Dr. Theresa Hest contributed to a book that received the Outstanding Book Award of 2013 for the Family Communication Division of the National Communication Association. Hest was the lead author and principal investigator for the chapter, “Cover Stories as Family Communication Practice” in The Family Communication Sourcebook. The award notice reads, in part, “The books nominated this year were all of exceptional quality. The fact that The Family Communication Sourcebook was selected speaks to its centrality to the field of family communication and the significance of its contribution.” Please join the faculty of the Communication Studies department in congratulating Hest.