2014x Winners

iction
 
Winners - Tied
Alretha Thomas, Four Ladies Only 
Michele  Grant, Losing to Win
 
Runner Ups
• Mary Monroe, Lost Daughters (Mama Ruby)
• Victoria Christopher Murray, ReShonda Tate Billingsley, Fortune & Fame: A Novel  
• Cynthia Bond, Ruby: A Novel  
• Pamela Samuels Young, Anybody's Daughter (Angela Evans Series No. 2) 
 
Non-Fiction
 
Winner
Gil L. Robertson IV (Editor)
Where Did Our Love Go: Love and Relationships in the African-American Community   
 
Runner Up
• Tanya Lee Stone, Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers
• Sampson Davis, Lisa Frazier Page , Living and Dying in Brick City: An E.R. Doctor Returns Home 
• Robin Quivers, The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life  
• Daya Devi-Dooli, Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Growth for the African American Community: If You Can Breathe You Can Do Yoga and Find Inner and Outer Peace 
 
 
Non-Fiction – Biography & Memoir:
 
Winner
Misty Copeland, Charisse Jones, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina 
 
Runner Ups
• Donald R. Ware, The Chariot Has Come  
• Terry Teachout, Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington  
• Kevin Cook, Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar  
• Bevelyn Charlene Expos, On the Land of My Father: A Farm Upbringing in Segregated
Mississippi
 
 
Poetry:
 
Winner
James B. Golden, Bull: The Journey of a Freedom Icon 
 
Runner Ups
• Kwame Alexander, The Crossover  
• April Mitchell Gatewood, Reflections   
• Dexter L. Booth, Scratching the Ghost: Poems  
• Gerald W. Jones, Reflections of Life: Therapeutic Poetry to Stimulate Contemplative Thoughts  
 
Children/Young Readers:
 
Winner
Karen English, Dog Days: The Carver Chronicles, Book One  
 
Runner Ups
• Sharon Dennis Wyeth, The Granddaughter Necklace  
• Amy Novesky, Vanessa Brantley, Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the Dog Who Loved Her  
• Truth Thomas (Author), Cory Thomas (Illustrator), My TV is Not the Boss of Me  
• Valerie Jackson & Yolanda Allen, The Chocolate Princess in the Land of Plenty  
• Debbie Levy, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator), We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song  
 
Children/Young Adult:
 
Winner
Kelli London, Beware of Boys  
 
Runner Ups
• Tonya Bolden, Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty 
• Valerie C. Woods, Katrin's Chronicles: The Canon of Jacquelene Dyanne, Volume 1  
• Melanie Crowder, Parched 
• Carl Deuker, Swagger
 
 
2014 Book Club Longevity Award:  
• Winner: SistahsReadin’Books Book Club, So. CA
 
2014 African-American Publisher of the Year Award:
• Winner: Tony Rose, Amber Communications, Inc.