Annual Literature Award >> Winners and Nominees >> 2022 Nominees

Nominees for the 2022 Annual Literature Award are:

[Current list]

All we can save : truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis.

ed. by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katherine K. Wilkinson. One World/ a Division of Penguin Random House, 2020.

ISBN 9780593237069, 9780593237076

André Michaux in North America: journals and letters, 1785-1797.

by André Michaux; ed. and annotated by Charlie Williams, Eliane M. Norman and Walter K. Taylor. University of Alabama Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780817392440 (hardcover); 9780817392444 (ebook)

Youth Literature Be a tree!

by Maria Gianferrari. Abrams Books, 2021.

ISBN 9781419744228

The book of difficult fruit.

by Kate Lebo. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.

ISBN 9780374110321 

The business of botanicals: exploring the healing promise of plant medicines in a global industry.

by Ann Armbrecht. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2021.

ISBN 9781603587488 

City of lake and prairie : Chicago’s environmental history.

ed. by Kathleen A. Brosnan, Ann Durkin Keating and William C. Barnett. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780822946311 

Cultivated: the elements of floral style.

by Christin Geall. Princeton Architectural Press, 2020.

ISBN 9781616898205

Diary of a young naturalist.

by Dara McAnulty. Milkweed Press, 2020.

ISBN 9781571311801 

The doctor’s garden: medicine, science, and horticulture in Britain.

by Clare Hickman. Yale University Press, 2021.

ISBN 9780300236101 

Douglas fir: the story of the West’s most remarkable tree.

by Stephen F. Arno and Carl E. Fiedler. Mountaineers Books, 2020.

ISBN 9781680511994

Driven by nature: a personal journey from Shanghai to botany and global sustainability.

by Peter H. Raven. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2021.

ISBN 9781935641193

Field study: meditations on a year at the herbarium.

by Helen Humphreys. ECW Press, 2021.

ISBN 9781770415348 

Florapedia: A brief compendium of floral lore.

by Carol Gracie; ill. by Amy Jean Porter. Princeton University Press, 2021.

ISBN 9780691211404

Forests adrift : currents shaping the future of northeastern trees.

by Charles D. Canham. Yale University Press, 2020.

ISBN  9780300238297 

The forgotten botanist: Sara Plummer Lemmon’s life of science and art.

by Wynne Brown. University of Nebraska Press, 2021.

ISBN 9781496222817

The fruits of Empire: art, food, and the politics of race in the age of American expansion.

by Shana Klein. University of California Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780520296398 

Healthy garden: simple steps for a greener world.

by Kathleen Norris Brenzel and Mary-Kate Mackey. Abrams Books, 2021.

ISBN 9781419754616 

Youth Literature Herbaria: A guide for young people.

by Kelly LaFarge. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2020.

ISBN 9781935641216 

Illuminating natural history: the art and science of Mark Catesby.

by Henrietta McBurney. Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2021.

ISBN 9781913107192 

In the garden : essays on nature and growing.

Daunt Books, 2021.

ISBN 9781911547921 

Indian botanical art.

by Martyn Rix. Kew Publishing, 2021.

ISBN 9781842467220

Japanese style companion planting: organic gardening techniques for optimal growth and flavor.

by Toshio Kijima. Tuttle Publishing, 2020.

ISBN 9784805315491

Kew Pocketbooks series: Cacti, Carnivorous Plants, Festive Flora, Fungi, Honzō Zufu, Japanese Plants, Palms, Wildflowers.

Kew Publishing, 2021.

ISBN  9781842467121, 9781842467367, 9781842467251, 9781842467268, 9781842467213, 9781842467206, 9781842467114, 9781842467350

Legacy of trees: purposeful wandering in Vancouver’s Stanley Park.

by Nina Shoroplova. Heritage, 2020.

ISBN 9781772033038

Youth Literature Little dandelion seeds the world.

by Julia Richardson. Sleeping Bear Press, 2021.

ISBN 9781534110533

The multifarious Mr. Banks: from Botany Bay to Kew, the natural historian who shaped the world.

by Toby Musgrave. Yale University Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780300223835 

Nature’s palette: a color reference system from the natural world.

by Patrick Syme (1774-1845); contrib. by y Patrick Baty, Elaine Charwat, Peter Davidson et al. Princeton University Press, 2021.

ISBN  9780691217048

The Northwest gardens of Lord & Schryver.

by Valencia Libby. Oregon State University Press, 2021.

ISBN 9780870711527

Shrubs and hedges: discover, grow and care for the world’s most popular plants.

by Eva Monheim. Quarto Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780760366844 

Silent Earth: averting the insect apocalypse.

by David Goulson. Harper Collins 2021.

ISBN 9780063088207 

Spirit of place: the making of a New England garden.

by Bill Noble. Timber Press, 2020.

ISBN 9781604698503

Summer wildflowers of the Northeast: a natural history.

by Carol Gracie. Princeton University Press, 2020.

ISBN 9780691199344; 0691199345; 9780691203300 

Trees of New Guinea.

ed. by Timothy M. A. Utteridge and Laura V. S. Jennings. Kew Publishing, 2021.

ISBN 9781842467503

Under Western skies: visionary gardens from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast.

by Jennifer Jewell; photogr. by Caitlin Atkinson. Timber Press, 2021.

ISBN 9781604699999

Urban lichens: a field guide for Northeastern North America.

by Jessica L. Allen and James C. Lendemer. Yale University Press, 2021.

ISBN 9780300252996 

Yungcautnguuq nunam qainga tamarmi = All the land’s surface is medicine:  edible and medicinal plants of Southwest Alaska.

Ann Fienup-Riordan, Alice Rearden et al. University of Alaska Press, 2020.

ISBN 9781602234222

Youth Literature Indicates a title from our Literature for Children and Young Adults category.

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