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Library > Indiana Center for the Book > Best Books of Indiana > 2010 Best Books of Indiana Finalists 2010 Best Books of Indiana Finalists

Thank you to the many authors and publishers that entered the 2010 Best Books of Indiana contest. The 2010 contest consisted of four categories each with a panel of judges in who considered all entries and granted awards at their discretion. The title, author, author’s hometown and  publisher of each finalist are listed below by category.

Winners of the 2010 contest will be announced on or before Friday, October 15, 2010.

Poetry

WINNER: Black Leapt In by Chris Forhan (Indianapolis). Barrow Street, New York, NY

FINALISTS:

Occasionally, judging panels select non-finalists whose work is deemed worthy of special recognition. They are:

View comments for finalists' entries from the poetry judging panel.

Children/Young Adult

WINNER: Crossing Stones by Helen Frost (Fort Wayne). Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, NY

FINALISTS:

View comments for finalists' entries from the children/young adult judging panel.

Fiction

WINNER: Love finds you in Liberty Indiana by Melanie Dobson (Colorado Springs, CO). Summerside Press, Bloomington, MN

FINALISTS:

View comments for finalists' entries from the fiction judging panel.

Nonfiction

WINNER: I Love You, Miss Huddleston by Phillip Gulley (Danville). Harper Collins Publishing, New York, NY

FINALISTS:

View comments for finalists' entries from the nonfiction judging panel.