2017 NAUTILUS SILVER WINNERS

PDF of All winners

Aging consciously

Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory 
Andrew E. Budson, & Maureen K. O'Connor
Oxford University Press 


Aging consciously

The Longevity Plan 
John D. Day, MD, & Jane Ann Day; with Matthew LaPlante
Harper /HarperCollins 


Aging consciously

Joy! Joy! Joy!  7 Mind Body Spirit Practices 
Ellen Wood
Starhouse Creations 


ANIMALS & NATURE

The Wonder of Birds
Jim Robbins
Spiegel & Grau / RandomHouse

ANIMALS & NATURE

AndSoonIHeardARoaringWind

And Soon I Heard a Roaring Wind
Bill Streever
Little, Brown & Co / HBG

ANIMALS & NATURE

Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean
Jonathan White
Trinity University Press

ANIMALS & NATURE

The Hidden Life of Trees
Peter Wohlleben
Greystone Books

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

A Manual for Developing Humans
PMH Atwater, LHD
Rainbow Ridge Books

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

The Energy Medicine Yoga Prescription
Lauren Walker
Sounds True

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

Change Your Aura, Change Your Life
Barbara Y Martin, & Dimitri Moraitis
Penguin /Tarcher

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

material girl, mystical world
Ruby Warrington
HarperElixir / HarperCollins

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Meaningful Work
Shawn Askinosie, with Lawren Askinosie
TarcherPerigee

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Find Your Why
Simon Sinek, & Peter Docker
Portfolio / Penguin RandomHouse

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Ego Free Leadership
Brandon Black, & Shayne Hughes
Greenleaf Book Group

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Awakening Compassion at Work
Monica C Worline, & Jane E Dutton
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

CREATIVE PROCESS

A Writer's Companion: Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir
Jennifer Browdy
Green Fire Press

CREATIVE PROCESS

Learn from Looking: How Observation Inspires Innovation
Charlie Szoradi
i-Universe

CREATIVE PROCESS

Adaptive Sensory Environments
Maria Lorena Lehman
Routledge: Taylor & Francis Group

CREATIVE PROCESS

Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out
Cathy Wild
Standing Place Press (hybrid)

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

The Ends of the World
Peter Brannen
Ecco / HarperCollins

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

One Shot: Trees as Our Last Chance for Survival
John Leary
Trees for the Future

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Why Dinosaurs Matter
Kenneth LaCovara
Simon & Schuster

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Being Salmon Being Human: Encountering the Wild in Us and Us in the Wild 
Martin Lee Mueller
Chelsea Green Publishing

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

Transmigrant
Kristi Saare Duarte
Conspicuum Press

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

George Bailey Gets Saved in the End
Ken O’Neill
Self-Published

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

Once Upon a Time a Sparrow
Mary Avery Kabrich
Open Wings Press

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

The Passion of Marta
Caren Umbarger
Self-Published

FICTION: LARGE PUBLISHER

The Hearts of Men
Nickolas Butler
Ecco / HarperCollins

FICTION: LARGE PUBLISHER

A Piece of the World
Christina Baker Kline
Wm Morrow / HarperCollins

Fiction: large publisher

The Child Finder
Rene Denfeld
Harper / HarperCollins

Fiction: large publisher

The Weight of Him
Ethel Rohan
St Martin’s Press

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook
May Abraham Fridel
Amer. Diabetes Association

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen
Brittany Wood Nickerson
Storey Publishing

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Fast Food Genocide
Joel Fuhrman
Harper One / HarperCollins

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen
Sean Sherman, with Beth Dooley
Univ. of Minnesota Press

GIFT & SPECIALTY

The Amazing Afterlife of Animals: Messages & Signs from Our Pets on the Other Side
Karen A. Anderson
Painted Rain Publishing

GIFT & SPECIALTY

Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide
K.G. Stiles
Page Street Publishing

Gift & Specialty

Soul Awakening Practice
James O’Dea
Watkins Media Ltd.

