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  • What’s best to read?

    What’s best to read?

    Part 3: Children’s literary awards and endorsements Other notable titles we may have thought earned this award, but were actually runner-ups were Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Charlotte’s Web, Frog and Toad Together, and Because of Winn Dixie. Another well known children’s book award is the Caldecott. The Caldecott is annually awarded to the artist of an […]

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  • What’s best to read?

    What’s best to read?

    Part 2: Adult literary awards and endorsements Pulitzer Prize is generally accepted as a mark of excellence. There are seven American Pulitzer Prizes awarded annually for Letters, Drama, amd Music. The Pulitzer Prize for Fiction now includes short stories, novellas, novellettes, and poetry. Other Pulitzer Prizes for writing include non-fiction such as history, biography/memoir, drama, […]

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  • What’s best to read?

    What’s best to read?

    Part 1: Awards, Best Seller Lists, Book Club Picks…What does it all mean? Through this 4-part series, we hope to help you make your next book purchase a great one. Book covers with shiny gold and silver medallions announce that one book is a Pulitzer Prize Winner and another received the John Newbery Medal. Other book covers proclaim […]

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  • Welcome to ByWay Books & More

    Welcome to ByWay Books & More

    What are you looking for? Yes, we have a carefully curated selection of books including sci-fi (with fantasy, horror and dystopian fiction), mysteries (cosy, gritty, and intellect-challenging), fiction (new, old, and classics), and many categories of non-fiction (inspirational, world studies, parenting, cookbooks, crafts, gardening and the environment are just a few). But we also have […]

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