Popular Presentation of the Catholic FaithFirst Place: “Thrift Store Saints,” Jane Knuth (Loyola Press).Second Place: “The Catholic Companion to Jesus,” Mary Kathleen Glavich, SND (ACTA).Third Place: “American Madonna,” Deirdre Cornell (Orbis).Spirituality: Soft CoverFirst: “The Gratitude Factor,” Charles M. Shelton, Ph.D. (Hidden Spring).Second: “The Isle of Monte Cristo: Finding the Inner Treasure,” Steve Greorgiou (Novalis).Third: “This Will Be Remembered of Her: Stories of Women Reshaping the World,” Megan McKenna (William. B. Eerdmans).Spirituality: Hard CoverFirst: “Full of Grace,” Judith Dupre (Random House).Second: “All The Way to Heaven: Dorothy Day,” edited by Robert Ellsberg (Marquette University Press).Third: “God’s Tender Mercy: Reflections on Forgiveness,” Joan Chittister (Twenty-Third Publications).TheologyFirst: “The Rhythm of Being: The Gifford Lectures,” Raimon Panikkar (Orbis).Second: “How Can The Petrine Ministry Be a Service to The Unity of The Universal Church?” James F. Puglisi (William. B. Eerdmans).Third: “Ministers of the Law: A Natural Law Theology of Legal Authority,” Jean Porter (William. B. Eerdmans).ScriptureFirst: “Come Out, My People!” Wes Howard-Brooks (Orbis).Second: “Jesus, the Messianic King: Part One Matthew [1-16],” Steven J. Binz (Twenty-Third Publications).Third: “Wisdom for Everyday Life from the Book of Revelation,” Fr. Richard Veras (St. Anthony Messenger).LiturgyFirst: “Eucharist and American Culture,” Dennis C. Smolarski, SJ (Paulist Press).Second: “Daily Mass Intercessions,” Bryan M. Cones (World Library).Third: “Real World, Real Worship,” Rev. Ron Raab, CSC (World Library).Pastoral ministryFirst: “When Values Collide: The Catholic Church, Sexual Abuse, and The Challenges of Leadership,” Joseph P. Chinnici (Orbis).Second: “Adult Faith,” Diarmuid O’Murchu ( Orbis).Third: “Servant Leadership Models for Your Parish,” Dan R. Ebener (Paulist Press).Professional BooksFirst: “Seeking the Truth of Things,” Al Gini (ACTA).Second: “The Spirit at Work: Conversion and the RCIA,” Michael Marchal (World Library).EducationFirst: “Introducing Catholic Social Thought,” J. Milburn Thompson (Orbis).Second: “The Gospel Among Nations,” Robert A. Hunt (Orbis).Third: “Our Media World: Teaching Kids K-8 About Faith and Media,” Staff (Pauline Books & Media).Design and ProductionFirst: “Full of Grace,” Judith Dupre (Random House).Second: “Benedict XVI Essays and Reflections on His Papacy,” Sister Mary Ann Walsh, RSM (Sheed & Ward Book, Rowan & Littlefield).Third: “Way Down North,” Rene Fumoleau (Novalis).Children's BooksFirst: “Brother Jerome and the Angels in the Bakery,” Fr. Dominic Garramone OSB (Reedy Press).Second: “All God’s Children,” Anne E. Neuberger (Twenty-Third Publications).Third: “We Have A Pope!” Karen Congeni (New Springtime Press).First Time Author of a BookFirst: “The Divine Dynamic,” John Surette, SJ (ACTA).Second: “Theology and The Boundary Discourse of Human Rights,” Ethna Regan (Georgetown University Press).Third: “How To Get To ‘I Do’: A Dating Guide For Catholic Women,” Amy Bonaccorso (Servant Books).Family Life First: “Family Ethics: Practices for Christians,” Julie Hanlon Rubio (Georgetown University Press).Second: “What I Wish Someone Had Told Me About the First Five Years of Marriage,” Roy Petitfils (St. Anthony Messenger Press).Third: “Love One Another,” Tim Muldoon and Cynthia S. Dobrzynski (Crossroad).History First: “Reclaiming Catholicism: Treasures Old and New,” Thomas H. Groome and Michael J. Daley (Orbis).Second: “Peregrino: A Pilgrim Journey Into Catholic Mexico,” Ron Austin (William. B. Eerdmans).Third: “Urban Catholic Education: Tales of 12 American Cities,” University of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education (University of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education).Biography First: “Maurice Blondel: A Philosophical Life,” Olivia Blanchette (Wm. B. Eerdmans).Second: “Thea’s Song,” Charlene Smith and John Feister (Orbis).Third: “Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ: A Modern Theologian,” Patrick W. Carey (Paulist Press).Gender IssuesFirst: “Suffer the Children Unto Me,” Michael W. Higgins and Peter Kavanagh (Novalis).Second: “Hope Abundant,” Kwok Pui-lan, Editor (Orbis).Third: “Weaving Faith and Experience: A Woman’s Perspective,” Patricia Cooney Hathaway (St. Anthony Messenger Press).Best Book by a Small PublisherFirst: “Affirming Love, Avoiding AIDS: What Africa Can Teach the West,” Matthew Hanley and Jokin de Irala (National Catholic Bioethics Center).Second: “One Man’s Journey to Freedom,” Gene X. Kortsha (Joseph Karl Publishing).Third: “Olivia’s Gift,” Nancy Carabio Belanger, Illustrations by Sandra Casali Lew Allen (Harvey House Publishing).Social ConcernsFirst: “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church,” Bryan N. Massingale, STD (Orbis).Second: “Too Expensive To Treat,” Charles C. Camosy (William. B. Eerdmans).Third: “Women, Sex, and the Church,” Edited by Erika Bachiochi, STD (Pauline Books and Media).Faith & ScienceFirst: “New Proofs for the Existence of God,” Robert J. Spitzer, SJ (William. B. Eerdmans).Second: “God, Creation, and Climate Change,” Richard W. Miller, Editor (Orbis).Third: “Darwin’s Pious Idea,” Conor Cunningham, Editor (William. B. Eerdmans).THE PUBLISHERSACTA Publications, Chicago, IL Crossroad Publishing, Chestnut Ridge, NYGeorgetown University Press, Washington, DCHarvey House Publishing, Irvington-on-Hudson, NYHidden Spring, Snohomish, WAIDEA Center for the Voices of Humanity, Seneca Falls, NYJoseph Karl Publishing, Rochester, MNLoyola Press, Chicago, ILMagnificat, Yonkers, NYMarquette University Press, Milwaukee, WINational Catholic Bioethics Center, Philadelphia, PANew Springtime Press, Fairlawn, OHNovalis, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaOrbis Books, Maryknoll, NYPauline Books & Media, Boston, MAPaulist Press, Mahwah, NJRandom House, New York, NYReedy Press, St. Louis, MORowan & Littlefield, Lanham, MDSt. Anthony Messenger Press, Cincinnati, OHServant Books, Cincinnati, OHUniversity of Notre Dame Alliance for Catholic Education, Lafayette, INWm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids, MIWorld Library Publications, Franklin Park, IL