is proud to announce that the book "Way
of the Baby: A Book of Five Grins"
(ISBN: 0595358853, iUniverse) has been selected
as a finalist in ForeWord Magazine's Book
of the Year Award in the category of Parenting.
"It is a great honor to be recognized
by ForeWord Magazine, which is well known
for its journalistic quality and leadership
in identifying excellence in works from
independent publishers. The company stands
out as a visionary in its mission of empowering
a new class of writers in this rapidly evolving
segment of the publising industry"
said author, Brian Hutchins.
Over the years
has had the distinct honor of acknowledging
and recognizing excellence in publishing
from independent presses. This year, the
seventh annual, was no exception. From 1,540
book submissions to be considered for the
2005 Book of the Year Awards, an editorial
team of judges narrowed the field to 604
finalists in 55 categories. Winners for
Gold, Silver and Bronze will be determined
by our readership of booksellers and librarians.
ForeWord's BOTYA program was designed specifically
for them to share in the process of discovering
distinctive books across a number of genres
with judgements based on their own authority
in each category and on their patron/customer
interests. The winners as well as Editor's
Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction
($1500 each) will be announced at a special
program at BookExpo America at the Washington
Convention Center in Washington DC Friday,
May 19th, 2006 from 3 - 4:30 PM in room