ForeWord Magazine announced finalists this month for its 2005 Book of the Year Award. As always, Book Publishers Northwest members were well represented on this list. Among the titles named were:
The Pen and the Key (Anthologies), 74th Street Productions
Franca’s Story (Memoir), Wimer Publishing
Little Yellow Pear Tomatoes (Children’s Picture Book), Illumination Arts
Adventures of Riley (Environment), Eaglemont Press
Mission to Madagascar, (Environment), Eaglemont Press
A jury of librarians, booksellers and reviewers are selected to judge the categories for entry, and they select winners and finalists based on editorial excellence and professional production as well as the originality of the narrative and the value the book adds to its genre.
If any BPNW member was missed in this announcement, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.