Trinity University Press

Awards

1, 2, 3, Sí!: Numbers in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of the Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Medal (best board book)
  • Winner of the International Latino Book Awards (best educational children's bilingual book, 2nd place)
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Children's Book Award (picture books, finalist)

100 Tricks Every Boy Can Do: How My Brother Disappeared

Kim Stafford (author)

  • Winner of 2013 Independent Publisher Book Award - Silver for Autobiography
  • Designated as Finalist - 2014 Oregon Book Awards

Aelian’s On the Nature of Animals

Claudius Aelianus (author), Gregory McNamee (editor)

  • Winner of Independent Publisher's Gold Award (classics & philosophy)

The Architectural Legacy of Alfred Giles: Selected Restorations

Mary Carolyn Hollers George (author), W. Eugene George (photographs)

  • Winner of Foreword Magazine's Gold Award (home & garden)

Bedrock: Writers on the Wonders of Geology

Eldridge M. Moores (editor), Judith E. Moores (editor), Lauret E. Savoy (editor)

  • Designated as a Wall Street Journal Best Science Book (2006)

Black & Blanco!: Engaging Art in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Designated as School Library Journal Top 10 Latino-Themed Books of 2013

Colores Everywhere!: Colors in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of 2013 International Latino Book Awards - Bronze

Colors on Clay: The San José Tile Workshops of San Antonio

Susan Toomey Frost (author)

  • Winner of the Texas State Historical Association’s Ron Tyler Award for Best Book (history & culture)
  • Winner of the San Antonio Conservation Society Best Publication Award

Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas

Char Miller (author)

  • Winner of the San Antonio Conservation Society Best Publication Award

Defiant Gardens: Making Gardens in Wartime

Kenneth I. Helphand (author)

  • Winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award
  • Winner of the American Society of Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence in Research
  • Winner of the Foundation for Landscape Studies John Brinckerhoff Jackson Book Prize
  • Winner of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award
  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine’s Silver Medal (history)
  • Winner of the Environmental Design Research Association Research Award
  • Winner of the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries Literature Award
  • Designated as a New Statesman Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as a Portland Oregonian Bestseller

Hello, Círculos!: Shapes in English y Español

San Antonio Museum of Art (author), Madeleine Budnick (editor)

  • Winner of 2013 International Latino Book Award - Silver

Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape

Debra Gwartney (editor), Barry Lopez (editor), Molly O’Halloran (illustrations)

  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as an Amazon Best Book (travel)
  • Winner of Foreword Magazine Best Book Bronze Award (nature)
  • Designated as a Los Angeles Times Bestseller
  • Designated as a Seattle Times Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as a Portland Oregonian Bestseller
  • Designated as a Charleston Gazette 100 Most Notable Books
  • Designated as a Memphis Commercial Appeal 10 Books No Family Can Do Without
  • Designated as a Denver Post Bestseller
  • Designated as a Kansas City Star 100 Noteworthy Books

Home Ground: A Guide to the American Landscape

Debra Gwartney (editor), Barry Lopez (editor)

  • Designated as Kansas City Star 100 Noteworthy Books
  • Designated as Denver Post Bestseller
  • Designated as Memphis Commercial Appeal 10 Books No Family Can Do Without
  • Designated as Portland Oregonian Bestseller
  • Designated as Seattle Times Best Book of the Year
  • Designated as Los Angeles Times Bestseller
  • Designated as Amazon Best Book (travel)
  • Designated as San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
  • Winner of Foreword Magazine Best Book Bronze Award (nature)
  • Designated as Charleston Gazette 100 Most Notable Books

In a Special Light

Elroy Bode (author)

  • Winner of the Southwest Book Award

In the Country of Empty Crosses: The Story of a Hispano Protestant Family in Catholic New Mexico

Arturo Madrid (author), Miguel Gandert (photographs)

  • Winner of Texas Institute of Letters Fred Whitehead Award Best Design Trade Book 2012
  • Designated as Finalist for Best Biography New Mexico in the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
  • Winner of Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Award from Historical Society of New Mexico 2012

