Award-Winning Books: Philadelphia Region

2375 reg

Boathouse Row

Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing

Dotty Brown

288 pages
10 x 8
63 color photos, 3 line drawings, 110 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1282-9 $35.00 Oct 16

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 2018 Preservation Education Award

2290 reg

Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Beth Kephart

198 pages
5.5 x 8.5


PB: 978-0-9840429-6-8 $15.95 Apr 13

Parrott Library Award from the St. Albans School Library, 2014
Kirkus Reviews' Best in Children's Books, 2013

1912 reg

Forklore

Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro

Ellen Yin

288 pages
8 x 9.25
115 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-651-3 $51.50 Oct 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-653-7 $51.50 Oct 07

Winner of a Pewter award in the Gold Ink Awards in the cookbook category, 2008
Winner of the Gold ADDY Award — Publication Design — Cover, 2008
Winner of the Silver ADDY Award — Publication Design — Editorial Spread or Feature, 2008

1851 reg

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Text by Adam Levine, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

192 pages
5.375 x 9.125
195 color photos, 1 map

PB: 978-1-59213-510-3 $26.95 Feb 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-511-0 $26.95 Feb 07

Received a Gold Award of Achievement for best book in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008
Received a Gold Award of Achievement for best photography (overall) in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008
Silver Award of Achievement for book photography in the Garden Writers Association Media Awards Program, 2008 (awarded to Rob Cardillo)

1926 reg

I Walked with Giants

The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren

344 pages
6 x 9
35 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-0198-4 $39.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0200-4 $39.50

Best Book of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association, 2011

2015 reg

A is for Art Museum

Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker

64 pages
8.25 x 8.25
145 tables, 37 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-963-7 $18.95 Sep 08

Honorable mention in the AAM (American Association of Museums) design competition

1863 reg

More Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice and Natalie Pompilio, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

160 pages
9 x 11
114 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-59213-527-1 $39.50 Aug 06

Second prize winner of 2006 UCF Jane Jacobs Publication Award

Philadelphia area weather book web

The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

Jon Nese and Glenn Schwartz

264 pages
8.375 x 10
16 color illustrations, 36 tables, 36 figs., 159 halftones, 64 maps

PB: 978-1-59213-391-8 $27.95 Feb 05
HC: 978-1-56639-956-2 $51.50 May 02

Winner of the Louis J. Battan Author's Award from The American Meteorological Society, 2005

1601 reg

Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice, and Monica Yant Kinney, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

160 pages
9 x 11


HC: 978-1-56639-951-7 $39.50 Nov 02

Athenæum of Philadelphia’s Literary Award, 2004

1492 reg

The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Century of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra Assoc., edited by John Ardoin

256 pages
9 x 12
241 duotones

HC: 978-1-56639-712-4 $102.50 Nov 99

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 2000

2002 reg

Rave Culture

The Alteration and Decline of a Philadelphia Music Scene

Tammy L Anderson

240 pages
6 x 9
8 tables, 2 figs., 9 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-934-7 $30.95 Jun 09
HC: 978-1-59213-933-0 $86.50 Jun 09
Ebook: 978-1-59213-935-4 $30.95

Charles Horten Cooley Award, 2010

2234 reg

Rebuilding the News

Metropolitan Journalism in the Digital Age

C.W. Anderson

236 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 2 figs., 16 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0934-8 $29.95 Jan 13
HC: 978-1-4399-0933-1 $86.50 Jan 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0935-5 $29.95

International Communications Association Journalism Studies Division Book Award, 2017

2181 reg

St. Peter's Church

Faith in Action for 250 Years

Cordelia Frances Biddle, Elizabeth S. Browne, Alan J. Heavens, and Charles P. Peitz

272 pages
8 x 10
125 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-4399-0795-5 $41.50 Oct 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0797-9 $41.50

Laurence D. Fish Award for Outstanding Parish History from the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists, 2014

2394 reg

Whisper Not

The Autobiography of Benny Golson

Benny Golson and Jim Merod

352 pages
6 x 9
33 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1333-8 $39.50 May 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1335-2 $39.50 May 16

Association for Recorded Sound Collections' award for Best History Book in the category of Best Historical Research in Recorded Jazz, 2017
One of the Best Jazz books of 2017 by New York City Jazz Record