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John Stansfield

Award Winner!

Trouble Returns, Nancy Oswald's latest novel in the Ruby and Maude Adventure series has been honored with a 2017 Spur Award from Western Writers of America for Best Western Juvenile Fiction. The prestigious Spur Awards have been given annually since 1953.  Click here to see all the winners.

CAL Award

Trouble Returns was also honored with a 2017 Colorado Authors League Writing Award in Children's Fiction. Read more.

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aude Adventure novels.

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  Lights On

                      Lights On!
                  By Cynthia S. Becker
 Illustrated by Benjamin Hummel

In 1891 nineteen-year-old Irwin 'Ike' Hoover was sent by Thomas Edison himself to finish wiring the White House for electric lights. President Benjamin Harrison was so pleased he hired Ike, who became Chief Usher and served in the White House for 42 years.

Release date for Lights On! is Fall 2017. Now taking orders. Reserve your copy

More New Titles

                                      Edward Wynkoop              

Rolling with the Press 
             A Publisher's Journey

                 Edward Lehman

Edward Lehman, newspaper publisher and civic leader, grew up in Denver in the 1930s when gangsters and kidnappings were front-page news. His work life began as a paperboy and culminated as owner/publisher of the Longmont Daily Times-Call, the Loveland Daily Reporter-Herald, the Cañon City Daily Record, and the Colorado Hometown Weekly Newspaper. Lehman’s varied professional life also included years as a police reporter, deputy district attorney for Denver, and a stint in the Colorado state legislature.

Mr. Lehman worked with long-time associate Suzanne Barrett to research and reflect upon his life and times in Colorado.

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Spencer Penrose
                Builder and Benefactor

                       Joyce B. Lohse


Joyce B. Lohse’s seventh Colorado biography covers the larger-than-life story of Spencer Penrose—mining magnate, developer, philanthropist, and so much more.  

Spencer Penrose: Builder and Benefactor describes the many projects and accomplishments of Penrose and his wife Julie including the Pikes Peak automobile road, a rodeo arena, polo grounds, the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, and The Broadmoor Hotel. From his wealth came the El Pomar Foundation that for almost eighty years, has benefitted non-profit organizations and individuals in Colorado. 

Learn more  and order here .

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