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Peter E. Randall Publisher Awards

2012 Benjamin Franklin Award

Revival
Silver Award
for Popular Fiction
Revival
By Scott Alarik

2012 New England Book Festival Awards

 
WINNER Children's Category

The Witches - Andy Opel
The Witches
A Winnepesaukee Adventure
by Andy Opel, illustrated by Karel Hayes

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Satchi  Soini
 
  Rouman
Alarik
 
  O'Leary  
Satchi and Little Star, by Donna Seim, Children's
Porter's Secret, by Wayne Soini, Non-fiction
Revival, A Folk Music Novel, by Scott Alarik, Fiction
Uncertain Journey, by James Rouman, Fiction
One with the Sea, by Richard O'Leary, Biography/Autobiography


2011 Axiom Business Book Award

Retirement Readieness
Retirement Readiness
by Mike Bonacorsi
Bronze Medalist
Retirement Planning

2011 Ben Franklin Award-winning Titles

 
Light Fading, Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
Light Fading:
Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
by Joel M. Curzon

Gold Medal Winner
3 Ben Franklin Awards
A Space for Faith: The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England
A Space for Faith:
The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England
by Paul Wainwright

Award-winner
Photography/History

2010 New England Book Festival Awards

 
A Space for Faith: The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England
A Space for Faith:
The Colonial Meetinghouses of New England
by Paul Wainwright

First Prize
Photography/Art
Light Fading, Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
Light Fading:
Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
by Joel M. Curzon

Runner-up
Photography/Art
T206 Collection
The T206 Collection:
The Players & Their Stories
by Tom Zappala & Ellen Zappala

Runner-up
General Non-fiction
Life in Newburyport
Life in Newburyport
1950-1985
by Jean Foley Doyle

Honorable Mention
General Non-fiction
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2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards

 
T206 Collection
The T206 Collection:
The Players & Their Stories
by Tom Zappala & Ellen Zappala

Bronze Medalist
National Sports category
Light Fading, Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
Light Fading:
Reflections on the Imperiled Everglades
by Joel M. Curzon

Bronze Medalist
South-East–Best Regional Non-Fiction category
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2010 Association of Historical Societies
of New Hampshire Award

For outstanding research and documentation, Toppan's History of Hampton: The Early Settlers, written by Edmund Willoughby Toppan (1808-1845), Lori W. Cotter, author/editor

The Association of Historical Societies of New Hampshire honored nine projects and people at a ceremony at the Peterborough Historical Society on October 23. These awards pay tribute to outstanding examples of preserving, interpreting or promoting appreciation and understanding of an aspect of New Hampshire history. "We feel that this awards program is an important way to thank people for their innovative and generous contributions, and to inspire others," said AHSNH president Tom Haynes. "We were impressed with the breadth and depth of the nomination pool," said Jennifer Carroll-Plante, Association board member and awards committee chair.

Toppan's History of Hampton
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2009 New England Book Festival Award-Winners

 
Follow Me David!
Follow Me, David
by Jonathan Russell

HONORABLE MENTION
Seahawk, Confessions of an Old Hockey Goalie
Seahawk: Confessions of
an Old Hockey Goalie
by Bruce Valley

HONORABLE MENTION
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2008 New England Book Festival Award-Winners

 
Visions from a White Mountain Palette, Bubb
Visions from a White Mountain Palette: The Life and Times of Charles A. Hunt, by Roy Bubb
PHOTOGRAPHY/ART RUNNER-UP
Master Carver Kirchmayer
Master Carver Johannes Kirchmayer, 1860-1930, by F. Shirley Prouty
PHOTOGRAPHY/ART HONORABLE MENTION
Retirement Readiness, Bonacorsi
Retirement Readiness: Creating Your Vision, Knowing Your Position, & Preparing for Your Future by Mike Bonacorsi
HOW -TO
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More Award-Winning Books Published by Peter E. Randall Publisher

Two books published by Peter E Randall Publisher have recently received awards in regional and national competitions.

GhanaGhana, An African Portrait Revisited was one of three finalists in the coffee table/large format category for a Benjamin Franklin award given by the Publisher’s Marketing Association. One judge wrote, “Ghana An African Portrait Revisited is a lovely book. One can tell at a glance what the subject of the book is based on the clean, clear, enticing cover design…the endpapers were exceptional…the layout of all the interior pages is excellent…I encourage this publisher to continue to produce such high quality work.”

Edited by Peter E. Randall, and designed by Peter E. Randall and cover designer Grace Peirce, the book features the photographs of Randall, Nancy Grace Horton, Barbara Bickford, Charter Weeks, Tim Gaudreau, and Gary Samson, and the writing of Randall and Abena Busia. It was named one of the top photographs books of 2007 by Shutterbug magazine.

Visit the Ghana book's Web site

Strawbery BankeStrawbery Banke, A Seaport Museum 400 Years in the Making was a bronze medalist in the New England Museum Association’s annual book competition. Written by J. Dennis Robinson and designed by Grace Peirce and J. Dennis Robinson, the 400-page hard cover book was published in cooperation with Strawbery Banke Museum last fall and is now in its second printing.

Peter E. Randall Publisher, LLC, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has been publishing books since 1970. The company specializes in producing volumes of local history, but it is also known for its books of biography, memoir, poetry, and photography.

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