Honors and Awards

Indy Split with IBPA and Indy Awards

John Deere Evolution cover with award

Internal Fire Award Graphic

Botts

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Farmall Cub Encyclopedia
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IMSA 1969-1989
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Tractor
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Victory Motorcycles
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Red 4WD Tractors
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International Scout (2nd Edition)
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The Build
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Beast
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Red Combines 1915-2015
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Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding
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Red Tractors 1958-2013
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In the Red
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The Adventurous Motorcyclists' Guide to Alaska
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  • Indy Split

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

    March 2022

    Indy Split won a silver award in the Sports & Recreation category of the 2022 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

    IPPY Independent Publisher Book Award

    May 2022

    Indy Split won a bronze award in the Sports category of the 2022 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

  • John Deere Evolution

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

    March 2022

    John Deere Evolution won a silver award in the History and Cover Design categories of the 2022 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

    IPPY Independent Publisher Book Award

    May 2022

    John Deere Evolution won a gold award in the Transportation category of the 2022 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

    Internal Fire 

    May 2022

    Internal Fire won a bronze award in the Reference category of the 2022 Independent Publisher Book Awards. 

  • Botts Begins: Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor Vol. 1

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

    Botts Begins won a gold award in the Humor category of the 2021 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • Farmall Cub Encyclopedia

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

    The Farmall Cub Encyclopedia won a silver award in the Professional and Technical category of the 2020 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • IMSA 1969-1989

    Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY)

    IMSA 1969-1989 won a bronze award in the Sports/Fitness/Recreation category of the 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs).

  • TRACTOR

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    TRACTOR won a gold award in the Interior Design category of 2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • TRACTOR

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    TRACTOR won a silver award in the History category of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards

  • Victory Motorcycles

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    Victory Motorcycles won a gold award in the Professional and Technical category of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • Victory Motorcycles

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    Victory Motorcycles won a gold award in the Cover Design: Large Format category of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • Victory Motorcycles

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    Victory Motorcycles won a silver award in the Reference category of the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards.

  • Red 4WD Tractors

    Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY)

    Red 4WD Tractors won a gold award in the Transportation category of the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards).

  • Red 4WD Tractors

    Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

    Red 4WD Tractors won a gold Benjamin Franklin Award in the Reference Category and a sliver Benjamin Franklin Award in the History category.

  • International Scout Encyclopedia

    IBPABenjamin Franklin Award

    The International Scout Encyclopedia won a Benjamin Franklin Award (Silver) in the Reference category.

  • The Build

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    The book The Build, published by Octane Press, won a 2017 Benjamin Franklin Award (Gold) in the Professional and Technical Category.

  • Beast

    Independent Publisher (IPPY Award)

    Beast by Jade Gurss won an Bronze IPPY Award in the transportation category.

  • Red Combines 1915-2015

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    Red Combines 1915-2015 won a gold Benjamin Franklin Award in the Professional and Technical Category and a sliver Benjamin Franklin Award in the History category.

  • Red Combines 1915-2015

    Independent Publisher Book Awards

    The book Red Combines 1915-2015 won a Gold IPPY in the Transportation category.

  • Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    The book Canning, Pickling and Freezing with Irma Harding won the 2015 Benjamin Franklin Award (gold) for nonfiction book cover, small format.

  • Red Tractors 1958-2013

    Independent Publisher Book Awards

    The book Red Tractors 1958–2013 won the bronze IPPY award in the transportation category.

  • Red Tractors 1958-2013

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    The book Red Tractors 1958–2013 won the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award (gold) in the history category.

  • In the Red

    Independent Publisher Book Awards

    The Octane Press book, In the Red by Jade Gurss won the bronze IPPY award in the southeast regional non-fiction category.

  • The Adventurous Motorcyclists' Guide to Alaska

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    The Adventurous Motorcyclist's Guide to Alaska won a Benjamin Franklin Award in the travel category.

  • Forward: The First Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole

    Friends of the St Paul Library / Minnesota Book Awards

    The Octane Press book, Forward: The First Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole, was one of four finalists for a Minnesota Book Award in the General Nonfiction category.

  • In the Red

    Motor Press Guild / Dean Batchelor Award

    In the Red by Jade Gurss, published by Octane Press, was one of three finalists for the Dean Batchelor Award, which is given to one automotive-related book in honor of the late automotive journalist Dean Batchelor.

  • Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole

    IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

    Jun 2012

    The Octane Press book, Forward: The First American Unsupported Expedition to the North Pole, won the 2012 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award (gold) in the Sports and Recreation Category.