Gift & Specialty

Garden Wisdom 365 Days
Cheryl Wilfong
Heart Path Press

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

Ana Feeds Our World by 2040: Miracles with Nature's Nano Cell Biofactory
Mark R Edwards
Self-Published

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

Being the Change: Live Well & Spark a Climate Revolution
Peter Kalmus
New Society Publishers

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

 Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives
Sarah Williams Goldhagen
Harper / HarperCollins

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

The Reducetarian Solution
Brian Kateman
TarcherPerigee

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Soul Messenger
Annette Childs, PhD
Wandering Feather Press

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Beyond Surviving: Cancer & Your Spiritual Journey
David Maginley
Tristan Press

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Living in Limbo: Creating Structure & Peace when Someone You Love is Ill
Laura Michaels, & Claire Zilber
Self-Published

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Lamentations of the Sea: 111 passages on grief, love, loss and letting go
BethAnne Wright
Golden Dragonfly Press

HEALTH & HEALING

The Ayurveda Way: 108 Practices from the World's Oldest Healing System
Ananta Ripa Ajmera
Storey Publishing

HEALTH & HEALING

Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing
Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD
Findhorn Press

HEALTH & HEALINg

Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Healing for Men
Rosemary Gladstar
Storey Publishing

HEALTH & HEALING

The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution
Aviva Romm
HarperOne / HarperCollins

HEALTH & HEALING

The Vitality Map: A Guide to Deep Health,

Joyful Self-Care, & Resilient Well-Being
Dr. Deborah Zucker
LomaSerena Press

HEROIC JOURNEYS

The Saboteur: The Aristocrat who became France's most daring anti-Nazi Commando
Paul Kix
Harper / HarperCollins

HEROIC JOURNEYS

Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the
Brink
Anthony McCarten
Harper / HarperCollins

HEROIC JOURNEYS

Heart Broke Open
Sahara Sun
Shen Press

INNER PROSPERITY & Right Livelihood

Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert's Roadmap to Getting Out There (when you'd rather stay home)
Morra Aarons-Mele
Dey Street / HarperCollins

INNER PROSPERITY & Right Livelihood

Powerful Beyond Measure: 3 Steps to Claim Your Power Within for a Happy & Healthy Life
Cynthia E Mazzaferro
Morgan James Publishing

INNER PROSPERITY & right Livelihood

Happier at Work: The Power of Love to Transform the Workplace
Gayle Van Gils
She Writes Press (hybrid)

INNER PROSPERITY & right Livelihood

How to Be Everything: A Guide for those who (still) don't know what they want to be when they grow up
Emilie Wapnick
HarperOne / HarperCollins

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

A Different Shade of Justice: Asian American Civil Rights in the South
Stephanie Hinnershitz
Univ. North Carolina Press

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry & Getting on the Road to Recovery
Cathryn Ramin
Harper / HarperCollins

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

American Seafood: Heritage, Culture & Cookery from Sea to Shining Sea
Barton Seaver
Sterling Publishing Co.

MEMOIR (SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS)

Waking to Beauty
Rosalyn W Berne
Rainbow Ridge Books

MEMOIR (SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS)

Canoeing Maine's Legendary Allagash: Thoreau, Romance & Survival of the Wild
David K Leff
Homebound Publications

MEMOIR (SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS)

The Secret Life of Grief: A Memoir
Tanja Pajevic
Abbondanza Press

MEMOIR (SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS)

Dancing with Elephants: Mindfulness Training for Those Living with dementia, chronic illness or an aging brain
Jarem Sawatsky
Red Canoe Press

MEMOIR (LARGE PUBLISHER)

Notice of Release: A Daughter's Journey to Forgive Her Mother's Killer
Stephanie Cassatly
eLectio Publishing

MEMOIR (LARGE PUBLISHER)

Hillbilly Elegy
J.D. Vance
Harper / HarperCollins

MEMOIR (LARGE PUBLISHER)

To Siri With Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, & the Kindness of Machines
Judith Newman
Harper / HarperCollins

MEMOIR (LARGE PUBLISHER)

Spiritual Graffiti
MC Yogi
HarperOne / HarperCollins

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam
Karin Esterhammer
Prospect Park Books

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels
Kathleen Hill
Delphinium

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

Paddling with Spirits: A Solo Kayak Journey
Irene Skyriver
Green Writers Press

PARENTING & FAMILY

The Danish Way of Parenting
Jessica Joelle Alexander, & Iben Dissing
TarcherPerigee

PARENTING & FAMILY

Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing, & Pregnancy after Loss
Alexis Marie Chute
She Writes Press (hybrid)

PARENTING & FAMILY

Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, & the Global Race to Achieve
Lenora Chu
Harper / HarperCollins

