This is a great year for New Society Publishers titles and the Nautilus Awards with four of our books receiving Gold and Silver awards! Congratulations to these four authors! What an honour to have their work recognized this way.
The Book of Nature Connection and Making Shift Happen took home Gold awards in their categories, with Wild Plant Culture and Inside Out bringing home Silver in theirs.
For more information or to purchase these or any New Society Publishers titles, purchase from our website or your local independent bookstore.
The Nautilus Book Awards represent the highest achievement of the writer’s craft. Nothing less. It’s all about envisioning a better, more peaceful, more caring world — both for us and for our fellow creatures and Mother Earth.
–T.A. Barron, Philomel Books/Penguin Young Readers Group
Gold in Special Honors: Educational Guidebooks
The Book of Nature Connection: 70 Sensory Activities for All Ages by Jacob Rodenburg
The Book of Nature Connection is packed with fun activities for using our senses to connect to nature in a deep and nourishing way. From "extenda-ears" and acorn whistles to camouflage games and scent scavenger hunts, enjoy over 70 diverse and incredible sensory nature activities for all ages.
Gold in Social Sciences & Education
Making Shift Happen: Designing for Successful Environmental Behavior Change by Nya Van Leuvan, Lauren Highleyman, Rod Fujita and Ashleigh Kellerman
To tackle our urgent environmental problems and achieve positive, durable change, we must design solutions based directly on how people think, make decisions, and act. Whether you're a practitioner or want to change your own behavior, Making Shift Happen is a roadmap that empowers you with tools to transform the world.
Silver in Green, Restorative Practices / Sustainability
Wild Plant Culture: A Guide to Restoring Edible and Medicinal Native Plant Communities by Jared Rosenbaum
Wild Plant Culture covers the ecological restoration of native edible and medicinal plant communities with a focus on Eastern North America. Integrating restoration practices, foraging, herbalism, rewilding, and permaculture, it provides tools to engage with wild plant communities in mutually beneficial relationships.
Silver in Social Change, Social Justice
Inside Out: The Equity Leader’s Guide to Undoing Institutional Racism by Caprice D. Hollins
Inside Out provides a road map for organizational change. Written for leaders championing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in their workplace, its adaptive approach outlines the crucial steps towards dismantling institutional racism. An invaluable resource packed with practical tools and strategies.