Three JKP/SD Books Named as Finalists in the 2012 ForeWord BOTY Awards!

ForeWord Reviews is a quarterly print journal dedicated to reviewing independently published books to provide booksellers, librarians, agents, and publishing professionals with reviews of the best titles from small, alternative, and academic presses.

ForeWord’s Book of the Year Awards program was created to highlight the year’s most distinguished books from independent publishers. Finalists were selected from 1300 entries covering 62 categories of books from independent and academic presses. These books represent some of the best books produced by independent publishing houses in 2012.

We’re extremely excited to announce that three books from Jessica Kingsley Publishers/Singing Dragon have been selected as Finalists!

Finalist in Adult Nonfiction — Body, Mind & Spirit

Mudras of India: A Comprehensive Guide to the Hand Gestures of Yoga and Indian Dance
by Cain Carroll and Revital Carroll

Finalist in Adult Nonfiction — Career

The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People with Asperger’s Syndrome: Find the Right Career and Get Hired
by Barbara Bissonnette

Finalist in Children’s — Young Adult Nonfiction

Inside Asperger’s Looking Out
by Kathy Hoopmann

A panel of sixty judges, librarians and booksellers only, will determine the winners. Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards, as well as Editor’s Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, will be announced at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Friday, June 28th, 6pm at The Pop Top Stage.

JKP/SD would like to congratulate all of our 2012 BOYTA Finalists.

For more information on ForeWord Reviews, the BOTYA or to see the full selection of 2012 Finalists, please visit: BOTYA 2012 Finalists

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