#Book Awards

9 of the Best Books That Won Awards In 2023

A wide-ranging list of award-winning books 2023 had to offer, for children, teens, and adults. Find your next read here!

The National Book Awards Winners: A Retrospective

A look back at the National Book awards over the years, a review of this year's nominees, and some thoughts on who might win the award this November.

Book Award Categories We Wish Existed

From Best Book with a Cat on the Cover to Best Book to Read in a Dark, Dark Place, these are the book award categories we really want to see!

2023 International Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

Honoring the finest works of translated fiction from around the world, the International Booker Prize has announced its 2023 shortlist.

2022 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the 2022 Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced, featuring several returning winners and a few landslide hits.

2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction

The 2022 Ursula K. Le Guin Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Khadija Abdalla Bajaber for her debut YA novel The House of Rust.

2022 Kirkus Prize Winners

The 2022 Kirkus Prize has been awarded for the categories of fiction, nonfiction, and young readers' literature. Here are the winners.

The 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards: See Who Took Home the Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and More!

The winners and honors of the 2022 ALA Youth Media Awards have been announced!

How To Run A Book Award In Your School Library

If you want to start holding an annual book award as a school librarian, here are some tips from a pro!

A Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Judging A Children’s Book Award

Here's what it's really like to judge a children's book award, including the surprising best part of the process (it's not the free books!)