I’ve Heard the Vultures Singing: Field Notes on Poetry, Illness, and Nature

Lucia Perillo (author)

  • Designated as a Seattle Times Bestseller

A Kite in the Wind: Fiction Writers on Their Craft

Andrea Barrett (editor), Peter Turchi (editor)

  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, writing)

The Last Atoll: Exploring Hawai‘i’s Endangered Ecosystems

Pamela Frierson (author)

  • Winner of Elliott Cades Award for lifetime achievement
  • Winner of Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards - GOLD for Ecology & Environment
  • Runner Up Green Book Festival Awards - General Non-Fiction

Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer

Peter Turchi (author)

  • Designated as a New York Times 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time
  • Winner of the Book Art Foundation of Germany Stiftung Buchkunst Silver Medal
  • Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters Fred Whitehead Award for Best Design
  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Excellence
  • Designated as a Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book
  • Designated as a bostonist.com (Boston) Best Book
  • Designated as a Communication Arts Magazine Design Annual Featured Book
  • Designated as an AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers Featured Book
  • Designated as a Print Magazine Regional Design Featured Book
  • Designated as a Santa Fe New Mexican Bestseller

Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril

Kathleen Dean Moore (editor), Michael P. Nelson (editor), Desmond Tutu (foreword)

  • Designated as Top 10 Environmental Book by Huffington Post
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Gold Award (anthologies)
  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Silver Award (environmental studies)

One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile

Alicia Borinsky (author)

  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, social studies)

Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens

Hilton Als (foreword), Lowry Pei (introduction), Vaughn Sills (photographs)

  • Winner of the Christian Science Monitor Best Gardening Book Award
  • Winner of the Garden Writers Association Best Photography Book Award
  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Merit

The Plazas of New Mexico

Stefanos Polyzoides (editor), Chris Wilson (editor), Miguel Gandert (photographs)

  • Winner of Border Regional Library Association 2012 Southwest Book Award
  • Winner of the Historical Society of New Mexico Gaspar Perez de Villagra Prize

The Power of Trees

Gretchen C. Daily (author), Charles J. Katz Jr. (photographs)

  • Finalist in Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Awards - Nature

Reagan’s Comeback: Four Weeks in Texas That Changed American Politics Forever

Gilbert Garcia (author)

  • Winner of Independent Publishers Best Book Silver Award (regional nonfiction)

River of Traps: A New Mexico Mountain Life

Alex Harris (author), William deBuys (author)

  • Designated as a Santa Fe New Mexican Bestseller

San Antonio in Color

W. B. Thompson (illustrations)

  • Winner of the Bookbuilders West Book Show Certificate of Excellence
  • Designated as a San Antonio Express-News Best Book

Stealing History

Gerald Stern (author)

  • Finalist in Foreword Review Book of the Year Awards 2012 - Essay

Terra Antarctica: Looking into the Emptiest Continent

William L. Fox (author)

  • Winner of the ForeWord Magazine Best Book Silver Award (nature)

The Walk

William deBuys (author)

  • Designated as a Seattle Times Bestseller
  • Designated as a Southwest Book of the Year
  • Winner of the Orion Book Award (finalist)

The Way of Natural History

Thomas Lowe Fleischner (editor)

  • Designated as a Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Honorable Mention in nature
  • Designated as a Foreword Magazine Best Book Award Finalist in anthologies

Wisdom for a Livable Planet: The Visionary Work of Terri Swearingen, Dave Foreman, Wes Jackson, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Werner Fornos, Herman Daly, Stephen Schneider, and David Orr

Carl N. McDaniel (author)

  • Winner of the Foreword Magazine Best Book Award (finalist, environment)
  • Designated as a Working Assets Recommended Reading Book

Yosemite in Time: Ice Ages, Tree Clocks, Ghost Rivers

Rebecca Solnit (author), Mark Klett (photographs), Byron Wolfe (photographs)

  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
  • Winner of the Northern California Book Award for Nonfiction (finalist )
  • Designated as a San Francisco Chronicle Editors Recommended Book