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ROSS VAN DUSEN
Award-Winning Author / Artist

Children's Book Awards

GOLD WINNER

2016 MOONBEAM CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD
Best Series Children's Picture Book—Nonfiction

2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Best Book—All Children

WINNER

2018 National Federation of Press Women's Book Awards
Best Children's Book—Nonfiction
Albuquerque Journal
Top 10 New Mexico Books for 2017
2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Best Children's Picture Book
Best Science Book
Best Cover Design
Best Activity Book
2017 New Mexico Press Women's Book Awards
Best Children's Book—NonFiction
2017 Southwest Book Design and Production Awards
Best Children's Picture Book
2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Best Children's Picture Book
Best Science Book
Best Cover Design
Best Young Readers Book
2016 National Federation of Press Women's Book Awards
Best Children's Book—Fiction
2016 Southwest Book Design and Production Awards
Best Children's Picture BooK
2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Best Science Book

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HONORABLE MENTION
FINALIST

2017 New Mexico Press Women's Book Awards
Children's Book—Fiction
2016 National Federation of Press Women's Book Awards
Children's Book—Nonfiction
2015 INDIEFAB Best Book of the Year Awards
Children's Picture Book—Early Reader
2015 Eric Hoffer Book Awards
Montaigne Medal for Most Thought-Provoking Book
2015 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
Children's Picture Book
Cover Design

Awards for novels

2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Fiction Crime
Follow the Money

2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Fiction Sci Fi
Space Junk

2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Best Cover Design <6x9
Space Junk

2020 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

FINALIST

Body, Mind & Spirit
More Random Thoughts

2019 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Best Cover Design <6x9
Who Shot the Bartender?

2019 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

FINALIST

Fiction Mystery/Crime
Honeymoon Heist

2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Fiction Mystery/Crime
Who Stabbed Reverend Wicker?

2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

WINNER

Best Cover Design <6x9
Who Stabbed Reverend Wicker?

2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards

FINALIST

Fiction/Adventure
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