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Considered the most prestigious literary award in science fiction, the 2021 Hugo Award has been awarded to Martha Wells for her novel Network Effect. Find your copy of the award winning title and browse past winners dating all the way back to 1953.
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James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a pioneer, addressing Black civil rights and gay rights in his writing. Famous for Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son, Baldwin's contribution to Black literature is immense.
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The John Newbery Medal has celebrated the most distinguished contributions to American literature for children since 1922. From Doctor Dolittle to Flora and Ulysses, explore these award-winning stories for children.
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