Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Award
Title: The Hero’s Trail
Author Name: T.A. Barron
Heroes are people who triumph over obstacles, advocate for good, and show uncommon bravery or strength of spirit. They inspire all of us to find the best within ourselves, and, most importantly, they make the world a better place.
Here, through moving narrative and powerful profiles of heroes of all ages and from all walked of life, acclaimed author, T. A. Barron, sets young people on a path toward finding the hero within themselves.
T. A. Barron grew up in Colorado ranch country and traveled widely as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the winner of the 2011 de Grummond Medallion for “lifetime contribution to the field of children’s and young adult literature.” His highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling books include The Lost Years of Merlin (now being developed into a film), The Great Tree of Avalon (a New York Times bestseller), The Ancient One, and The Hero’s Trail, plus nature books about Colorado wilderness. Founder of a national prize for heroic kids, he loves to write and hike in Colorado.
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