

Best Arts Book - English
The Journey of Frederic Edwin Church - Through Colombia and Ecuador - Pablo Navas Sanz de Santamaria - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: Line: 7 Elements of Art - Jane Castillo - Crystal Productions
Honorable Mention: Yolanda M. Lopez - Karen Mary Davalos - Chicano Studies Research Center Press (UCLA)

Best Arts Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Manuel Hernández - Manuel Hernández - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: Alicia Viteri: Memoria Digital - Alicia Viteri - Villegas Asociados S.A.
Honorable Mention: Herman the Jester and the ABC’s of Art - Rafael Filion - Author House

Best Biography - English
Crazy Loco Love - Victor Villaseñor - Arte Público Press
2ND Place: The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes - José Antonio Burciaga - University of Arizona Press
2ND Place: Paths to Discovery - Norma E. Cantú - Chicano Studies Research Center Press (UCLA)
Honorable Mention: Take Me With You: A Memoir - Carlos Frias - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

Best Biography - Spanish or Bilingual
Bolívar, Delirio y Epopeya - Víctor Paz - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: Llorando en la Oscuridad - Pablo Chapoy - Ediciones Del Ermitaño
Honorable Mention: Yagruma: Amores Prohibidos en Epocas de Tirania - Francisco Calderon Vallejo - Conceptos Editoriales
Honorable Mention: Un Sueño Americano - Oscar de la Hoya - Rayo
Honorable Mention: De Ciertas Damas - Carlos Lleras Restrepo - Villegas Asociados S.A.

Best Business Book - Spanish or Bilingual
El Latino más rico en los Estados Unidos - Rubén Ruiz - Wealth and Millionaire Publishing
2ND Place: Hablidades Para el Trato Personal en los Negocios - Dr. Camilo Cruz - Taller Del Éxito

Best Gift Book - English
Colombia by Color - Benjamin Villegas - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: Holywood - Se Habla Español - Rafael J. Rivera-Viruet & Max Resto - Terramax Entertainment Publishing

Best Gift Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Secreto: El Libro De La Gratitud (The Secret Gratitude Book) - Rhonda Byrne - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: Quiero Ser Poeta - Garcia Jolly, Carbonell Pla, Moreno, Torres Bañuls - LetraRoja
2ND Place: Pardon My Spanglish ¡Porque Because! - Bill Santiago - Qwirk Books
Honorable Mention: Gringosincrasias - Emma Sepúlveda - Asterión

Best History/Political Book - English
No Greater Love: The Lives and Times of Hispanic Soldiers - Major General Freddie Valenzuela, with Jason Lemons - Ovation Books

Best History/Political Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Principio y Fin Delmito Fidelista - José Alvarez - Trafford Publishing
2ND Place: Alberto Lleras - Alberto Lleras - Villegas Asociados S.A.

Best Reference Book - English
A Simple Guide to U.S. Immigration and Citizenship - Luis Cortes - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

Best Reference Book - Spanish or Bilingual
De Inmigrante a Ciudadano - Luis Cortes - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: El Latino más rico en los Estados Unidos - Rubén Ruiz - Wealth and Millionaire Publishing

Best Cookbook - English
Latin Evolution - Jose Garces - Lake Isle Press, Inc.

Best Cookbook - Spanish or Bilingual
Larousse De Los Postres - Paulina Abascal - Ediciones Larousse
2ND Place: Y Hoy ¿Qué Les Doy? - Lourdes Al cñiz y Lourdes March = Grijalbo - Random House Mondadori
Honorable Mention: La Comida de Italia - Un viaje para los amantes de la cocina - María Villegas & Sophie Braimbridge - Villegas Asociados

Best Health Book - English
The Art of Healing Latinos - David E. Hayes-Bautista & Roberto Chiprut - Chicano Studies Research Center Press (UCLA)

Best Health Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Mami, tengo hambre! - Jeamme Warren Lindsay, Jean Brunelli, Sally McCullough - Morning Glory Press
2ND Place: Y Hoy ¿Qué Les Doy? - Lourdes Al Cñiz y Lourdes March - Grijalbo - Random House Mondadori

