Tag Archives: Minnesota Book Award

Announcing MNBA Finalists

On Saturday, January 28, The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library announced the finalists in nine categories for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Awards.  Reviewed and chosen by 27 judges from around the state – writers, teachers, librarians, booksellers, … Continue reading

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Winter Bees Wins an Emmy!

Congratulations on the Emmy win for Winter Bees: And Other Poems of the Cold about the making of a Minnesota Book Award-winning children’s book. This Beyond the Book television special was a production by TPT in partnership with The Friends of the St. Paul … Continue reading

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MNBA Season Opens Soon

It’s almost here – the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Awards season begins on August 1. Book submissions, special award nominations, and judge applications will open. Visit the MNBA website for all the details.

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Appreciation for MNBA Support

The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, as the Library of Congress-designated Minnesota Center for the Book, expressed their appreciation to CRPLSA for financial support of the 28th Annual Minnesota Book Awards. 2016 MNBA Appreciation Packet for Outreach Partners … Continue reading

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MNBA 2016 Pix & Vid

Check out 2016 Minnesota Book Awards Ceremony photos and video

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MNBA Winners 2016

And the winners are…  Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall   (Children’s Literature) No House to Call My Home: Love, Family and Other Transgressions by Ryan Berg   (Nonfiction) The Grave Soul by Ellen Hart   (Genre Fiction) Water and What … Continue reading

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Beyond the Book — Winter Bees

Winter Bees introduces the viewer to Joyce Sidman, the author of a 2015 Minnesota Book Award winner, and a young reader. Together they explore the winter environment and the creation of poems and art that make Winter Bees & Other … Continue reading

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The Art and Life of George Morrison DVDs on their way

The final task in CRPLSA’s partnership with The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library and tpt will be the distribution of 84 DVDs to be shared among Minnesota’s public library collections. The Art and Life of George Morrison: A … Continue reading

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Beyond the Book Special receives Emmy Nomination

CRPLSA’s partnership with The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library and tpt generated a September Emmy nomination.  In the category of Documentary – Cultural the first ever Beyond the Book production, The Art and Life of George Morrison: A Beyond … Continue reading

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Modern Spirit premieres

A new documentary based on the 2014 Minnesota Book Award-winning book, Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison, premieres Sunday, February 22 on  Twin Cities Public Television (tpt).  The concept of creating a high quality documentary to explore a recent Minnesota … Continue reading

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