These are the 2009 winners of the National Outdoor Book Award, by category. I have The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America sitting in my "books to review" stack and will give it a longer review here soon.
History/Biography. Winner. The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America by Douglas Brinkley
Outdoor Literature. Winner. Halfway to Heaven by Mark Obmascik
Outdoor Literature. Honorable Mention. Rowboat in a Hurricane by Julie Angus
Design & Artistic Merit Category. Winner. Lars Jonsson's Birds. Illustrations by Lars Jonsson
Classic Award. Winner. Kayak: The New Frontier by William Nealy
Classic Award. Honorable Mention. Appalachian Odyssey by Steve Sherman and Julia Older
Nature and the Environment. Winner. Our Living Earth by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Nature and the Environment. Honorable Mention. Sand: The Never Ending Story by Michael Welland.
Natural History Literature. Winner. Every Living Thing by Rob Dunn
Children's Category. Winner. Whistling Wings by Laura Goering. Illustrated by Laura Jacques.
Children's Category. Honorable Mention. Operation Redwood; by S. Terrell French
Instructional Category. Girl on the Rocks: A Woman's Guide to Climbing by Katie Brown.
Outdoor Adventure Guidebooks. Winner. Guide to the Green and Yampa Rivers by Duwain Whitis and Barbara Vinson
Outdoor Adventure Guidebooks. Honorable Mention. The Guide to Baja Sea Kayaking by Dave Eckardt
Nature Guidebooks. Winner. Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America by Roger Tory Peterson
Nature Guidebooks. Honorable Mention Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West by Dennis Paulson