Christian Book Award® Winners for 2012

Announcing the 2012 Christian Book Award® Winners

The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the winners for the 2012 Christian Book Awards. Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Awards honor titles in seven categories: Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration and New Author.

Five finalists are selected in each category following a stringent judging process by judging panels specially selected for each category. The top scoring book in each category is named the Christian Book Award winner. The Christian Book of the Year® is chosen among the finalists to represent Christian publishing's highest quality and greatest impact for 2012.

The Christian Book Award winners and Christian Book of the Year® were announced at the ECPA Awards Banquet in Chicago, Illinois, on April 30th.

Press Release
2012 Finalists
Program Information

The 2012 Christian Book of the Year®

Nearing Home
Billy Graham
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780849948329


ESV Student Study Bible
ISBN: 9781433523045

Bible Reference

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality
Glen G. Scorgie
ISBN: 9780310290667


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


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

New Author

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


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


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

2012 Christian Book Award® Retail and Media Partners:

Christianity Today International

Berean Christian Stores

Family Christian Stores


Parable Christian Stores


MTL: More to life


Signature Websites: network




Barnes & Noble Booksellers


2012 Christian Book Award® Distribution Partner and Program Sponsor:
Spring Arbor

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