Welcome Books Picks Up Five out of Five Major Book Awards

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Awards & Nominations Stack Up from IPPY, Next Generation, Nautilus,
James Beard, ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year

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New York, NY, May 8, 2013 – Small, but mighty, Manhattan-based, Random House-distributed Welcome Books has reeled in a clutch of prestigious awards and nominations for four of their Fall 2012 titles.

We’ve been incredibly lucky in the past but five out of five is magnificent. Bravo creators!” exclaimed Welcome Books founder and publisher, Lena Tabori.

The awards and award nominations bestowed on Welcome Books 2012 titles are as follows:

Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing The World One Nonprofit At a Time by Katrina Fried, Photographs by Paul Mobley

  • Nautilus Gold Grand Winner, General Adult
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Finalist, Social Sciences*
  • IPPY Outstanding Book of the Year, Most Likely to Save the Planet

The American Nurse: Photographs & Interviews by Carolyn Jones

  • Nautilus Silver Award, Photography/Art category
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, Social Sciences, finalist*
  • Indie Next Generation Book Award, Coffee Table Book/Photography

Afield: Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish by Jesse Griffiths, with photographs by Jody Horton

  • IPPY Bronze Award in the Cookbook category
  • James Beard Foundation Book Awards, Nominee Finalist
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, Cooking, finalist*

Artists in Love: From Picasso & Gilot to Christo & Jeanne-Claude – A Century of Creative and Romantic Partnerships by Veronica Kavass

  • IPPY Gold Award in the Fine Arts category
  • Foreword Reviews Book of the Year, Art, finalist*

*Winners will be announced at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, on June 28th.

More about the various awards after the jump. See current and previous award-winning Welcome Books titles here.

Media Contact: Andy Reynolds, 212-989-3200, andy@welcomebooks.com

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