PARENTING & FAMILY

Knights in Training
Heather Haupt
TarcherPerigee

PARENTING & FAMILY

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do
Amy Morin
Wm Morrow / HarperCollins

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

I've Decided to Live 120 Years
ILCHI Lee
Best Life Media

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

Practice Makes Purpose: Six Spiritual Practices That Will Change Your Life & Transform Your Community
C. Paul Schroeder
Hexad Publishing

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

7 Keys to Serenity: Creating Harmony Within
Serge Mazerand
LMR Publishing

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

Living Happy to Be ME! Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle
Valerie Rene Sheppard
Heart of Living Vibrantly

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles & Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can’t See Clearly
Isaac Lidsky
TarcherPerigee

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

The Book of Calm: Clarity, Compassion, & Choice in a Turbulent World
Nancy G Shapiro
She Writes Press (hybrid)

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

Mindshift
Barbara Oakley, PhD
TarcherPerigee

PERSONAL GROWTH (large publisher)

What Now? Meditation for Your Twenties & Beyond
Yael Shy
Parallax Press / Plum Village

PSYCHOLOGY

Crunch Time: How to Be Your Best When It Matters Most
Rick Peterson, & Judd Hoekstra
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

PSYCHOLOGY

NOW Is Your Chance
Niyc Pidgeon
Hay House, UK

PHOTOGRAPHY & ART

Into Africa
Frans Lanting
Insight Editions

PHOTOGRAPHY & ART

TreeGirl: Intimate Encounters with Wild Nature
Julianne Skai Arbor
TreeGirl Studios

PHOTOGRAPHY & ART

Whispers in the Wilderness
Erik Stensland
Morning Light Photography

POETRY

Calling a Wolf a Wolf
Kaveh Akbar
Alice James Books

POETRY

Fire on Water
Colleen Keating
Ginninderra Press

POETRY

Hear the River Dammed, Poems from the Edge of the Mississippi
Cole W Williams
Beaver’s Pond Press (hybrid)

Lyrical Prose

Things That Join the Sea and the Sky
Mark Nepo
Sounds True

Lyrical PRose

Grief’s Compass: Walking the Wilderness with Emily Dickinson
Patricia Runkle
Apprentice House Press

Lyrical Prose

Morning Coffee at the Goldfish Pond
David Zurick
Shanti Arts Publishing

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

We Need to Talk
Celeste Headlee
Harper Wave / HarperCollins

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Radical Acceptance: The Secret to Happy, Lasting Love
Andrea Miller
Atria /Simon & Schuster

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Take Good Care: Finding Your Joy in Compassionate Caregiving
Cynthia Orange
Hazelden Publishing

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

The Ethics of Caring: Finding Right Relationship with Clients
Kylea Taylor
Hanford Mead Publishers

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

Mindfully Facing Disease & Death: Compassionate Advice from Early Buddhist Texts
Bhikkhu Analayo
Windhorse Publications

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

Facebuddha: Transcendence in the Age of Social Networks
Ravi Chandra, MD
Pacific Heart Books

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

Why Buddha Never Had Alzheimer’s
Shuvendu Sen, MD
Health Communications, Inc.

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Your Evolving Soul: The Cosmic Spirituality of the Urantia Revelation
Byron Belitsos
Origin Press

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

What is the Bible?
Rob Bell
HarperOne / HarperCollins

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Void If Detached: Seeking Modern Spirituality through My Father's Old Sermons
Sarah Bowen
Tera Publishing /w Epigraph Publishing (hybrid)

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

The Story of Our Time: From Duality to Interconnectedness to Oneness
Robert Atkinson
Sacred Stories Publishing

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

Dialogue of the Heart: Christian-Muslim Stories of Encounter
Martin McGee
Orbis Books

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

The Infinite View: A Guidebook for Life on Earth
Ellen Tadd
TarcherPerigee

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

Human by Design
Gregg Braden
Hay House

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

A Sideways Look at Clouds
Maria Mudd Ruth
Mountaineers Books

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

The Cosmic Hologram
Jude Currivan, PhD
Inner Traditions

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

BEHAVE: The Biology of Humans at Our Best & Worst
Robert M. Sapolsky
Penguin Press / RandomHouse

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, & the Global Race to Achieve
Lenora Chu
Harper / HarperCollins

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

Entrepreneurship at the Bottom of the Pyramid
Carol Dalglish & Marcello Tonelli
Routledge / Taylor & Francis

