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Massachusetts Book Awards 2004
Honoring books published in 2003

The Massachusetts Book Awards are presents each year by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. To be eligible, books must have been written by authors who currently live and work in Massachusetts or must present topics of particular and specific importance to the Commonwealth regardless of their author's residency.

Archive of Past Lists

Fiction Award

A Kiss from Maddalena
by Christopher Castellani

Fiction Honors

by Alan Lightman

Operation Monsoon: Stories
by Shona Ramaya

Non-Fiction Award

Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides
by Christian G. Appy
DS559.5.A66 2003

Non-Fiction Honors

The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
by George Howe Colt
F72.C3C57 2003

Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery - the U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
by Nathaniel Philbrick
GN663.P48 2003

Poetry Award

Middle Earth: Poems
by Henri Cole
PS3553.O4725M53 2003

Poetry Honors

Far Side of the Earth
by Tom Sleigh
PS3569.L36F37 2003

Departure: Poems
by Rosanna Warren

Children's / Teen Literature Award

The Silent Boy
by Lois Lowry

Children's / Teen Honors

Don't Say Ain't
by Irene Smalls

My Brother's Flying Machine: Wilbur, Orville, and Me
by Jane Yolen
TL540.W7Y65 2003

Archive of Past Lists