Best Religious Book - English
Misa, Mesa y Musa Vol 2 - Kenneth G. Davis - World Library Publications
2ND Place: Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage: Unlocking the Secrets to Life, Love and Marriage - Mark Gungor – Atria Books

Best Religious Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Autobiografia de un Yogui (revised) - Paramahansa Yogananda - Self-Realization Fellowship
2ND Place: Susurros de la Eternidad - Paramahansa Yogananda - Self-Realization Fellowship
Honorable Mention: Reconstruye Tu Vida: El Camino a la Felicidad Sin Limites - T.D. Jakes – Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

Best Self-help Book - English
The Barefoot Shoeshine Boy - Al Rivera – Author House
2ND Place: I Love You. Now What? Falling in Love is a Mystery. Keeping it Isn’t - Mabel Iam – Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: Family Activism: Empowering Your Community Beginning with Family and Friends - Roberto Vargas – Bennett-Koehler Publishers
Honorable Mention: The Latino’s Guide to Parenting - Suzanne Moreno - Ed-Ventures Publishing Co.

Best Self-help Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Triunfar en la Vida - Paramahansa Yogananda - Self-Realization Fellowship
2ND Place: ¿Se Habla Dinero? The Everyday Guide to Financial Success - Lynn Jimenez - John Wiley & Sons

Best Spiritual/New Age Book - Spanish or Bilingual
El Viaje - Siete pasos para diseñar y dusfrutar una vida con propósito - Lic. Rafael Ayala - Taller Del Éxito
2ND Place: Secreto: El Libro De La Gratitud (The Secret Gratitude Book) - Rhonda Byrne - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: Autobiografia de un Yogui (revised) - Paramahansa Yogananda - Self-Realization Fellowship
Honorable Mention: El Latino más rico en los Estados Unidos - Rubén Ruiz - Wealth and Millionaire Publishing

Best Travel Book - English
Winter in Kandahar - Life in Afghanistan Before the Taliban - Ana M. Briongos - Trotamundas Press

Best Travel Book - Spanish or Bilingual
El Viaje de Frederic Edwin Church - por Colombia y Ecuador - Pablo Navas Sanz de Santamaria - Villegas Asociados S.A.

CATEGORY C – FICTION

Best Popular Fiction - English
Gunmetal Black - Daniel Serrano - Grand Central Publishing
2ND Place: Ghosts of El Grullo - Patricia Santana - University of New Mexico Press

Best Popular Fiction - Spanish or Bilingual
No sapiens - Ariel González - Libros en Red

Best Novel – Adventure or Drama - English
Brida - Paulo Coelho - Harper Collins
2ND Place: The Flowers - Dagoberto Gilb - Grove Press
Honorable Mention: If I Die In Juárez - Stella Pope Duarte - University of Arizona Press

Best Novel – Adventure or Drama – Spanish or Bilingual
Por La Vida De Mi Hermana (My Sister’s Keeper) - Jodi Picoult - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: El Infinita en la Palma De la Mano - Gioconda Belli - Rayo
Honorable Mention: Luna llena. Cabalgando sin riendas - Carmela Escobar - Libros en Red
Honorable Mention: Nada Importa - Alvaro Robledo - Villegas Asociados S.A.

Best Novel – Historical Fiction - English
Alejandro and the Fishermen of Tancay - Braulio Muñoz - University of Arizona Press
2ND Place: Valfierno: The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa - Martin Caparros - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

Best Novel – Mystery - English
The Case Runner - Carlos Cisneros - Arte Público Press
2ND Place: The Paris Enigma - Pablo de Santos - Harper Collins
Honorable Mention: Gunmetal Black - Daniel Serrano - Grand Central Publishing

Best Novel – Mystery - Spanish or Bilingual
Sangre en el desierto - Alicia Gaspar de Alba - Arte Público Press
2ND Place: Tácticas contra el tedio - Mauricio Bernal - Villegas Asociados S.A.

