Lindsey Nobles

Director of Corporate Communications

tel: (615) 902-1109

fax:  (615) 902-1110

cell:  (615) 476-5984


(Nashville, Tenn.)
Thomas Nelson, Inc. announced today that eight of their products have been chosen to be finalists for the 2010 Christian Book Awards. The Christian Book Awards are presented annually, since 1978, to the highest quality in Christian publishing in six categories – Bibles, Bible Reference & Study, Christian Life, Fiction, Children & Youth, and Inspiration & Gift. The awards are selected by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) based on excellence in content, literary quality, design, and significance of contribution. 

The winner in each category will be announced at the Christian Book Award Banquet in Nashville, Tennessee. The Christian Book Awards Dinner will begin on Monday, May 3, 2010, during the ECPA Executive Leadership Summit. In addition, one title will be selected from the finalist to receive the top honor, Christian Book of the Year. This award is based on editorial excellence and sales achievement.

The Thomas Nelson finalists are:

  • The American Patriot’s Bible, NKJV Richard Lee Editor (Bibles)

  • Chronological Study Bible, NKJV (Bibles)

  • The Word of Promise® Audio Bible, NKJV (Bibles)           

  • Sweet Dreams Princess: God’s Little Princess Bedtime Bible Stories, Devotions, and Prayers by Sheila Walsh (Children & Youth)

  • Take Your Best Shot by Ausitn Gutwein with Todd Hillard (Children and Youth)        

  • The Hole in Our Gospel by Richard Stearns (Christian Life)        

  • The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley (Christian Life)

  • Healing Waters by Nancy Rue and Stephen Arterburn (Fiction)                             

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