Literary Arts congratulates the winners of the 2012 Oregon Book Awards

 ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Graham Salisbury of Lake Oswego
 Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii (Wendy Lamb Books)

LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
Emily Whitman of Portland
 Wildwing (Greenwillow Books)

FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
Kenneth J. Ruoff of Portland
Imperial Japan At Its Zenith: The Wartime Celebration of the Empire’s 2600th Anniversary (Cornell University Press)

 SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION
 George Estreich of Corvallis
The Shape of the Eye: Down Syndrome, Family, and the Stories We Inherit
 (Southern Methodist University Press)

 STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY
Carl Adamshick of Portland
 Curses and Wishes (Louisiana State University Press)

 KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION
Patrick DeWitt of Portland
 The Sisters Brothers (Ecco)

PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART GRAPHIC LITERATURE AWARD
Joe Sacco of Portland
Footnotes in Gaza (Metropolitan Books)

READERS CHOICE AWARD
Lidia Yuknavitch of Portland
The Chronology of Water (Hawthorne Books)

 WALT MOREY YOUNG READERS LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
 Dr. Ulrich Hardt of Portland