Montana Book Award

The Montana Book Award was established in 2001 by the Friends of the Missoula Public Library. Books by Montana authors or set in Montana are eligible. A committee of readers, representing the library federations in the state, select yearly winner from a large field of titles.

 

 


 

 

Montana Book Award 
Learn about the Award and how YOU can nominate your favorite Montana book!

 

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Shakespeare in Montana: Big Sky Country's Love Affair with the World's Most Famous Writer Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826361561
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - May 15th, 2020

2020 Winner


Grinnell: America's Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631490132
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Published: Liveright - June 4th, 2019

2019 Winner


One-Sentence Journal: Short poems and essays from the world at large Cover Image
By Chris La Tray, Daniel J. Rice (Editor), Mara Panich (Illustrator)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781732496804
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Published: Riverfeet Press - August 14th, 2018

2018 Winner


The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812983760
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Published: Random House - March 6th, 2018

2017 Winner


The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544944831
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Published: Mariner Books - March 7th, 2017

2016 Winner


Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781592409563
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Published: Avery - February 23rd, 2016

2015 Winner


Fourth of July Creek: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062286468
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Published: Ecco - March 10th, 2015

2014 Winner


Let Him Go Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571311030
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 2nd, 2014

2013 Winner


The Miseducation of Cameron Post Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062020574
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 28th, 2013

2012 Winner


Raptors of the West: Captured in Photographs Cover Image
By Kate Davis, Rob Palmer (Photographer), Nick Dunlop (Photographer)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780878425754
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Published: Mountain Press Publishing Company - May 1st, 2011

2011 Winner


Bound Like Grass: A Memoir from the Western High Plains Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780806143262
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - October 8th, 2010

2010 Winner


Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345505347
Availability: Backordered
Published: Ballantine Books - October 6th, 2009

2009 Winner


Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School Basketball Champions of the World Cover Image
$34.44
ISBN: 9780806139739
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - November 10th, 2008

2008 Winner


Red Rover Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670063505
Availability: Special Order
Published: Viking Adult - August 2nd, 2007

2007 Winner


Hattie Big Sky Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385733137
Availability: Special Order
Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2006

2006 Winner


Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wild to Yellowstone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781592287000
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Lyons Press - April 1st, 2005

2005 Winner


Useful Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565123663
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Books - January 4th, 2004

2004 Winner


Hope in Hard Times: New Deal Photographs of Montana, 1936-1942 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780917298813
Availability: Special Order
Published: Montana Historical Society Press - June 1st, 2003

2003 Winner


Pictures from an Expedition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142004067
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Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2004

2002 Winner