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2012 Christian Book Awards

2012 Christian Book Awards

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the winners for the 2012 Christian Book Awardsin seven categories, including a first-time category for New Author. Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Awards honor the highest quality titles in Bibles, Bible Reference, Nonfiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration, and New Author.

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2012 Winners

Book of the Year
NEARING HOME by Billy Graham (Thomas Nelson)

Bibles
ESV STUDENT STUDY BIBLE (Crossway)

Bible Reference
DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY by Glen G. Scorgie (Zondervan)

Children
THE STORY FOR CHILDREN, A Storybook Bible by Max Lucado, Randy Frazee, and Karen Davis Hill (Zonderkidz)

Fiction
THE QUEEN by Steven James (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

Inspiration
THE LAW OF HAPPINESS by Dr. Henry Cloud (Howard Books)

New Author
LOVE AMID THE ASHES by Mesu Andrews (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

Non-Fiction
CLOSE ENOUGH TO HEAR GOD BREATHE by Greg Paul (Thomas Nelson)


2012 Finalists


Bibles
ESV STUDENT STUDY BIBLE (Crossway)
KJV400 STUDY BIBLE (Thomas Nelson)
NIV STUDENT BIBLE by Tim Stafford and Philip Yancey (Zondervan)
NLT PARALLEL STUDY BIBLE (Tyndale House Publishers)
NKJV EVIDENCE BIBLE commentary by Ray Comfort (Bridge Logos Publishers)

Bible Reference
ACTS by Derek Thomas (P&R Publishing Group)
THE BAKER ILLUSTRATED BIBLE HANDBOOK by J. Daniel Hays and J. Scott Duvall (Baker Books/ Baker Publishing Group)
DICTIONARY OF CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY by Glen G. Scorgie (Zondervan)
DID ADAM AND EVE REALLY EXIST? by C. John Collins (Crossway)
GALATIANS, EPHESIANS: Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series by Gerald L. Bray, Editor (InterVarsity Press)
OPERATION WORLD by Jason Mandryk (Biblica/ InterVarsity Press)

Children
HORSE DREAMS by Dandi Daley Mackall (Tyndale House Publishers)
MY FIRST HANDS-ON BIBLE by Group Publishing and Tyndale House Publishers (Tyndale House Publishers)
RONNIE WILSON’S GIFT by Francis Chan (David C Cook)
THE STORY BIBLE by Edited by Edward A. Engelbrecht and Gail E. Pawlitz (Concordia Publishing House)
THE STORY FOR CHILDREN, A Storybook Bible by Max Lucado, Randy Frazee, and Karen Davis Hill (Zonderkidz)

Fiction
FREEDOM’S STAND by Jeanette Windle (Tyndale House Publishers)
MINE IS THE NIGHT by Liz Curtis Higgs (WaterBrook Press)
THE QUEEN by Steven James (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)
THE RELUCTANT PROPHET by Nancy Rue (David C Cook)
THE TOUCH by Randall Wallace (Tyndale House Publishers)

Inspiration
HOPE FOR YOUR HEART by June Hunt (Crossway)
THE LAW OF HAPPINESS by Dr. Henry Cloud (Howard Books)
LIVE LOVED by Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson)
LONG STORY SHORT: Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God by Marty Machowski (New Growth Press)
THE LOVE AND RESPECT EXPERIENCE by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs (Thomas Nelson)
THE ONE YEAR UNCOMMON LIFE DAILY CHALLENGE by Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker (Tyndale House Publishers)

New Author
THE HEALER’S APPRENTICE by Melanie Dickerson (Zondervan)
KISSES FROM KATIE by Katie Davis (Howard Books)
LOVE AMID THE ASHES by Mesu Andrews (Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)
NOT A FAN by Kyle Idleman (Zondervan)
SURPRISED BY OXFORD by Carolyn Weber (Thomas Nelson)
THE WORLD-TILTING GOSPEL: Embracing a Biblical Worldview & Hanging on Tight by Dan Phillips (Kregel Publications)

Non-Fiction
CLOSE ENOUGH TO HEAR GOD BREATHE by Greg Paul (Thomas Nelson)
JESUS + NOTHING = EVERYTHING by Tullian Tchividjian (Crossway)
NEARING HOME by Billy Graham (Thomas Nelson)
THE RESOLUTION FOR MEN by Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick (B&H Publishing Group)
SANCTUARY OF THE SOUL: Journey into Meditative Prayer by Richard J. Foster (InterVarsity Press)
WHAT WOMEN FEAR by Angie Smith (B&H Publishing Group)
WHAT'S IT LIKE TO BE MARRIED TO ME by Linda Dillow (David C Cook)


See last year's Finalists and Winners: 2011