Mortenson Construction Wins Midwest Book Award for Catch the Sun

May 20, 2014 MIPS Award logo with catch the sun children's book cover

"Catch the Sun” Children’s Book Awarded First Place in the Education/Learning Category

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (May 20, 2014) Minnesota-based Mortenson Construction brought home the gold at the 24th Annual Midwest Book Awards Celebration held on May 14, 2014 in St. Paul, MN. The Midwest Book Awards recognize creativity in content and execution, overall book quality and the book’s unique contribution to its subject area. The Midwest Independent Publishers Association has sponsored the book awards since 1990.

“Catch the Sun,” the second book in the Mortenson “Discover Renewables” series, is part of Mortenson’s ongoing efforts to educate the next generation about solar energy.

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