Spur Awards
2017
Off the Grid:
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2016
Crazy Mountain Kiss:
Click to search this book in our catalog   Keith McCafferty
2015
Bad Country
Click to search this book in our catalog   C.B. McKenzie
 
2014
Light of the World: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
 James Lee Burke
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2013
Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel
 James Lee Burke
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2012 (Western Short Novel)
Tuckers reckoning : a Ralph Compton novel
 by Matthew P Mayo
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2012 (Western Long Novel)
The Coyote tracker
Click to search this book in our catalog   Larry D Sweazy
2012 (Original Mass Market Paperback)
With blood in their eyes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Thomas Cobb
2012 (Western Short Novel)
Legacy of a Lawman: A Western Story
Click to search this book in our catalog   Johnny D. Boggs
 
2012 (Western Long Novel)
Remember Ben Clayton
 Stephen Harrigan
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2012 (Original Mass Market Paperback)
West Texas Kill
 Johnny D. Boggs
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2011 (Western Short Novel)
Snowbound
 Richard S. Wheeler
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2011 (Western Long Novel)
Last Train from Cuernavaca
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lucia St. Clair Robson
2011 (Original Mass Market Paperback)
Damnation Road
Click to search this book in our catalog   Max McCoy
2010 (Western Short Novel)
Far Bright Star
Click to search this book in our catalog   Robert Olmstead
 
2010 (Western Long Novel)
Echoes of Glory
 Robert Flynn
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2010 (Original Mass Market Paperback)
Stranger in Thunder Basin
 John D. Nesbitt.
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2009 (Western Short Novel)
Another mans moccasins
 Craig Johnson.
Library Journal : Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire (Kindness Goes Unpunished) flashes back to his Vietnam War ex...More
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2009 (Western Long Novel)
Shavetail : a novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Thomas Cobb.
2009 (Original Mass Market Paperback)
Trouble at the Redstone
Click to search this book in our catalog   John D. Nesbitt.
2009 (First Novel)
Gods thunderbolt : the vigilantes of Montana
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Carol Buchanan.
 
2008 (Western Nonfiction Biography)
Frontiersman: Daniel Boone and the Making of America
 Meredith Mason Brown
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2008 (Western Novel)
The God of Animals
 Aryn Kyle
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2009 (Western Nonfiction Historical)
Hunting the American West : the pursuit of big game for life, profit, and sport from 1800-1900
 Richard C. Rattenbury ; foreword by E. Norman Flayderman.
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2009 (Western Nonfiction Contemporary)
Full-court quest : the girls from Fort Shaw Indian School, basketball champions of the world
Click to search this book in our catalog   Linda Peavy ; Ursula Smith.
School Library Journal : Adult/High School—At the turn of the 20th century, an important aspect of the federal...More
2009 (Juvenile Fiction)
I am Apache
Click to search this book in our catalog   Tanya Landman.
Publishers Weekly : On the shortlist for the 2008 Carnegie Medal, Landman's U.S. debut takes its inspiration fro...More
2009 (Juvenile Nonfiction)
The trial of Standing Bear
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Frank Keating, Paintings by Mike Wimmer.
 
2009 (Storyteller Award)
The wheat doll
 Alison L. Randall ; illustrated by Bill Farnsworth.
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2008 (Nonfiction Contemporary)
Lone Star Lawmen: The Second Century of the Texas Rangers
 Robert M. Utley
Publishers Weekly: In this follow-up to Lone Star Justice, Utley tells how the Texas Rangers entered the 20th...More
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2008 (Young Readers)
Doubtful Canon
 Johnny D. Boggs
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2007 (Western Novel)
The Night Journal
Click to search this book in our catalog   Elizabeth Crook
2007 (Nonfiction Contemporary)
Copper Chorus: Mining, Politics and the Montana press
Click to search this book in our catalog   Dennis L. Swibold
2007 (Young Readers)
Geronimo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Joseph Bruchac
School Library Journal: Gr 5-10–Starting in 1886 with Geronimo's final surrender, this novel is told from the ...More
 
2006 (Western Novel - tie)
Camp Ford: A Western Story
  Johnny D. Boggs
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2006 (Western Novel - tie)
The Undertakers Wife
 Loren D. Estleman
Publishers Weekly: The Master Executioner, his 2001 tour de force, Estleman picks an unpopular profession and dr...More
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2006 (Novel of the West)
High Country: A Novel
 Willard Wyman
Library Journal: Wyman's first novel tells the tale of Ty Hardin, a quiet young man who becomes a kind of legend...More
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2006 (Young Readers)
Black Storm Comin
Click to search this book in our catalog   Diane Lee Wilson
School Library Journal: Gr 6-10 –In 1860, Colton Wescott, 12, is determined to keep his Sacramento-bound famil...More
2005 (Western Novel)
Buy the Chief a Cadillac
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rick Steber
Publishers Weekly : In 1954, the U.S. government, under the Indian Termination Act, "incorporated" a great...More
2005 (Novel of the West)
People of the Raven
Click to search this book in our catalog   Michael Gear
Publishers Weekly : The Gears' 12th entry (after 2003's People of the Owl) in their richly imagined series of novels...More
 
