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

Winners

Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case o...

by
4.29 avg rating — 25,986 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2008)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Invention of Hugo Cabret

by
4.24 avg rating — 147,090 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2008)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle:...

by
4.04 avg rating — 92,181 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2008)
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Thousand Splendid Suns

by
4.36 avg rating — 986,886 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2008)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Water for Elephants

by
4.08 avg rating — 1,227,879 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2007)
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Feel Bad about My Neck: A...

by
3.68 avg rating — 38,642 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2007)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Owen and Mzee: The True Sto...

by
4.27 avg rating — 2,304 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2007)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Book Thief

by
4.37 avg rating — 1,535,209 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2007)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Inkspell (Inkworld, #2)

by
3.92 avg rating — 97,024 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2006)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Zen Shorts

by
4.23 avg rating — 12,090 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2006)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Historian

by
3.78 avg rating — 224,559 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Best Adult Fiction (2006)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Freakonomics: A Rogue Econo...

by
3.95 avg rating — 609,495 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2006)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

by
3.82 avg rating — 173,129 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2005)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Shadow Divers

by
4.28 avg rating — 22,258 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2005)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Chasing Vermeer (Chasing Ve...

by
3.71 avg rating — 25,600 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2005)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Duck for President

by
4.02 avg rating — 6,820 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2005)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Secret Life of Bees

by
4.03 avg rating — 1,015,437 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Paperback (2004)
Rate this book
Clear rating
How I Became a Pirate

by
4.07 avg rating — 23,140 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2004)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Eragon (The Inheritance Cyc...

by
3.88 avg rating — 1,266,889 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2004)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Da Vinci Code (Robert L...

by
3.82 avg rating — 1,698,178 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2004)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A...

by
3.59 avg rating — 106,663 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2004)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Bel Canto

by
3.93 avg rating — 219,935 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Paperback (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Children of Green Knowe

by
4.02 avg rating — 7,957 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Rediscovery (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters fr...

by
4.20 avg rating — 7,812 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Illustrated (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs ...

by
3.96 avg rating — 44,811 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Lovely Bones

by
3.79 avg rating — 1,813,257 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Thief Lord

by
3.96 avg rating — 73,313 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2003)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Peace Like a River

by
3.99 avg rating — 67,967 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Fiction (2002)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Seabiscuit: An American Legend

by
4.21 avg rating — 128,642 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Adult Nonfiction (2002)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sisterhood of the Trave...

by
3.77 avg rating — 574,363 ratings
Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature (2002)
Rate this book
Clear rating
« previous 1