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2016 Boston Globe Horn Book Awards

First presented in 1967 and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children’s and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Two Honor Books may be named in each category.

Visit the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards web site to learn more and see past winners, or check out some of the recent winners in InfoSoup:

OneClick Digital Audiobooks - Recent Additions

We now have over 6000 OneClick Digital Audiobooks. Most titles are always available. If you haven't used OneClick yet, see our Digital Collections page for instructions on getting started.

OneClick titles can be found in InfoSoup (limit your search to E-Audiobooks to find both OverDrive and OneClick titles) or you can browse the full collection on the OneClick site. Here are just a few of the recently added, always available titles:

Fiction

Nonfiction

Kids

Teens

Indie NEXT Lists

Every month IndieBound.org publishes a list of inspired recommendations from Independent Booksellers. Use our booklists to find their picks for:

You can also visit the Indie NEXT web site for past lists and additional recommendations.

2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

On April 18th, the 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced. This year is the marked the 100th anniversary of the prize. View our list of 2016 winners and finalists for Fiction, General Nonfiction, History, and Biography or Autobiography. To learn more, visit the Pulitzer Prize web site and the Pulitzer Centennial Celebration page.

Fox Cities Book Festival

April 18th to April 24th.

The mission of the Fox Cities Book Festival is to connect writers with their readers and readers with those who write the books they read. Join us in the Fox Cities as dozens of authors present events throughout the week. For more information about the authors, visit the Fox Cities Book Festival web site. View a complete schedule of events here.

Fox Cities Reads 2016!

Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by best-selling author David Sheff has been selected for the 2016 one book, one community reading program. Readers are encouraged to pick up a copy of the book and participate in discussions and events leading up to the author’s visit to the Fox Cities on April 18-19, 2016.

Visite the Fox Cities Reads web site to learn more about the book and upcoming Fox Cities Reads events.

Check InfoSoup for available copies.