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B&H Español takes top book, publisher honors Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Monday, 06 May 2013 01:00 AM America/New_York

LaResolucionParaHombres-WebB&H Español, B&H Publishing Group's Spanish division, won two major categories last night during the 2012 Spanish Evangelical Products Association (SEPA) Awards. The banquet event concluded the Spanish-language Christian trade show Expolit, held May 2-5 at the Doubletree Hotel & Miami Airport Convention Center in Miami.

B&H Español was honored with the Harold Kregel Award for Book of the Year 2012 for La Resolución Para Hombres (The Resolution for Men) by Stephen and Alex Kendrick with Randy Alcorn. B&H Español was also named the Publisher of the Year.

La Gloria de Dios (Glory of God) by Guillermo Maldonado (Whitaker House) won the award for the Best Original Book in Spanish 2012. The Distributor of the Year Award went to Distribuidora Ariel de México.

Two publishers received two awards. Casa Creación won the Best Bible Cover and Interior Design for Biblia Para la Guerra Espiritual (Spiritual Warfare Bible), and Unilit was honored with the Best Book Cover for Manual Para el Cuidado del Cáncer de Mama (The Manual for Breast Cancer Care) by Sally M. Knox.

Tyndale House Publishers' Spanish division, Tyndale Español won the Best Website Award, and Spanish publishing house Editorial CLIE (Committee on Literature for Evangelical Churches) was honored with the Best Presence in Social Networks Award.

During the event, David Peacock, president of Colombia-based Editorial Buena Semilla, was honored as one of the pioneers in the printing and distribution of Spanish Christian books.

Visit for a complete list of SEPA Award winners.