A celebration of Nebraska books

Written by Tina Walker, Library Services Associate
walkertj@unk.edu

The Nebraska Center for the Book is celebrating Nebraska authors on November 6, 2010.  The Calvin T. Ryan Library display for November 6 – 12 will celebrate the following award winning books:

1. 2010 Jane Geske Award Winner

Plainsongs – poetry magazine of Hastings College

2. 2010 One Book One Nebraska Winner

The Home Place – by Wright Morris

3. 2010 Nebraska Book Award Winners

Anthology:
African Americans on the Great Plains: An Anthology – by Bruce A. Glasrud and Charles A. Braithwaite

Anthology Honor:
The Loren Eiseley Reader – by Loren C. Eisley

Cover/Design/Illustration:
“I Do Not Apologize for the Length of This Letter”: The Mari Sandoz Letters on Native American Rights, 1940-1965 –  by Mari Sandoz and Kimberli A. Lee

Cover/Design/Illustration Honor:
Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild – by Michael Forsberg

Fiction:
A Sandhills Ballad –  by Ladette Randolph

Nonfiction:
“I Am a Man”: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice – by Joe Starita

Nonfiction Honor:
Louise Pound: Scholar, Athlete, Feminist Pioneer – by Robert Cochran

Poetry:
Garden of Stars – by Dwaine Spieker

Young Adult:
Some Girls Bite
– by Chloe Neill

UPDATED NOV. 11Images of this display are posted on the library’s Flickr account.