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Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Jean Lukesh




BOOKS

The 150: A Commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of Hall County, Nebraska
Doorstep Orphan: Eugene Field and a Trilogy of His Best Loved Poems, Illustrated by Ronald Lukesh, Field Mouse Productions, 2012.
Do You Know a Hero?, Illustrated by Ronald Lukesh, Field Mouse Productions, 2012.
Eagle of Delight: Portrait of the Plains Indian Girl in the White House, Field Mouse Productions, 2013.
Lucky Ears: The True Story of Ben Kuroki, World War II Hero, Field Mouse Productions, 2010.
My Favorite Dog and Cat, Illustrated by Ronald Lukesh, Field Mouse Productions, 2013.
The Nebraska Adventure, Gibbs Smith, 2004.
Sky Rider: The Story of Evelyn Sharp, World War II Wasp, Field Mouse Productions, 2011,
Wolves in Blue: Stories of the North Brothers and Their Pawnee Scouts, Field Mouse Productions, 2011.


AWARDS

2005: "Texty" National Textbook Award for El-Hi Humanities and Social Sciences from the Text and Academic Authors Association - for The Nebraska Adventure
2006 & 2008: Nebraska Book Awards from the Nebraska Center for the Book and the Library of Congress - for The Nebraska Adventure and The 150: A Commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of Hall County, Nebraska
2006 & 2008: Moonshell Literary Awards from the Moonshell Arts and Humanities Council - for The Nebraska Adventure and The 150: A Commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of Hall County, Nebraska
2011: "IPPY" National/International Award, Bronze Medal for Multicultural Nonfiction for Children/Teens/Young Adults, from the Jenkins Group- for Lucky Ears: The True Story of Ben Kuroki, World War II Hero
2011: "Moonbeam" National/International Award, Bronze Medal for Multicultural Nonfiction for Young Adults, from the Jenkins Group - for Lucky Ears: The True Story of Ben Kuroki, World War II Hero
2012: SPUR National Award Finalist for Best Western Juvenile Nonfiction, from the Western Writers of America - for Wolves in Blue: Stories of the North Brothers and Their Pawnee Scouts
2012: Benjamin Franklin Finalist Award for Teen Nonfiction, from the Independent Book Publishers Association - for Wolves in Blue: Stories of the North Brothers and Their Pawnee Scouts
2012: "Moonbeam" National/International Award, Gold Medal for Children's Poetry - for Doorstep Orphan: Eugene Field and a Trilogy of His Best Loved Poems
2013: Nebraska Press Women’s 1st Place Communications Award for Children’s/Young Adult Nonfiction - for Doorstep Orphan: Eugene Field and a Trilogy of His Best Loved Poems
2013: National Federation of Press Women's 2nd Place Communications Award Children’s/Young Adult Nonfiction - for Doorstep Orphan: Eugene Field and a Trilogy of His Best Loved Poems
2013: “Moonbeam” National/International Award, Gold Medal for Young Adult Multicultural Nonfiction - for Eagle of Delight: Portrait of the Plains Indian Girl in the White House
2013: Literary Classics, Gold Medal for Young Adult Nonfiction - for Eagle of Delight: Portrait of the Plains Indian Girl in the White House
2013: Literary Classics LUMEN Gold Medal Award - for Young Adult Nonfiction for Eagle of Delight: Portrait of the Plains Indian Girl in the White House
2014: Western Writers of America (WWA) SPUR (Gold Medal) Award - for Children's/Young Adult Nonfiction for Eagle of Delight: Portrait of the Plains Indian Girl in the White House



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