Best Novel – Romance - English
The Heartbreak Pill - Anjanette Delgado - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: More Than This - Margo Candela
Honorable Mention: Tarnished Beauty - Cecilia Samartin - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

Best Novel – Romance - Spanish or Bilingual
Luna llena. Cabalgando sin riendas - Carmela Escobar - Libros en Red

Best Graphic Novel – Spanish or Bilingual
Aleida x anos - Vladdo (Vladimar Flórez) - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: Ellos/Ellas - Silvia Vallejo - Villegas Asociados S.A.

Best Poetry Book - English
Half of the World in Light - Juan Felipe Herrera - University of Arizona Press
2ND Place: Primera Página: Poetry from the Latino Heartland - Latino Writers Collective - Scapegoat Press
Honorable Mention: The Buried Sea - Rane Arroyo - University of Arizona Press

Best Poetry Book - Spanish or Bilingual
Lugar de Origen - Place of Origin - Elena Lafert & Melina Draper - Oyster River Press
2ND Place: Susurros de la Eternidad - Paramahansa Yogananda - Self-Realization Fellowship
Honorable Mention: Secretos - Chuyin Rocha - Createspace

CATEGORY D – DESIGN (Title – Illustrator/Designer(s) - Publisher):

Best Cover Design
Take Me With You: A Memoir - James Perales - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: Alicia Viteri: Memoria Digital - Villegas Asociados S.A.
Honorable Mention: The Richest Latino in America - Rubén and Richard Ruiz - Wealth and Millionaire Publishing

Best Cover Illustration
El secreto del dorado - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: The Song of the Coconut – Adalucía - Cholita Prints & Publiching Co.

Best Interior Design
Manuel Hernández - Villegas Asociados S.A.
2ND Place: The Song of the Coconut – Adalucía - Cholita Prints & Publiching Co.

Best Use of Photos
Colombia es Color - Villegas Asociados S.A.

CATEGORY E – AUDIO

Best Children’s Audio Book – Spanish or Bilingual
Animals at the farm/Animales de la granja - Gladys Rosa-Mendoza - Me + Mi Publishing
2ND Place: My Family and I/Mi familia y yo - Gladys Rosa-Mendoza - Me + Mi Publishing

Best Non-Fiction Audio Book – Spanish or Bilingual
La Ley de la Atracción - Dr. Camilo Cruz

CATEGORY F - THE MARIPOSA AWARDS

Best First Book - English
Take Me With You: A Memoir - Carlos Frias - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
2ND Place: Reclaiming Paris - Fabiola Santiago - Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
Honorable Mention: The Seamstress - Frances de Pontes-Peebles - Harper Collins
Honorable Mention: Carnival of Memories - Yocasta Fareri - iUniverse

Best First Book - Spanish
Luna llena. Cabalgando sin riendas - Carmela Escobar - Libros en Red
2ND Place: Pardon My Spanglish ¡Porque Because! - Bill Santiago - Qwirk Books
Honorable Mention: Herman the Jester and the ABC’s of Art - Rafael Filion - Author House
Honorable Mention: Secretos - Chuyin Rocha - Createspace

5 comments:

Stefania said...

What a great blog you have! And this post is useful for our bilingual family.

Anonymous said...

Yes, I agree! I've totally fallen in love with this blog! Thanks for posting the book award winners, it's great!

Linda Rodriguez said...

Have to agree. La Bloga's the best! Thanks for posting the Latino Book Award winners.

J.D. Smith said...

Thank you very much for posting this list. Although my book El Mejor Mariachi del Mundo (with translator Eida de la Vega and illustrator Dani Jones) is one of the books listed, I am reminded of how much I have to read and learn.

AlBermudez said...

The Wednesday, June 3
International Latino Book Award 2010, being displayed on this blogger is not of 2010, but 2009.

The 2010 International Latino Book Awards are not until Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Much luck to all Latinos, I wish them all well. Including myself, Author and Publisher of my new book, "Ruins of a Society and the Honorable."
www.RuinsOfaSociety.com