Professional & Technical


See below for the list of 2021 winners in the PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: The Official Guide to APA Style
2021 Gold Winner

Author: American Psychological Association

Publisher: American Psychological Association

ISBN: 978-1-4338-3217-8

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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields.

The Podiatry Practice Business Solution: Everything You Need to Know to Flourish in Your Podiatry Business
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Dr. Peter Wishnie

Publisher: Stonebrook Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-7339958-5-6

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Podiatrists have long had difficulty finding a resource that addresses their specific needs to manage their practice as a business. This book teaches you how to manage every aspect of your business to make it more efficient, all for the purpose of being much more profitable.

Tech Like a Pirate: Using Classroom Technology to Create an Experience and Make Learning Memorable
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Matt Miller

Publisher: Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.

ISBN: 978-1-951600-20-4

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Tech Like a PIRATE offers an accessible, engaging, and empowering toolkit for educators looking to innovate and engage their classes through technology. It’s full of practical examples that are rooted in research, best practices, and solid pedagogy, and it’s accompanied by a treasure trove of additional resources at


See below for the list of 2020 winners in the PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.

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Urban Grids: Handbook for Regular City Design
2020 Gold Winner

Authors: Joan Busquets, Dingliang Yang, and Michael Keller

Publisher: ORO Editions

ISBN: 978-1-940743-95-0

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Urban Grids analyzes cities and urban projects that utilize the grid as the main structural device for allowing rational development, and proposes speculative design projects that suggest new urban paradigms drawn from the grid.

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Farmall Cub Encyclopedia: The Essential Guide to Models, History, Implements, and Repair
2020 Silver Winner

Authors: Kenneth Updike and Rachel Gingell

Publisher: Octane Press LLC

ISBN: 978-1-937747-25-1

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The Farmall Cub Encyclopedia provides step-by-step instruction for maintenance and repair as well as an in-depth history of all models, making it both an introduction and an authoritative resource for the novice and experienced tractor owner alike.

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Motorcycle Accident Reconstruction
2020 Silver Winner

Authors: Nathan A. Rose and William T.C. Neale

Publisher: SAE International

ISBN: 978-0-7680-9507-4

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Written by two specialists who provide analyses of physical factors that affect motorcycle visibility, motorcycle usage at night, and human factors in motorcycle crashes.

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The Place Economy, Vol 2: From Nations to Neighbourhoods, Countries to Communities
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Hoyne

Publisher: Hoyne

ISBN: 978-0-9953771-7-2

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The Place Economy™ is a resource book on the social and economic benefits of effective placemaking.

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