2016 Human Relations Indie Book Awards Categories & Results


Children’s Book Categories

School Age Human Relations Children’s Indie Book

Gold Winner- The Incredible Cam Man by Natalie Chase (Belle Isle Books)

Pre-Teen/Teen Human Relations Children’s Indie Book

Gold Winner- Seeing Jesus by Phillip T. Stephens (Too Bright Girls Publications)

Family Human Relations Children’s Indie Book

Gold Winner (Tie)-Everybody Cooks! STEM Facts and Recipes for Family Cooperation and Healthier Eating by Renee Heiss (Entelechy Education)

Gold Winner (Tie)- B at Home: Emma Moves Again by Valerie Besanceney (Summertime Publishing)

Silver Winner- Emma’s Dilemma by Molly McCluskey-Shipman (Goldmines Publishing)

Bronze Winner (Tie)- The Incredible Cam Man by Natalie Chase (Belle Isle Books)

Bronze Winner (Tie)- Seeing Jesus by Phillip T. Stephens (Too Bright Girls Publications)

Health Human Relations Children’s Indie Book

Gold Winner- Guardian of Dreams by Wendy Torrel (White Tulip Publishing)

Silver Winner- The Incredible Cam Man by Natalie Chase (Belle Isle Books)

Self-Esteem Human Relations Children’s Indie Book

Gold Winner- Seeing Jesus by Phillip T. Stephens (Too Bright Girls Publications)

Fiction Category

Realistic Human Relations Fiction Book

Gold Winner (Tie)- Fowl Play: A Novel in Three Acts by Steven Leigh Morris (Padaro Press)

Gold Winner (Tie)- Autism Goes to School by Sharon A. Mitchell (Self-Published)

Silver Winner- Breaking the Silence by Diamante Lavendar (DL Productions/CreateSpace)

Bronze Winner- Beside the Music by BJ Knapp (Self-Published)

Poetry Book Categories

Diversity Poetry Indie Book

Gold Winner- The Book of Emergencies by Rosemarie Dombrowski (Five Oaks Press)

Personal Challenge Indie Poetry Book

Gold Winner- The Book of Emergencies by Rosemarie Dombrowski (Five Oaks Press)

Human Relations Issues Indie Categories

Family Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner (Tie)- I’d Rather Wear Pajamas by Chelsea Walker Flagg (CreateSpace)

Gold Winner (Tie)- Graceful Last Chapters: Helping Seniors Who Need More Care by Cynthia Neher Martindale (BookBaby.com)

Silver Winner- The Olive Picker by Kathyrn Brettell (Self-Published)

Bronze Winner- Everybody Cooks! STEM Facts and Recipes for Family Cooperation and Healthier Eating by Renee Heiss (Entelechy Education)

Historical Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner- The Spirit of Villarosa: A Father’s Extraordinary Adventures; A Son’s Challenge As Told by Horace Dade Ashton, Marc Ashton and Libby J. Atwater (Two Harbors Press)

Problem Solving Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner- How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law by Greer Gurland (CreateSpace)

Silver Winner- Fighting for Freedom in America by Clyde Dee (Outskirts Press)

Inspirational Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner (Tie)- The Olive Picker by Kathyrn Brettell (Self-Published)

Gold Winner (Tie)- Fighting for Freedom in America by Clyde Dee (Outskirts Press)

Silver Winner- Scarred: A Journey of Restoration by Jan Levine (Levine Publishing)

Bronze Winner- How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law by Greer Gurland (CreateSpace)

Self Reflection/Memoir Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner (Tie)- Scarred: A Journey of Restoration by Jan Levine (Levine Publishing)

Gold Winner (Tie)- What Lies Within by Libby J. Atwater (Choose Your Words)

Silver Winner- I’d Rather Wear Pajamas by Chelsea Walker Flagg (CreateSpace)

Bronze Winner (Tie)- The Olive Picker by Kathyrn Brettell (Self-Published)

Bronze Winner (Tie)- Fighting for Freedom in America by Clyde Dee (Outskirts Press)

Honorable Mention- The Spirit of Villarosa: A Father’s Extraordinary Adventures; A Son’s Challenge As Told by Horace Dade Ashton, Marc Ashton and Libby J. Atwater (Two Harbors Press)

Self-Help & Wellness Human Relations Indie Book

Gold Winner (Tie)- Awaken Your Greater Health: How Energy Medicine Opens the Way to Healing by Healing by Heidi DuPree (CreateSpace)

Gold Winner (Tie)- Golden Words: The A to Z Toolkit for Changing Your Life One Word at a Time by Sally Stone (Wisdom Heart)

Silver Winner- The Other Medicine that Really Works: How Energy Medicine Can Help You Heal in Body, Mind and Spirit by Heidi DuPree (CreateSpace)

Bronze Winner- How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law by Greer Gurland (CreateSpace)

Director’s Choice Award Winners

Outstanding Human Relations Adoption Awareness Indie Book

Emma’s Dilemma by Molly McCluskey-Shipman (Goldmines Publishing)

Outstanding Human Relations Aging Indie Book

Graceful Last Chapters: Helping Seniors Who Need More Care by Cynthia Neher Martindale (BookBaby.com)

Outstanding Human Relations Advocacy Indie Book

How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law by Greer Gurland (CreateSpace)

Outstanding Human Relations Life Adjustment Indie Book

Fighting for Freedom in America by Clyde Dee (Outskirts Press)

Outstanding Human Relations Courage Indie Book

Breaking the Silence by Diamante Lavendar (DL Productions/CreateSpace)

Outstanding Human Relations Life Experience Indie Book

Beside the Music by BJ Knapp (Self-Published)

Outstanding Human Relations Healing Indie Book

The Other Medicine that Really Works: How Energy Medicine Can Help You Heal in Body, Mind and Spirit by Heidi DuPree (CreateSpace)