Book Award Winner: Catastrophic Incentives: Why Our Approaches to Disasters Keep Falling Short by Jeff Schlegelmilch and Ellen Carlin

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Societies are vulnerable to any number of potential disasters: earthquakes, hurricanes, infectious diseases, terrorist attacks, and many others. Even though the dangers are often clear, there is a persistent pattern of inadequate preparation and a failure to learn from experience. Before disasters, institutions pay insufficient attention to risk; […]

Book Award Winner: Here, Where Death Delights: A Literary Memoir by Mary Jumbelic

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Mary Jumbelic has been obsessed with death since the demise of her father when she was 13. The why and how of his mortality plagued her. While viewing an autopsy at the age of 15, she discovered a science that explained the process. For 25 years, she analyzed […]

Book Award Winner: The Teen’s Guide to Saving the World by Aaditya Sengupta Dhar

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis Our world is under serious threat. Not from supervillains or alien invaders, but from monsters of our own making- climate change, environmental degradation and the growing inequality between the haves and have-nots. The world certainly looks messed up, but it can be saved. Not by caped crusaders or […]

Book Award Winner: The Green Real Deal: American Energy, National Security, and a Better Plan for the Environment by Bill Herrington

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis The Energy Wake-Up Call for Americans The all-in stance in favor of renewables has rendered Europe vulnerable to Putin. And America is in danger of making the same catastrophic mistake. The Green Real Deal exposes the danger of plans like the Green New Deal—and reveals the truth about […]

Book Award Winner: To a High Court: Five Bold Law Students Challenge Corporate Greed and Change the Law by Neil Thomas Proto

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis It is the fall of 1971. Richard Nixon is in the White House. The nation is still in turmoil over the war in Vietnam. The daily body count is diminishing but not the anger over the war’s conduct or the president’s intent on victory. He has moved the […]

Book Award Winner: The Remarkable Reefs of Cuba: Hopeful Stories From the Ocean Doctor by David E. Guggenheim

Congratulations on your gold book award! Synopsis Since 1970, the Caribbean has lost half its coral reefs, an ominous and accelerating phenomenon reflected around the world. Beyond the heartbreak of the loss of such exquisite beauty, losing coral reefs means the annual loss of billions of dollars from the global economy and the end of […]

Book Award Winner: This Is Our Home: A Sustainability Story to Help You Start Your Own Eco-Friendly Journey by Trent Romer

Congratulations on your silver book award! Synopsis There are grave environmental issues plaguing our world, from pollution to climate change. These global crises can often leave us feeling powerless, questioning: “How can one person make a real impact?” Drawing from his personal experiences of growing up in a town marred by toxic waste, and his […]

Book Award Winner: The Future of the Impossible: The Physics and Ethics of Time Travel by Dannelle Shugart

Congratulations on your bronze book award! Synopsis Are you curious about time travel? Think black holes and wormholes are cool? Then this book is for you. Do you wish you could learn about science without having to muddle through dry texts or understand science jargon? Then this book is for you. Enter the fascinating world […]

Book Award Winner: Immigrant Concepts: Life Paths to Integration by Joachim Reimann and Dolores Rodriguez-Reimann

Congratulations on your bronze book award! Synopsis Both immigrants themselves, Dr. Joachim Reimann and Dr. Dolores Rodríguez-Reimann use their personal, academic, and clinical experience to provide a first-hand account of the challenges migrants face and the strengths that allow them to overcome such obstacles. Buy the Book Author Bio Dr. Joachim Reimann and Dr. Dolores […]