Atlanta Magazine: April 2007 Critics Choice Award Winner
Footprints Across the South: Bartramís Trail Revisited

Finalist, ForeWord magazine Book of the Year Award
Footprints Across the South: Bartramís Trail Revisited
More than 1,400 books were entered in 59 categories from prestigious independent presses like those at MIT, the University of Georgia, Oxford University, and Cambridge University, among others. Entries were judged on criteria including originality, writing and production quality, and patron/customer interest in the subject matter.

The 2006 Book All Georgia Reads by the Georgia Center for the Book
Trouble No More
. From the 2005 Top 25 Reading List, the Advisory Council of the Georgia Center for the Book selected Trouble No More by author Tony Grooms for the ďBook All Georgia Reads" program in 2006. With a grant provided by the Georgia Humanities Council, Grooms toured eight public libraries around the state in the spring of 2006 to read from and talk about his work.

Lillian Smith Book Award Winner
Trouble No More. This award recognizes authors whose fiction and nonfiction writing extends the legacy of the outspoken writer, educator, and social critic who challenged his/her fellow Southerners and all Americans on issues of social and racial justice. The Lillian Smith Book Award is the Southís oldest literary honor.

The Georgia 2005 Top 25 Reading List by the Georgia Center for the Book
Wild Ginger
. The reading list is a project of the Georgia Center for the Book. The list is made up of books set in Georgia or written by a resident or former resident of the state. The list, aimed at enhancing public appreciation of Georgiaís rich literary tradition, was chosen by the public and members of the Centerís advisory council. The purpose of the Top 25 is to promote reading and discussion.