Christian Book Award® Finalists for 2012

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Announces the Finalists for the 2012 Christian Book Awards

Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Award® now honors titles in seven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration, and New Author. A minimum of five finalists are chosen in each category. Winners will be announced at the ECPA Awards Banquet on April 30 in Chicago.

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Category: Bibles

ESV Student Study Bible

ISBN: 9781433523045

KJV400 Study Bible
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418545352 

NIV Student Bible
Tim Stafford, Philip Yancey 
ISBN: 9780310437246

NKJV Evidence Bible
Commentary by Ray Comfort
Bridge Logos Publishers
ISBN: 9780882705255
NLT Parallel Study Bible

Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414339252


Category: Bible Reference

Derek Thomas 
P&R Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781596380486 

The Baker Illustrated Bible Handbook
J. Daniel Hays and J. Scott Duvall 
Baker Books/Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801012969 

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality
Glen G. Scorgie 
ISBN: 9780310290667

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist?
C. John Collins
ISBN: 9781433524257

Galatians, Ephesians: Reformation Commentary on Scripture Series
Gerald L. Bray, Editor
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830829736
Operation World
Jason Mandryk 
Biblica / InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830857234

Category: Non-Fiction

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe
Greg Paul
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781400203000 

Jesus + Nothing = Everything
Tullian Tchividjian 
ISBN: 9781433507786

Nearing Home
Billy Graham
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849948329 

The Resolution for Men
Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick
B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781433671227

Sanctuary of the Soul: Journey into Meditative Prayer 
Richard J. Foster
InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830835553 

What Women Fear
Angie Smith
B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780805464290

What's It Like to Be Married to Me
Linda Dillow
David C Cook
ISBN: 9781434700568 



Category: Fiction

Freedom’s Stand
Jeanette Windle
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414314761

Mine Is the Night
Liz Curtis Higgs
WaterBrook Press
ISBN: 9781400070022 

The Queen
Steven James
Revell/Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780800733032

The Reluctant Prophet
Nancy Rue
David C Cook
ISBN: 9781434764966

The Touch
Randall Wallace
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414343662


Category: Children

Horse Dreams
Dandi Daley Mackall
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414339160 

My First Hands-On Bible
Group Publishing and Tyndale House Publishers
Tyndale House Publishers
ISBN: 9781414348308

Ronnie Wilson’s Gift
Francis Chan
David C Cook
ISBN: 9780781404778 

The Story for Children, A Storybook Bible
Max Lucado, Randy Frazee, Karen Davis Hill
ISBN: 9780310719755

The Story Bible
Edited by Edward A. Engelbrecht and
Gail E. Pawlitz 
Concordia Publishing House
ISBN: 9780758619020 

Category: Inspiration

Hope for Your Heart
June Hunt
ISBN: 9781433503979

The Law of Happiness
Dr. Henry Cloud
Howard Books
ISBN: 9781439176993 

Long Story Short: Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God
Marty Machowski 
New Growth Press 
ISBN: 9781935273813

The Love and Respect Experience
Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849948176

Live Loved
Max Lucado
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781404190061

The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge
Tony Dungy with Nathan Whitaker 
Tyndale House Publishers 
ISBN: 9781414348285

Category: New Author

The Healer’s Apprentice
Melanie Dickerson 
ISBN: 9780310721437 

Kisses from Katie
Katie Davis
Howard Books
ISBN: 9781451612066 

Love Amid the Ashes
Mesu Andrews 
Revell/Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780800734077

Not a Fan
Kyle Idleman 
ISBN: 9780310331933 

Surprised by Oxford
Carolyn Weber
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849946110

The World-Tilting Gospel: Embracing a Biblical Worldview & Hanging on Tight
Dan Phillips 
Kregel Publications
ISBN: 9780825439087 

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