#1 A Penny’s Worth of Character, Jesse Stuart

#2 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert

#3 Cruelly Murdered: The Murder of Mary Magdalene Pitts and Other Kentucky True Crime Stories, Keven McQueen

#4 (tie) The Appalachians: America’s First and Last Frontier, Evans, Santelli, George-Warren, editors

#4 (tie) Gateway to Empire, Allan W. Eckert

#4 (tie) Wilderness Empire, Alan W. Eckert

#5 (tie) The Conquerors, Allan W. Eckert

#5 (tie) The Hunters of Kentucky: A Narrative History of America’s First Far West, 1750-1792, Ted Franklin Belue