2005 (Young Readers)
Fire in the Hole
 Mary Cronk Farrell
School Library Journal : Gr 4-8–An adventure based on an incident that took place in Idaho in 1899. Mick is ad...More
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2004 (Western Novel)
I Should Be Extremely Happy In Your Company
 Brian Hall
Library Journal : At first glance, one might question the need for yet another book about intrepid American explorer...More
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2004 (Novel of the West)
So Wild A Dream
 Win Blevins
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2004 (Young Readers)
In The Eye of the Storm: The Adventures of Young Buffalo Bill
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cody Kimmel
School Library Journal : Gr 3-7-When the Codys arrived in Kansas Territory in 1854, they settled in a land violently...More
2003 (Western Novel)
The Chili Queen
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sandra Dallas
Publishers Weekly : A whorehouse madam, a bank robber, a mail-order bride and a former slave romp around 1860s New M...More
2003 (Novel of the West)
Perma Red
Click to search this book in our catalog   Debra Magpie Earling
Library Journal : In this beautiful first novel, set on the Flathead Reservation of Montana in the 1940s, Earling tr...More
 
2003 (Young Readers)
The Big Burn
 Jeanette Ingold
Publishers Weekly : Ingold (Pictures, 1918) captures the momentum of a wildfire in this historical novel about "...More
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2002 (Best Western)
The Way of the Coyote
 Elmer Kelton
Publishers Weekly : As gratifying as a McMurtry side plot and with more gritty excitement than just about any Hollyw...More
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2002 (Novel of the West)
The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
 Brady Udall
Library Journal : "If I could tell you only one thing about my life it would be this: when I was seven years ol...More
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2002 (Best Juvenile)
Rockbuster
Click to search this book in our catalog   Gloria Skurzynski,
Publishers Weekly : Skurzynski's (Spider's Voice) taut historical novel examines the plight and maturation of a boy ...More
2001 (Western Novel)
Summer of Pearls
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mike Blakley
Publishers Weekly : Homespun western charm flavors Blakely's slim historical fiction about one of the many "pea...More
2001 (Novel of the West)
The Gates of the Alamo
Click to search this book in our catalog   Stephen Harrigan
Publishers Weekly : Settling his fictional cast firmly at the heart of 19th-century Texas, novelist Harrigan (Jacob'...More
 
2001 (Best Juvenile)
The Midnight Train Home
 Erika Tamar
School Library Journal : Gr 5-7-Deirdre O'Rourke, 11, doesn't understand what's happening when she and her brothers,...More
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2000 (Western Novel)
Masterson
 Richard S. Wheeler
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2000 (Novel of the West)
Prophet Annie
 Ellen Recknor
Publishers Weekly : Spur Award-winner Recknor (Leaving Missouri) offers a daffy, highly original western told in the...More
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2000 (Best Juvenile)
Wrango
Click to search this book in our catalog   Brian Burks
Library Journal : Gr 4-8-A fictionalized biography of black cowboy George McJunkin's first cattle drive at age 16, W...More
1999 (Western Novel)
Journey of the Dead
Click to search this book in our catalog   Loren Estleman
School Library Journal : YA-In this elegantly conceived western, Billy the Kid's death haunts his killer until such ...More
1999 (Novel of the West)
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Liddie Newton
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jane Smiley
Library Journal : A woman whose abolitionist husband is murdered in 1850s Kansas cuts her hair and tracks his killer...More
 
1999 (Best Juvenile)
Petey
 Ben Mikaelson
Publishers Weekly : A writer admired for fast-paced adventure stories like Stranded and Sparrow Hawk Red takes on a ...More
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1998 (Western Novel)
The Kiowa Verdict
 Cynthia Haseloff
Publishers Weekly : Mining a critical but little-known event in the history of relations between Native Americans an...More
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1998 (Novel of the West)
Comanche Moon
 Larry McMurtry
Library Journal : This prequel to the classic Lonesome Dove (LJ 7/85) follows Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae throu...More
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1998 (Best Juvenile)
Danger Along the Ohio
Click to search this book in our catalog   Patricia Willis
School Library Journal : Gr 4-7--Willis combines the suspense of a page-turner, the danger level of a thriller, the ...More
1996 (Western Novel)
Blood of Texas
Click to search this book in our catalog   Will Camp
1996 (Novel of the West)
Sierra
Click to search this book in our catalog   Richard Wheeler
Library Journal : Ulysses McQueen leaves his wife on the family farm in Iowa to seek his fortune in the California g...More
 
1996 (Best Juvenile)
Far North
 Will Hobbs
Publisher's Weekly : Those insatiable fans of Hatchet are the likeliest audience for this winter survival tale, whic...More
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