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Mar 15, 2024

TEENS, make your voice heard! The Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) for young readers in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Alberta, and British Columbia. It was first established in 1940, making it the longest-running—and only US-Canada international—children's choice book award. Learn more at pnla.org. ⁠ Voting for the Young Reader's Choice Award begins on March 15, 2024 and closes on April 15th, 2024. If you're in grades 7-9, then you can vote on books in the Intermediate Division. ⁠⁠If you're in grades 10-12, then you can vote on books in the Senior…

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Nov 27, 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 National Book Awards! The National Book Foundation presents this annual award to celebrate the best literature published in the United States. These were the 2023 winners.⁠⁠ ⁠ FICTION Blackouts by Justin Torres NONFICTION The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History by Ned Blackhawk POETRY from unincorporated territory [åmot] by Craig Santos Perez TRANSLATED LITERATURE The Words That Remain by Stênio Gardel, translated by Bruna Dantas YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE A First Time for Everything by Dan Santat The full list of winners and nominees is available on the National…

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Nov 21, 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards! The Hugos are science fiction's most prestigious award, presented annually at the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) since 1955. The Lodestar Award and Astounding Award winners included here are also announced at Worldcon, though they are not Hugo Awards.⁠⁠ ⁠ NOVEL Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher NOVELLA Where the Drowned Girls Go by Seanan McGuire SERIES Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky RELATED WORK Terry Pratchett: a Life with Footnotes by Rob Wilkins DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM Everything Everywhere All At Once screenplay by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, directed…

Red velvet curtains and a spotlight highlighting the text: "Prize Winning Books"

Nov 14, 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Kirkus Prize! Since 2014, this literary honor has been awarded annually to books of exceptional merit in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and young readers’ literature.⁠ ⁠ FICTION The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride NONFICTION Our Migrant Souls by Héctor Tobar TEEN America Redux by Ariel Aberg-Riger Read more about the Kirkus Prize and the 2023 recipients at kirkusreviews.com.⁠

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