International Latino Book Awards 2011 winners announced

Two of Contacto Latino Libros’ nominated books received recognition at the May 25th ceremony in New York City. Congratulations to “Plumbago Torres y el Sueño Americano” (novel, Ani Palacios Mc Bride) and “Living in a Double World: a practical guided tour through the immigration experience” (self-help, Ana Maria Quevedo). Last year, Ani Palacios Mc Bride won two International Latino Book  Awards with “Nos vemos en Purgatorio” (novel, Alfaguara).

A. CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

Best Educational Children’s Book – Spanish
First Place, Quiero Ser Chef, Mary R. Dunn, The Rosen Publishing Group
Second Place, Quiero Hacer Peliculas, Mary R. Dunn, The Rosen Publishing Group
Honorable Mention, Quiero Ser Piloto de Carreras, Katie Franks, The Rosen Publishing Group

Best Educational Children’s Book – Bilingual
First Place, Nos Vamos a La Gran Barrera de Australia, Georgette Baker, Cantemos
Second Place, Jaguars and Other Latin American Wild Cats, Zella Williams, The Rosen Publishing Group
Second Place, Coqui Frogs and Other Latin American Frogs, Zella Williams, The Rosen Publishing Group
Honorable Mention, Quetzals and Other Latin American Birds, Zella Williams, The Rosen Publishing Group

Best Children’s Picture Book – English
First Place, Me, Frida, Amy Novesky, Abrams Books For Young Readers
Second Place, The Tooth Fairy Meets El Ratón Pérez, René Colato Laínez, Tricycle Press
Second Place, My Shoes and I, René Colato Laínez, Boyds Mills Press
Honorable Mention, La Noche Buena, Antonio Sacre, Abrams Books For Young Readers

Best Children’s Picture Book – Spanish
First Place, Manual de Piratas, Monica Carretero, Cuento de Luz
Second Place, La Gallina Cocorina, Mar Pavon, Cuento de Luz
Honorable Mention, Kiki Koki, La Leyenda Encantada del Coquí, Ed Rodriguez, Idearworks

Best Children’s Picture Book – Bilingual
First Place, From North to South/Del Norte al Sur, René Colato Laínez, Children’s Book Press
First Place, Grandma’s Chocolate/El Chocolate de Abuelita, Mara Price, Arte Publico Press
Honorable Mention, Let Me Help!/¡Quiero Ayudar!, Alma Flor Ada, Children’s Book Press

Best Young Adult Fiction – English
First Place, When the Stars Go Blue, Barbara Caridad Ferrer, Thomas Dunne Books
Second Place, The Red Umbrella, Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Alfred A. Knopf Publishing
Honorable Mention, Masters of the Sea: The Adventures of Jules Verne’s Mathias Sandorf, George J. Rios, iUniverse
Honorable Mention, Father Knows Best, Lynda Sandoval, Bold Strokes Books, Inc.

Best Young Adult Fiction – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Tigre, Tigre, Lynne Reid Banks, Editorial Bambu
Second Place, El Último Muerto, Fernando Lalana, Editorial Bambu
Honorable Mention, Kid Cyclone Fights the Devil and Other Stories/Kid Ciclon se enfrenta a El Diablo y otors cuentos, Xavier Garza, Arte Publico Press

Best Young Adult Nonfiction – English
First Place, East Side Dreams, Art Rodriguez, Dream House Press

Best Young Adult Nonfiction – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Secreto para adolescentes, Paul Harrington, Atria Books
Second Place, A Bailar, Maria Villegas/Jennie Kent, Villegas Editores

Best Young Adult Sports/Recreation – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Mexico/México, José María Obregón, The Rosen Publishing Group
Second Place, Argentina, José María Obregón, The Rosen Publishing Group
Honorable Mention, A Bailar, Maria Villegas/Jennie Kent, Villegas Editores

B. NON-FICTION

Best Arts Book – English
First Place, Carmen Lomas Garza, Constance Cortez, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center
Second Place, Manhatitlan, Felipe Galindo, Jorge Pinto Press

Best Arts Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Libro de los Libros, Fabio Ramírez, S.J., Villegas Editores
Second Place, Luis Caballero Erótico, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Luis Fernando Pelaez, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Monica Meira, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Una Coleccion De Arte Cubano, Claudio Marinelli, Editemos Estrategias Editoriales

Best Biography – English
First Place, Bandido: The Life and Times of Tiburcio Vasquez, John Boessenecker, University of Oklahoma Press
Second Place, Americo Paredes – In His Own Words, Manuel Medrano, University of North Texas Press
Honorable Mention, Captive: 2,147 Days of Terror in the Colombian Jungle, Clara Rojas, Atria Books
Honorable Mention, The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hopes and Healing, Laura and Jorge Posada, Atria Books
Honorable Mention, Second Communion, Nash Candelaria, Bilingual Review Press
Honorable Mention, Meant to Be, Rutino Lara, Tate Publishing
Honorable Mention, Madre and I: A Memoir of our Immigrant Lives, Guillermo Reyes, University of Wisconsin Press
Honorable Mention, East Side Dreams, Art Rodriguez, Dream House Press
Honorable Mention, The Blessing Next to the Wound, Hector Aristizabal and Diana Lefer, Lantern Books

