Sarah Bolme, Christian Small Publishers Association



(Charlotte, NC)  Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA) is pleased to announce the winning titles for the 2012 Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award. Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award honors books produced by small publishers each year for outstanding contribution to Christian life. Book lovers and retailers selling Christian products voted on the nominated titles in each of twelve categories.


The winners in each of the twelve categories are:



Yahshua’s Bridge, Sandi Rog, DeWard Publishing Company, 978-1-936341177



Hearts Communion, Marianne Evans, White Rose Publishing, 978-1-611160864


Christian Living

Walking in Broken Shoes, Susan Magnuson Walsh, Grace Acres Press, 978-1-602650329


Bible Study / Theology

The Disciple Whom Jesus Loved, J. Phillips,, 978-0-970268730



Just Honor God, Dr. Rick Metrick, ShadeTree Publishing, 978-1-937331023



Mr. Awana, Art Rorheim, Grace Acres Press, 978-1-602650275


Relationships / Family

Deliver Me: Help, Hope, & Healing through True Stories of Unplanned Pregnancy, Dianne E. Butts, Connections Press, 978-0-983164906


Children’s (age 4 to 8)

Today I Found God, Greg Long, author; Nathan Wondrak, illustrator; Halo Publishing International, 978-1-935268239


Children’s (age 8 to 12)

What Do Heroes Wear?, Gary Bower, author; Jan Bower, illustrator; Storybook Meadow Publishing, 978-0-984523634


Young Adult (age 12+)

Purity’s Big Payoff / Premarital Sex is a Big Rip-Off, Donna Lee Schillinger, Editor; The Quilldriver, 978-0-979163982


Gift Book

A Second Cup of Hot Apple Cider, N.J. Lindquist & Wendy E. Nelles, Editors; That’s Life! Communication, 978-0-978496319


eBook Exclusive

Keyboarding for the Christian School, Elementary Edition, Leanne Beitel, Christian Keyboarding


The winning titles can be viewed at


The Christian Small Publisher Book of the Year Award is sponsored by Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA). A total of 94 titles were nominated from 63 publishers for the twelve award categories.


CSPA represents and promotes small publishers in the Christian marketplace. CSPA represents a membership of over 100 small publishers producing materials for the Christian Marketplace. CSPA is a supplier member of CBA. For more information about Christian Small Publishers Association visit