The Florida Book Awards- now the most comprehensive state book awards program in the nation- is an annual program that recognizes, honors & celebrates the best Florida literature published in the previous year. It is coordinated by the Florida State University Program in American & Florida Studies and co-sponsored by the Florid Center for the Book; State Library and Archives of Florida; Florida Historical Society; Florida Humanities Council; Florida Library Arts Coalition; Florida Library Association; "Just Read, Florida!", Governor's Family Literacy Initiative; Florida Association for Media in Education; Florida Center for the Literary Arts; Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America; and the Friends of FSU Libraries.