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

#2 (tie) Appalachian Values, Loyal Jones

#2 (tie) The Beatinest Boy, Jesse Stuart

#3 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert

#4 Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America’s First Frontier, Bob Drury and Tom Clavin

#5 Raft Tide and Railroad – How We Lived and Died: Collected Memories and Stories of an Appalachian Family and its Seventh Son, Edwina Pendarvis