LOS ANGELES - USABookNews.com, the leading online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses, announced the winners and finalists of The National Best Books 2008 Awards (NBBA) on October 20, 2008.
Words for All Time: Students' Letters to Holocaust Survivors, a project of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, was selected as "Winner" in the category of Education: K-12.
Jeff Keen, President and CEO of USABookNews.com, said this year's contest yielded an unprecedented number of entries and that the 2008 results represent a phenomenal mix of books from a wide array of publishers throughout the United States. "Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape," said Keen. "Simon & Schuster, Tarcher/Penguin, HarperCollins, Hyperion, St. Martin's Press, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons & many independent publishers [including Margate, NJ based ComteQ Publishing, which published Words for All Time] contributed to this year's outstanding NBBA competition."