Book Sense Book of the Year Award Winners

The Book Sense Book of the Year Award, also known as the BSBY Award, was inaugurated at BookExpo America 2000. The books on each list represent a comb ...more

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Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case o...

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4.29 avg rating — 25,651 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2008)
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

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4.23 avg rating — 145,877 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2008)
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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle:...

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4.04 avg rating — 91,352 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2008)
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A Thousand Splendid Suns

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4.35 avg rating — 963,004 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2008)
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Water for Elephants

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4.08 avg rating — 1,201,676 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2007)
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I Feel Bad about My Neck: A...

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3.67 avg rating — 37,390 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2007)
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Owen and Mzee: The True Sto...

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4.27 avg rating — 2,274 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2007)
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The Book Thief

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4.36 avg rating — 1,489,153 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2007)
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Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)

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3.91 avg rating — 96,121 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2006)
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Zen Shorts

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4.24 avg rating — 11,959 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2006)
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The Historian

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3.78 avg rating — 222,205 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Best Adult Fiction (2006)
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Econo...

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3.95 avg rating — 595,338 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2006)
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

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3.82 avg rating — 170,522 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2005)
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Shadow Divers

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4.28 avg rating — 21,684 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2005)
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Chasing Vermeer (Chasing Ve...

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3.71 avg rating — 25,373 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2005)
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Duck for President

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4.02 avg rating — 6,768 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2005)
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The Secret Life of Bees

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4.03 avg rating — 1,002,351 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Paperback (2004)
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How I Became a Pirate

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4.07 avg rating — 22,960 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2004)
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Eragon (The Inheritance Cyc...

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3.88 avg rating — 1,244,950 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2004)
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The Da Vinci Code (Robert L...

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3.81 avg rating — 1,670,864 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2004)
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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A...

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3.59 avg rating — 105,242 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2004)
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Bel Canto

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3.93 avg rating — 216,703 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Paperback (2003)
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The Children of Green Knowe...

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4.02 avg rating — 7,806 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Rediscovery (2003)
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Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters fr...

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4.20 avg rating — 7,719 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2003)
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs ...

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3.96 avg rating — 44,366 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2003)
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The Lovely Bones

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3.79 avg rating — 1,788,915 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2003)
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The Thief Lord

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3.95 avg rating — 72,621 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2003)
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Peace Like a River

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3.99 avg rating — 66,418 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2002)
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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4.21 avg rating — 126,580 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2002)
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The Sisterhood of the Trave...

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3.77 avg rating — 570,315 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2002)
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