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning
Jeremy Lent
Prometheus Books

SOCIAL CHANGE | SOCIAL JUSTICE

The New Human Rights Movement
Peter Joseph
Ben Bella Books

SOCIAL CHANGE | Social Justice

Strut: How Every Woman Can Be a Leader of Change
Samar Shera
Grand Harbor Press /Amazon

SOCIAL CHANGE | Social justice

The Nordic Theory of Everything
Anu Partanen
Harper / HarperCollins

SOCIAL CHANGE | Social justice

The Good Fight: America's Ongoing Struggle for Justice
Rick Smolan & Jennifer Erwitt
Against All Odds Productions II

SOCIAL CHANGE | Social Justice

A Stone of Hope
Jim St. Germain
Harper / HarperCollins

USA SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change: A Clinician's Guide
Leslie Davenport
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

USA SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Faith and Resistance in the Age of Trump
Miguel A. De La Torre
Orbis Books

USA SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Savage Grace
Andrew Harvey & Carolyn Baker
i-Universe

WOMEN

Womb Awakening: Initiatory Wisdom from the Creatrix of All Life
Azra Bertrand MD & Seren Bertrand
Bear &Co. / Inner Traditions

WOMEN

The Self-Love Experiment
Shannon Kaiser
TarcherPerigee

WOMEN

Burning Woman
Lucy H Pearce
Womancraft Publishing

WOMEN

This is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare
Gabourey Sidibe
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

CHILDREN'S CATEGORIES

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

Wakem the Rooster Up All Night!
David FitzSimmons & Richard Cowdrey, Illustrator
Wild Iris Publishing

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

We’re Going to Be Friends
Jack White
Third Man Books

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

Jilly's Terrible Temper Tantrums: And How She Outgrew Them
Martha H Pieper
Smart Love Press

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION

Ralphie, Always Loved
Andrea Yerramilli
About Something Good

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

Tall Tall Tree
Anthony D Fredericks & Chad Wallace, Illustrator
Dawn Publications

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

Zoom In, Zoom Out
Amy Leask
Red T Media

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

I Am a Butterfly: A Story About Big, Beautiful Changes
Sally Stone, author & photographer
Wisdom Heart Publications

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

Lisa and the Lacemaker
Kathy Hoopmann & Mike Medaglia, Illustrator
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

A Boy Named Penguin: Mystery of the Albino Calf
Aaron LePedis & Scott Johnson, Illustrator
Attila Publishing

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION

Don't You Know You are Beautiful Just the Way You Are!
G.A. Sealy
DaWit Publishing

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

All Birds Have Anxiety
Kathy Hoopmann
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

Daytime Nighttime, All Through the Year 
Diane Lang & Andrea Gabriel, Illustrator
Dawn Publications

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

How Do Plants Grow?
G.A. Sealy
DaWit Publishing

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

Tutti’s Promise
K. Heidi Fishman
MB Publishing (hybrid)

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

The Covens of Elmeeria
Miguel Lopez de Leon
Galadria Worldwide

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

The Shadow of the Tudor Rose
Wendy Leighton-Porter
Mauve Square Publishing

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

The Light Dweller
Miguel Lopez de Leon
Galadria Worldwide

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Hidden Wildlife: How Animals Hide in Plain Sight
Jim Arnosky
Sterling Publishing Co.

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Mirabelle's Forest Garden
Ina Curic & Kinga Kelemen, Illustrator
Imagine Creatively

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Vol. 1
Francesca Cavallo & Elena Favilli
Timbuktu Labs

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

The Positivity Kit
Lisa Currie
TarcherPerigee

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

ReWilding: Giving Nature a Second Chance
Ann Love & Jane Drake
Annick Press

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Emerson Page and Where the Light Enters
Christa Avampato
Thumbkin Prints / Possibilities

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Once Upon a Time a Sparrow
Mary Avery Kabrich
Open Wings Press

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

The Speechwriter
J.P. Maximus
Self-Published

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Wide as the Wind
Edward Stanton
Open Books Press

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

#NOTYOURPRINCESS: Voices of Native American Women
Lisa Charleyboy & MaryBeth Leatherdale, editors
Annick Press

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

Ana Feeds Our World by 2040: Miracles with Nature's Nano Cell Biofactory
Mark R Edwards
Self-Published

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

Admissions by Design:

Stop the Madness & Find the Best College for You
Lisa Fisher, MA
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