Minnesota Book Awards Winners 2020

Children's Literature:

A Map Into the World by Kao Kalia Yang, illustrated by Seo Kim
Carolrhoda Books/Lerner Publishing Group

General Nonfiction:

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer
Riverhead Books/Penguin Random House

Genre Fiction:

Black Leopard, Red Wolf  by Marlon James
Riverhead Books/Penguin Random House

Memoir & Creative Nonfiction:

All the Wild Hungers by Karen Babine
Milkweed Editions

Middle Grade Literature:

The Line Tender by Kate Allen
Dutton Children's Books/Penguin Random House

Minnesota Nonfiction:

Slavery's Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State by Christopher P. Lehman
Minnesota Historical Society Press

Novel & Short Story:

Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions by Sheila O’Connor
Rose Metal Press

Poetry:

Bodega by Su Hwang
Milkweed Editions

Young Adult Literature:

Catfishing on CatNet by Naomi Kritzer
Tor Teen/Macmillan Publishing Group

2020 Book Artist Award Winner:

My Mighty Journey written by John Coy and illustrated by Gaylord Schanilec
Minnesota Historical Society Press

 

A Map Into the World Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Seo Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541538368
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 1st, 2019

Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness. --Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday

A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world.


The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399573194
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 5th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220188
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

One of TIME’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize 

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

The New York Times Bestseller

Named a Best Book of 2019 by The Wall Street Journal, TIME, NPR, GQ, Vogue, and The Washington Post


All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571313720
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Published: Milkweed Editions - January 8th, 2019

"My sister is pregnant with a Lemon this week, Week 14, and this is amusing. My mother's uterine tumor, the size of a cabbage, is Week 30, and this is terrifying."


The Line Tender Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780735231610
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Published: Puffin Books - April 21st, 2020

Funny, poignant, and deeply moving, The Line Tender is a story of nature's enduring mystery and a girl determined to find meaning and connection within it.


Slavery's Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681341354
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Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - October 1st, 2019

From the 1840s through the end of the Civil War, leading Minnesotans invited slaveholders and their wealth into the free territory and free state of Minnesota, enriching the area's communities and residents. Dozens of southern slaveholders and people raised in slaveholding families purchased land and backed Minnesota businesses.


Evidence of V: A Novel in Fragments, Facts, and Fictions Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781941628195
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Rose Metal Press - October 15th, 2019

Bodega: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315243
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Published: Milkweed Editions - October 8th, 2019

Finalist for the 2021 Kate Tufts Discovery Award

Winner of the 2020 Minnesota Book Award in Poetry


Catfishing on CatNet: A Novel (A CatNet Novel #1) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250165084
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Published: Tor Teen - November 19th, 2019

LODESTAR AWARD WINNER FOR BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK

From Hugo and Locus Award-winning author Naomi Kritzer, Catfishing on CatNet is a thought-provoking near future YA thriller that could not be more timely as it explores issues of online privacy, artificial intelligence, and the power and perils of social networks.


My Mighty Journey: A Waterfall's Story Cover Image
By John Coy, Gaylord Schanilec (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681340081
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (Subject to Availability)
Published: Minnesota Historical Society Press - October 1st, 2019

I am
a powerful
waterfall.
I listen.
I pay attention.
I have a long memory.
You might find it hard to believe,
but I have moved through time.