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    Dear Committee Members

    Julie Schumacher 9780385538138

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Oregon Book Award

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The Oregon Book Awards are presented annually by Literary Arts, Inc. for the finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in the genres of Fiction, Poetry, Literary Nonfiction, Drama, and Young Readers Literature. Listed here are the winners in both Fiction and Nonfiction categories.

  1. Extra Famous (Calvin Coconut) New Trade Paper $6.99

Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature

Publisher Comments: There are zombies at Kailua beach!! Well, kind of. Fourth-grader Calvin Coconut and his friends have been recruited by Benny Obi (the boy from Kung Fooey who liked to tell crazy stories and ate bugs) to be extras in his uncle's movie: ... (read more)


  1. The Theory of Everything Sale Hardcover $9.98

Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature

Publisher Comments: One part Libba Bray's GOING BOVINE, two parts String Theory, and three parts love story equals a whimsical novel that will change the way you think about the world. Sophie Sophia is obsessed with music from the late eighties. She also... (read more)


  1. Duel with the Devil: The True Story... Used Hardcover $17.95

Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction

Publisher Comments: Duel with the Devil is acclaimed historian Paul Collins’ remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued — a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined... (read more)


  1. The Orchardist (P.S.)
    Used Trade Paper $7.95

Oregon Book Award for Readers Choice Award

Publisher Comments: A Best Book of the Year Washington Post • Seattle Times • The Oregonian National Public Radio • Amazon • Kirkus Reviews Publishers Weekly • The Daily Beast An Indie Next Pick A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick At the turn... (read more)


Oregon Book Award for Fiction

Publisher Comments: The Unreal and the Real is a major event not to be missed. In this two-volume selection of Ursula K. Le Guin's best short stories — as selected by the National Book Award winning author herself — the reader will be delighted, provoked, amused... (read more)


  1. Wedlocked: A Memoir Used Trade Paper $11.95

Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction

Publisher Comments: Married writer Jay Ponteri finds himself infatuated with a woman other than his wife and writes a manuscript to explore his feelings. Discovery of this manuscript understandably strains his marriage. Wedlocked offers readers an intimate, idiosyncratic... (read more)

Awards for 2014

  1. Oregon Book Award for Children's Literature

    1. $8.50 Used Hardcover add to wish list

      Extra Famous (Calvin Coconut)

      Graham Salisbury 9780385742207
    Publisher Comments: There are zombies at Kailua beach!! Well, kind of. Fourth-grader Calvin Coconut and his friends have been recruited by Benny Obi (the boy from Kung Fooey who liked to tell crazy stories and ate bugs) to be extras in his uncle's movie: ... (read more)
  2. Oregon Book Award for Young Adult Literature

    1. $12.50 Used Hardcover add to wish list

      The Theory of Everything

      Kari Luna 9780399256264
    Publisher Comments: One part Libba Bray's GOING BOVINE, two parts String Theory, and three parts love story equals a whimsical novel that will change the way you think about the world. Sophie Sophia is obsessed with music from the late eighties. She also... (read more)
  3. Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction

    1. $17.95 Used Hardcover add to wish list
    Publisher Comments: Duel with the Devil is acclaimed historian Paul Collins’ remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued — a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined... (read more)
  4. Oregon Book Award Readers Choice Award

    1. $8.50 Used Trade Paper add to wish list

      The Orchardist (P.S.)

      Amanda Coplin 9780062188519
    Publisher Comments: A Best Book of the Year Washington Post • Seattle Times • The Oregonian National Public Radio • Amazon • Kirkus Reviews Publishers Weekly • The Daily Beast An Indie Next Pick A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick At the turn... (read more)
  5. Oregon Book Award for Fiction

    1. $24.00 New Hardcover add to wish list
    Publisher Comments: The Unreal and the Real is a major event not to be missed. In this two-volume selection of Ursula K. Le Guin's best short stories — as selected by the National Book Award winning author herself — the reader will be delighted, provoked, amused... (read more)
  6. Oregon Book Award for Creative Nonfiction

    1. $11.95 Used Trade Paper add to wish list

      Wedlocked: A Memoir

      Jay Ponteri 9780983850489
    Publisher Comments: Married writer Jay Ponteri finds himself infatuated with a woman other than his wife and writes a manuscript to explore his feelings. Discovery of this manuscript understandably strains his marriage. Wedlocked offers readers an intimate, idiosyncratic... (read more)

Past Winners

  1. Children's Literature 2013

    Drawing from Memory
    New Hardcover $17.99
  2. Creative Nonfiction 2013

    Crazy Enough
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  3. Fiction 2013

    Shards
    Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  4. General Nonfiction 2013

    The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story...
    Used Hardcover $10.95
  5. Poetry 2013

    Fjords Vol. 1 Used Trade Paper $12.00
  6. Readers Choice Award 2013

    Wild: From Lost to Found on the...
    Used Hardcover $12.50
  7. Young Adult Literature 2013

    Blue Thread
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  8. Children's Literature 2012

    Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii... Used Trade Paper $4.95
  9. Fiction 2012

    The Sisters Brothers
    Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  10. General Nonfiction 2012

    Imperial Japan at Its Zenith: The... Used Hardcover $27.50
  11. Graphic Literature 2012

    Footnotes in Gaza New Trade Paper $25.00
  12. Poetry 2012

    Curses and Wishes: Poems
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  13. Readers Choice Award 2012

    The Chronology of Water: A Memoir
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  14. Young Adult Literature 2012

    Wildwing Used Hardcover $11.95
  15. Children's Literature 2011

    Calvin Coconut: The Zippy Fix... Used Hardcover $8.95
  16. Creative Nonfiction 2011

    The Far Corner: Northwestern Views... Used Hardcover $15.50
  17. General Nonfiction 2011

    Savages and Scoundrels: The Untold... Used Trade Paper $7.50
  18. Poetry 2011

    The Book of Men and Women (Pacific... New Hardcover $21.50

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