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Find out what books are in a series. This website is maintained by the Kent District Library in Michigan and lets you search by author, title or genre.

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Award Winners

Looking for award winning fiction and nonfiction? Check out these top award winning lists and look for the award winner sticker on titles in the stacks at the library:

  • Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction: The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year.
  • Man Booker Prize: The prize, which launched in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom.
  • National Book Award: The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.
  • Pulitzer Prize: The Pulitzer Prize is a group of thirteen annual awards given for achievements in American Journalism, literature, and music.