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The Newbery Medal has celebrated the most distinguished contributions to children's literature since 1922. From Doctor Dolittle to Flora and Ulysses, explore these award-winning stories for children.
Jessica Doyle
This curated list covers the gamut of non-fiction, from compelling war stories to key feminist texts, to unbelievable struggles for survival, to tales of life in the culinary trade.
See our list of the best classic books and why you should read them. From Robert Louis Stevenson to George Orwell, you're bound to find your next best read.
Richard Davies
Newbery books have been read by multiple generations in many languages around the world. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the John Newbery Medal, we present ten beautiful first edition Newbery winners and Honors books.
June 02, 2021
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June 16, 2021
Giving used books new life is what we do best. The choice of used books is massive - from classic novels to children's books, and so much more.
June 09, 2021
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June 11, 2021
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AbeBooks regularly publishes fascinating features about a huge variety of bookish subjects, publishers, and interesting characters in literature and notable anniversaries.
June 03, 2021
Welcome to the Weird Book Room on AbeBooks, where you'll find some of the most funny and bizarre books, the world has ever known.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
A good author should always suffer for his or her art. Well, the best travel writers suffer more than most, so perhaps that's why their books are so memorable. Here's our list of the best travel books to read.
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By Katie Yakovleva
June 15, 2021
At AbeBooks we believe there is something undeniably special about reading. And we don’t just love to read books. We love to talk about them. Whether we came to love reading at five or at fifty, the experience has become a significant and treasured part of many people’s lives.
August 03, 2021
From an aspiring rapper with the odds stacked against her and a captain of mining ship, to a circus performer and a child-soldier - these aren't your ordinary teens. These teen books will take young readers on adventures that are out both out of this world and oddly familiar. Romance, fantasy, and drama - here are 15 spectacular books written just for teens (but sure to entice our adult readers, too).
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October 01, 2021
Since 1996, the Women's Prize for Fiction has recognized and celebrated the best female writers around the world. Discover award-winning books from the likes of Zadie Smith, Carol Shields, Ali Smith, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and more.
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By Richard Davies
June 21, 2021
This was a virtually impossible task. Put together a list of 50 must-read science fiction books and don’t make anyone angry. See our list of the best science fiction books to read.
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August 30, 2021
Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, Mephistopheles, the prince of darkness - call him what you will, but the devil is a such an intriguing force of evil that countless writers across many centuries have woven a devil, the devil or simply demonic themes into their work.
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By Julie Oreskovich
June 17, 2021
We kept this list to fiction this time. Some of the expected classics are there, alongside some more contemporary fare. There is some science fiction, some YA, and above all else, some unforgettable stories.
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August 24, 2021
Our list stretches between unabashed page-turners featuring spies, explosions and big finales to award-winning high-end literary fiction set in political circles where the drama comes from intricate details and metaphorical back-stabbing.
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