The 25th Anniversary Midwest Book Awards has recognized Under The Radar Michigan: The First 50 (Scribe Publishing Company, 2015) as a finalist in the category of travel. Winners will be announced at the Midwest Book Awards Gala to be held in Minnesota on May 13, 2015.
The competition, organized by the Midwest Independent Publishing Association, is judged by experts from all aspects of the book world, including publishers, writers, editors, librarians, teachers and book designers. They select award winners and finalists based on overall excellence.
This is the second prestigious national book award that the book has been named a finalist in. Earlier this year, it was also named a finalist in the Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year in the category of travel. Foreword Reviews will announce the winners of the 17th annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards during a program at the American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco on June 26, 2015.
About Under The Radar Michigan and the book:
Under the Radar Michigan is an Emmy award winning PBS television series that features the cool people, places and things that make Michigan an awesome place to live, work and play. The book, Under the Radar Michigan: The First 50, covers all of the places explored in the show’s first 50 episodes. Filled with full-color photography, the guide includes everything from Michigan restaurants and museums, to cool businesses and neighborhoods, to the extraordinarily talented people of Michigan, and includes contact information as well as funny anecdotes from host Tom Daldin’s experiences there.
You’ll speed through Michigan’s Everglades; go to santa school; eat awesome food; hike giant dunes; meet inspired people; explore great wilderness; fly through the air on skis; sail the Great Lakes; tour great museums and even swim at a secret beach. You won’t believe what’s right in your own back yard.