Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education: The Unbundling of IDEA

Book Award Winner: How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education: The Unbundling of IDEA

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Names: Mark K. Claypool and John M. McLaughlin Synopsis Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access—public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with […]

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Book Award Winner: Fire in Middle: Mystery of the Great Pyramid Solved

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis A huge power house for creating electrified water, the Great Pyramid will never be looked at the same. James Brown first visited Egypt in 1978 with a team of seven researchers. He was compelled to gain first-hand evidence of the purpose of the pyramids. As a […]

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Book Award Winner: Electric Ancient Egyptians: Manipulating Atomic Structure with Human Electricity

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: James Ernest Brown Synopsis James Ernest Brown has been a general contractor for more than fifty years. He is a practical thinker and at each step along the way of the journey of research that led to Electric Ancient Egyptians he has insisted that the evidence he uncovered had […]

Book Award Winner: Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Book Award Winner: Anarchy, Inc.: Profiting in a Decentralized World with Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Patrick Schwerdtfeger Synopsis Don’t ask, “Who’s gonna eat our lunch?” Ask instead, “Who else’s lunch can we eat?” Anarchy is coming. Decentralization is accelerating, and technology is facilitating the trend. Nobody trusts traditional institutions or authority figures anymore. Bitcoin, open source, Uber, social media, and the Arab Spring are all […]

Book Award Winner: Clarkston’s Curse

Book Award Winner: Clarkston’s Curse

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Ann Margaret Johns Synopsis Based on actual events, Clarkston’s Curse is the compelling true story of a child growing up in a small town plagued by tragedy. Fleeing the violence and uncertainty of Detroit and big city living, Ann Margaret’s family moved to Clarkston, Michigan, population 1,034.  But this […]

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Book Award Winner: Cadence: A Tale of Fast Business Growth

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Pete Williams Synopsis Cadence is a parable of a business owner and triathlon coach named JJ who left his stable job as a teacher to fulfil his dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Unfortunately, two years after opening his bike shop, JJ finds himself in a place that is all too […]

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Book Award Winner: Choices: Real People Share Their Stories of How They Overcame Challenges to Design a Better Life

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Carol McManus and Alan Skidmore Synopsis Life is about making choices, both large and small. Choices can break patterns of the past and put you on a different course. The stories shared in this book are from real people who made a choice that had a life-changing impact on them. […]

Book Award Winner: Non-Obvious 2018 – How To Predict Trends and Win The Future

Book Award Winner: Non-Obvious 2018 – How To Predict Trends and Win The Future

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Rohit Bhargava Synopsis What secrets can a 400-year-old Turkish cymbal maker and an Icelandic hot tub etiquette video teach organizations about the power of storytelling? How do Michelin-ranked food stalls in Singapore and the decline of Swiss watches force all luxur y brands to rethink their business models? What can […]

Book Award Winner: The Powers: 12 Principles to Transform Your Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Book Award Winner: The Powers: 12 Principles to Transform Your Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Mark W. Erwin Synopsis It’s time to discover your powers. The Powers is written for people who have a drive to become highly successful in their chosen field of endeavor. Throughout this book you will meet many who came from ordinary backgrounds to achieve extraordinary things in a […]

Book Award Winner: The Shadow Tiger: Billy McDonald, Wingman to Chennault

Book Award Winner: The Shadow Tiger: Billy McDonald, Wingman to Chennault

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: William C. McDonald, III Synopsis The Shadow Tiger provides a unique first-hand account of events leading up to and during World War II, based on more than 30,000 pages, letters and photos during his 11 years as a pilot both in the United States and in China. The book […]