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The B&N Children's & YA Book Award Winners

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The Barnes & Noble Children’s & YA Book Awards discovers, champions, and celebrates the very best in Children’s publishing in three categories: Picture Books, Young Readers and YA!

Mel Fell
Amari and the Night Brothers
Firekeeper's Daughter

The Barnes & Noble Book of the Year 2020

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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)

by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The 2020 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year is World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil! Filled with tender illustrations and meditations on nature, this stunning book is a celebration of the natural world by way of memoir. See All Finalists.

Booker Prize 2020 Winner

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Shuggie Bain (Booker Prize Winner)

by Douglas Stuart

The prestigious Booker Prize is given for a novel written in English. This year's winner is Douglas Stuart's Shuggie Bain, the story of a working-class family getting by in 1980s Glasgow as seen through the eyes of their on-the-fringes son Hugh "Shuggie" Bain.

The Best Books of 2020

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Return to Virgin River: A Novel
Almost Just Friends
World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition) (B&N Book of the Year)
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
Untamed
The Vanishing Half
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (B&N Exclusive Gift Edition)
Beach Read
Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents
Kingdom of the Wicked
These Violent Delights
Sisters by Choice (Blackberry Island Series #4)
The Tower of Nero (B&N Exclusive Edition) (The Trials of Apollo Series #5)
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder
The Evening and the Morning (Kingsbridge Series Prequel)

Pulitzer Prizes

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2020 Winners

The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Colson Whitehead for his novel The Nickel Boys.

The Nickel Boys (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition) (Pulitzer Prize Winner)
The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care
The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
The Tradition
Sontag: Her Life and Work
Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America

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