HAINES - "Alaska/Yukon/Arctic Light - Gifts of the Wild," by Haines author and photographer Kathleen M.K. Menke, was named a finalist in ForeWord Magazine's 2007 Book of the Year awards for independently published books.
Menke's book, celebrating spring in the far north, is one of six national titles awarded finalist status in the nature category by ForeWord Magazine. It was announced March 5.
Winners will be announced at a special program on May 29 in Los Angeles.