Best Biography – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Sonia Sotomayor, Carmen I. Bernier-Grand, Marshall Cavendish
Second Place, El Negocio del doro, Araceli Martinez-Rose, Instituto de Cultura de Baja California
Honorable Mention, Scenes from la cuenca de Los Angeles y otros Natural Disasters, Susana Chávez Silverman, University of Wisconsin Press

Best Business Book – English
First Place, The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and land the Job You Want, Lizandra Vega, Amacom

Best Business Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Exito Total Mercadotecnia Evolutiva, Carlos Flores, Evolution Publishing House
Second Place, 10-10-10: 10 Minutós, 10 Años; Un método para tomar decisiones que transformara su vida, Suzy Welch, Atria Books

Best Gift Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Orquídeas Especies de Colombia, Pedro Ortiz Valdivieso S.J., Villegas Editores
Second Place, El Próximo Lugar, Warren Hanson, Tristan Publishing
Honorable Mention, El libro de los dias 2011 de Mosaico Espiritual, Adaptádo y traducido por Ana Galán, Duncan Baird Publishers

Best History/Political Book – English
First Place, Santa Fe Nativa, A. Gabriel Meléndez, Enrique Lamadrid, and Rosalie C. Otero, University of New Mexico Press
Second Place, The Last Narco, Malcolm Beith, Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Second Place, Crossing with the Virgin: Stories from the Migrant Trail, Kathryn Ferguson, Norma A. Price, Ted Parks, University of Arizona Press

Best History/Political Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Jockey Club Que Yo Conoci, Alfonso Davila, Villegas Editores

Best Reference Book – English
First Place, Hispanic New York: A Source Book, Claudio Ivan Remeseira, Columbia University Press
Second Place, The Mexican Museum of San Francisco Papers, 1971-2006, Karen Mary Davalos, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Best Reference Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Libro de los Libros, Fabio Ramírez, S.J., Villegas Editores

Best Cookbook – English
First Place, Daisy: Morning, Noon and Night, Daisy Martinez, Atria Books
Second Place, Daisy’s Holiday Cooking: Delicious Latin Recipes for Effortless Entertaining, Daisy Martinez, Atria Books

Best Cookbook – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Daisy: Mañana, Mediodia y Noche , Daisy Martinez, Atria Books
Second Place, Cocina Tradicional Peruana, Flavio Solorzano Alvarez, Editorial Septiembre – Lima – Peru

Best Health Book – English
First Place, The Latina Guide to Health, Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., MS, Newmarket Press
Second Place, Nutrition Map: Your Guide to Eating Healthy in the Real World, Yvonne Quinones Syto, Create Space

Best Health Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, La Guía de Salud, Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., MS, Newmarket Press
Second Place, Mapa de Nutricion: Tu Guía para una Alimentacion Saludable en la Vida Real, Yvonne Quinones Syto, Create Space

Best Religious Book – English
First Place, Meant to Be, Rutino Lara, Tate Publishing

Best Religious Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Yoga del Bhagavad Guita, Paramahansa Yogananda, Self Realization Fellowship
Second Place, El Próximo Lugar, Warren Hanson, Tristan Publishing

Best Self-help Book – English
First Place, Healing the Sexually Abused Heart: A Workbook for Survivors, Thrivers, and Supporters, Jaime J. Romo, WPR Publishing
Second Place, Living in a Double World: a practical guided tour through the immigration experience, Ana María Quevedo, Contacto Latino Libros

Best Self-help Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Latina Power: using Your 7 strengths to say no to abusive relationships – A Latina Power Workbook, Dr. Ana Nogales, Casa De La Familia
Second Place, Pensamiento Creativo, Antonio Velez, Juan Diego Velez, Ana Cristina Velez, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Sexo Sin Misterio, Flavia Dos Santos, Villegas Editores

Best Spiritual/New Age Book – English
First Place, The Six Seasonal Amendments, A Hispanic Inspiration, George Zamalea, Romeo Group Press

Best Spiritual/New Age Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, El Yoga del Bhagavad Guita, Paramahansa Yogananda, Self Realization Fellowship
Second Place, El Próximo Lugar, Warren Hanson, Tristan Publishing

Best Travel Book – Spanish or Bilingual
Second Place, Bogotá Vuelo al Pasado, Luis Carlos Colón Llamas, Villegas Editores

Best Women’s Issues Book – English
First Place, Abuse Hidden Behind The Badge, Rosaura Torres, Torres Publishing Group, LLC

Best Women’s Issues Book – Spanish or Bilingual
Second Place, Sexo Sin Misterio, Flavia Dos Santos, Villegas Editores

Best eBook – Nonfction – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, La Familia en forma, Laura Posada and Jorge Posada, Atria Books

