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High Plains Book Awards

High Plains Book Award Banquet
Thank you to the writers and their friends and families, along with all the other guests who joined us for the 2014 High Plains Book Awards banquet. You were a joy to host!

Nominations for the 2015 High Plains Book Awards, honoring books first published in 2014, will open January 9, 2015

2014 High Plains Book Award Winners:

Let Him Go
Rough Breaks
 Grey Dog Big Sky
Let Him Go
Larry Watson
Milkweed Editions
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Rough Breaks: A Wyoming High Country Memoir
Laurie Wagner Buyer

University of Oklahoma Press
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 Grey Dog Big Sky
Sheryl Noethe

Foothills Publishing
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 First Book
 Woman Writer
 Art & Photography


 america revisited

Gwen Florio

The Permanent Press
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Kim McCullough

Coteau Books
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Karl Bodmer's America Revisited: Landscape Views Across Time
W. R. Wood & R. M. Lindholm

University of Oklahoma Press
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 Short Stories
 Young Adult Book
 Children's Book
cowboys and east indians black helicopters

baba's babushka

Cowboys and East Indians
Nina McConigley

FiveChapters Books
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Black Helicopters
Blythe Woolston

Candlewick Press
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Baba's Babushka
Marion Mutala
Your Nickel's Worth Publishing
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Medicine and Science Book
 in the shadow of the sabertooth  
In the Shadow of the Sabertooth: A Renegade Naturalist Considers Global Warming, the First Americans and the Terrible Beasts of the Pleistocene
Doug Peacock
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hpba logoAward Sponsors

Billings Public Library Board of Trustees, Billings Public Library Foundation, Stella Fong & Joe Dillard, Friends of the Billings Public Library, Sharon Ilie, Robert & Susan Lubbers, Joan McCracken, MSU-Billings, The Ucross Foundation, The Writer's Voice, Yellowstone Art Museum, and the Zonta Club of Billings.

About the High Plains Book Awards
The Billings Public Library Board has established the High Plains Book Awards to recognize regional authors and/or literary works which examine and reflect life on the High Plains including the states of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, Colorado, and Kansas, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

For more information, contact us.