2021 FINALISTS - REFERENCE
See below for the list of 2021 finalists in the REFERENCE category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Register to attend the virtual award ceremony (May 11-14, 2021) to learn which book wins Gold.
Federal Resume Guidebook, Seventh Edition: First-ever Book on Federal Resume Writing Featuring the Outline Format
Author: Kathryn Troutman
Publisher: Resume Place, Inc.
This 7th Edition includes 17 samples of the Outline Format Federal Resume with ALL CAP KEYWORDS and accomplishments in the Work History Section. If you want a federal position or to get promoted - get this book! This format can help you get Best Qualified and Referred to a manager.
Healthcare Heroes: The Medical Careers Guide
Authors: Mary Choy, PharmD, BCGP, FASHP and Michele B. Kaufman, PharmD, BCGP
Publisher: Sigel Press
Healthcare Heroes gives you the no-holds-barred version of what it’s really like to be a healthcare professional in the 21st century. This award-winning book features some of the best and top healthcare jobs, with expert insights and strategies to help readers find their best career path.
Wine and the White House: A History
Author: Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
Publisher: White House Historical Association
Whether you’re a devotee of presidential history, a lover of wine, or both, Wine and the White House: A History is sure to prove informative and entertaining. The first book of its kind, it is a comprehensive journey through the history of White House hospitality that explores every president’s experience of wine. The fully illustrated pages also feature memorable presidential toasts, menus from historic White House gatherings, a catalog of vintages served, and spectacular new photography of the White House glassware collection.
2020 WINNERS - REFERENCE
See below for the list of 2020 winners in the REFERENCE category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.
Data Story: Explain Data and Inspire Action Through Story
2020 Gold Winner
Author: Nancy Duarte
Publisher: IdeaPress Publishing
Learn to transform numbers into persuasive narratives in this visual book from best-selling author and legendary presentation coach Nancy Duarte.
Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home, 7th Edition
2020 Silver Winner
Authors: Ilona Bray, Ann O'Connell, and Marcia Stewart
With input from 15-plus experts on real estate, mortgages, contract law, and inspections, this fun-to-read guide offers everything a buyer needs to buy a home.
Preserving Old Barns: Preventing the Loss of a Valuable Resource
2020 Silver Winner
Authors: John C. Porter and Francis Gilman with photography by Lowell H. Fewster
Publisher: Peter E. Randall Publisher
The best book for barn lovers! This well-illustrated, full-color, second edition provides a practical understanding of the history, function, and preservation of old barns.
Independent Book Publishers Association
Founded to support independent publishers nationwide, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) leads and serves the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. With over 3,200 members, IBPA is the largest independent publishing association in the U.S. Its vision is a world where every independent publisher has the access, knowledge, and tools needed to professionally engage in all aspects of an inclusive publishing industry.
For more information, visit www.ibpa-online.org.