C. FICTION

Best Popular Fiction – English
First Place, Vida, Patricia Engel, Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Second Place, Breathing in Dust, Tim Z. Hernandez, Texas Tech University Press
Second Place, The Moses Expedition, Juan Gomez-Jurado, Atria Books
Honorable Mention, King of the Chicanos, Manuel Ramos, Wings Press
Honorable Mention, The Name Partner, Carlos Cisneros, Arte Publico Press
Honorable Mention, Café Dulcet, Chiquis Barrøn, Chiquis Barron
Honorable Mention, Try to Remember, Iris Gomez, Grand Central Publishing
Honorable Mention, Three Kings, Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, St. Martin’s Press

Best Popular Fiction – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Egon, Edgard Westendorp, Villegas Editores
Second Place, El Orden Natural de los Cosas, Fernando Olszanski, LinkGua USA
Honorable Mention, Técnicamente humanos y otras historias extraviadas, Cecilia Eudare, Letra Roja

Best Novel – Adventure/Drama – English
First Place, This Time Tomorrow, Michael Jaine-Becerra, Thomas Dunne Books
Second Place, The Moses Expedition, Juan Gomez-Jurado, Atria Books
Honorable Mention, King of the Chicanos, Manuel Ramos, Wings Press

Best Novel – Adventure/Drama – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Egon, Edgard Westendorp, Villegas Editores
Second Place, Virginia Casta, Patricia Castañeda, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Plumbago Torres y el Sueño Americano, Ani Palacios Mc Bride, Contacto Latino Libros
Honorable Mention, Entre Encajes y Cadenas, Victor Paz Otero, Villegas Editores

Best Novel – Historical – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Entre Encajes y Cadenas, Victor Paz Otero, Villegas Editores

Best Novel – Mystery – English
First Place, The Black Minutes, Martín Solares, Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Second Place, The Superman Project, A.E. Roman, Minotaur

Best Novel – Romance – English
Honorable Mention, Getting Rid of Stupid: Culprit of Their Depression, Lisa Lynn Ramos, iUniverse

Best Novel – Romance – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Virginia Casta, Patricia Castañeda, Villegas Editores

Best Graphic Novel – English
First Place, Pepito, Harold Jessurun López, Third Eye Publications

Best Graphic Novel – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Los Chistes de Pepito, Harold Jessurun López, Third Eye Publications

Best Poetry Book – English
First Place, Camino del Sol: Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing, Edited by Rigoberto González, University of Arizona Press
Second Place, Flamenco Hips and Red Mud Feet, Dixie Salazar, University of Arizona Press Second Place, Glow of Our Sweat, Francisco Aragón, Scapegoat Press
Honorable Mention, Torch Song Tango Choir, Julie Sophia Paegle, University of Arizona Press Honorable Mention, Each and Her, Valerie Martinez, University of Arizona Press
Honorable Mention, Furia, Ire’ne Lara Silva, Mouthfeel Press
Honorable Mention, Flexible Bones, Maria Melendez, University of Arizona Press

Best Poetry Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Grandes Poemas de Amor, Ana Galán, Club Mosaico
Second Place, Acandilados del Sueño, Antonieta Villamilc, Caza de Poesia
Honorable Mention, Mañanayer, Miguel Falquez-Certain, Book Press NY

D. DESIGN

Best Cover Design
First Place, Luis Fernando Pelaez, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Second Place, Monica Meira, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, I Wasn’t Born a Teacher, David Bueno-Hill, Broken Wing Press

Best Cover Illustration
First Place, Jack y El Gigante Capuchino, Maria Villegas/Jennie Kent, Villegas Editores
Second Place, Coyote O’Donohughe’s History of Texas, Gronk (Artist), What Books Press

Best Interior Design
First Place, Luis Fernando Pelaez, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Second Place, Apartamentos de Bogota, Benjamin Villegas, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Colombia Desplegada, Joselyn Gomez Baron, Villegas Editores

Best Use of Photos
First Place, Orquideas Especies de Colombia, Villegas Editores
Second Place, Bogotá Vuelo al Pasado, Luis Carlos Colón Llamas, Villegas Editores

E. AUDIO

Best Children’s Audio Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, Dance of the Eggshells/Baile de los Cascarones, Carla Aragón, University of New Mexico Press

F. THE MARIPOSA AWARDS

Mariposa Award: Best First Book – English
First Place, The Scoundrel and the Optimist, Maceo Montoya, Bilingual Review Press
Second Place, Café Dulcet, Chiquis Barrøn, Chiquis Barron
Honorable Mention, Meant to Be, Rutino Lara, Tate Publishing

Mariposa Award: Best First Book – Spanish or Bilingual
First Place, The Adventures of Jedediah The Mule, Dr. Auta Buzel, Author House
Second Place, Colombia Desplegada, Joselyn Gomez Baron, Villegas Editores
Honorable Mention, Mona, the Story of the Monarch Butter”y, Wanda Delgado Albizu, Xlibris

 

 

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