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High Plains Book Awards Finalists 2020

Explore the finalists for the High Plains Book Awards for 2020, celebrating authors from all over the high plains of North America.

Learn about the nominees below.


Fall Back Down When I Die Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316475341
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 7th, 2020

Fiction Finalist


Lakota America: A New History of Indigenous Power (The Lamar Series in Western History) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300215953
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Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019

Nonfiction Finalist


Six Hundred Generations: An Archaeological History of Montana Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781606391112
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Published: Riverbend Publishing - July 2nd, 2019

Medicine & Science Finalist


Forever Neverland Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525579267
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2019

Children's Book Finalist


Qaqavii Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780889955707
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Published: Red Deer Press - September 1st, 2019

Young Adult Book Finalist


Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393357660
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 7th, 2020

Creative Nonfiction Fianlist


Red Chesterfield Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781773850771
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Published: University of Calgary Press - October 15th, 2019

Indigenous Writer Finalist


The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781733426602
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Published: Sweetgrass Books - December 20th, 2019

First Book Finalist


Not a Thing to Comfort You (Iowa Short Fiction Award) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781609386818
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Published: University Of Iowa Press - October 15th, 2019

Short Stories Finalist


Nighthawk Rising: A Biography of Accused Cattle Rustler Queen Ann Bassett of Brown's Park Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781937147167
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Published: High Plains Press - May 20th, 2019

Woman Writer Finalist


One Size Fits None: A Farm Girl’s Search for the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781496205056
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - January 1st, 2019

Nonfiction Finalist


Truth and Beauty in the Canadian Rockies: An Explorer's Guide to the Art of Walter J. Phillips Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781927083581
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Published: Fifth House Publishers - September 20th, 2019

Art & Photography Finalist


Encounters in Yellowstone: The Nez Perce Summer of 1877 Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781493045204
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Published: Two Dot Books - October 7th, 2019

Creative Nonfiction Finalist


Spin Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781459744967
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dundurn Group - September 3rd, 2019

Young Adult Book Finalist