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Book awards: Commonwealth Club of California Book Awards Finalist

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Works (160)

Breathing, In Dust (The Americas Series) by Tim Z. HernandezFirst Fiction, 2010
Bruiser by Neal ShustermanYoung Adult, 2010
City of Veils by Zoe FerrarisFiction, 2010
Death Is Not an Option: Stories by Suzanne RiveccaFirst Fiction, 2010
Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean by Julia WhittyNonfiction, 2010
Diwata (American Poets Continuum) by Barbara Jane ReyesPoetry, 2010
The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According To Susy) by Barbara KerleyJuvenile, 2010
The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba by Margarita EngleYoung Adult, 2010
From North to South/Del Norte al Sur by Rene LainezJuvenile, 2010
Half Spoon of Rice: A Survival Story of the Cambodian Genocide by Icy SmithJuvenile, 2010
I Hotel by Karen Tei YamashitaFiction, 2010
In Envy Country: Stories (ND Sullivan Prize Short Fiction) by Joan FrankFiction, 2010
The Lost Books of The Odyssey by Zachary MasonFirst Fiction, 2010
Phantom Noise by Brian TurnerPoetry, 2010
Quiet As They Come by Angie ChauFirst Fiction, 2010
Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs by Ron KoertgeYoung adult, 2010
Sky=Empty (First Book) by Judy HalebskyPoetry, 2010
Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz by Beverly GhermanJuvenile, 2010
Suck on the Marrow by CAMILLE DUNGYPoetry, 2010
The True Memoirs of Little K by Adrienne SharpFiction, 2010
The Apothecary by Maile MeloyYoung Adult, 2011
The Bravest Woman in America by Marissa MossJuvenile, 2011
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene YelchinJuvenile, 2011
Dragons of Silk (Golden Mountain Chronicles) by Laurence YepYoung Adult, 2011
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. by Jonathan LethemNonfiction, 2011
The Great Night: A Novel by Chris AdrianFiction, 2011
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir NelsonJuvenile, 2011
Journal of American Foreign Policy (New Issues Poetry & Prose) by Jeff HoffmanPoetry, 2011
Lucky for Good by Susan PatronJuvenile, 2011
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom RiggsYoung Adult, 2011
Open Winter by Rae GouirandPoetry, 2011
The Oracle of Stamboul by Michael David LukasFirst Fiction, 2011
The Pale King by David Foster WallaceFiction, 2011
Power Ballads (Iowa Short Fiction Award) by Will BoastFirst Fiction, 2011
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America by Richard WhiteNonfiction, 2011
Smith Blue (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) by Camille T. DungyPoetry, 2011
Waifs and Strays (City Lights Spotlight) by Micah BallardPoetry, 2011
Why We Broke Up by Daniel HandlerYoung Adult, 2011
Wonderstruck by Brian SelznickYoung Adult, 2011
You Are Free: Stories by Danzy SennaFiction, 2011
After Urgency by Rusty MorrisonPoetry, 2012
Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley WolffJuvenile, 2012
Beyond Nature's Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History by Nancy C. UngerNonfiction, 2012
Citizen by Aaron ShurinPoetry, 2012
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy HaleJuvenile, 2012
The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook by Joanne RocklinJuvenile, 2012
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFeversYoung Adult, 2012
A Hologram for the King by Dave EggersFiction, 2012
Hurrah's Nest by Arisa WhitePoetry, 2012
Journey to the Sun by Brent CunninghamPoetry, 2012
Monstress: Stories by Lysley TenorioFirst Fiction, 2012
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateJuvenile, 2012
Out of Reach by Carrie ArcosYoung Adult, 2012
A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer DuBoisFirst Fiction, 2012
Second Chance Summer by Morgan MatsonYoung Adult, 2012
The Seven Tales of Trinket by Shelley Moore ThomasJuvenile, 2012
Telegraph Avenue by Michael ChabonFiction, 2012
Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony SnicketYoung Adult, 2012
A Working Theory of Love by Scott HutchinsFirst Fiction, 2012
Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing by Barbara Natterson-HorowitzNonfiction, 2012
At Night We Walk in Circles by Daniel AlarcónFiction, 2013
Barbed Wire Baseball by Marissa MossJuvenile, 2013
Belle epoque by Elizabeth RossYoung Adult, 2013
Birds of Paradise Lost by Andrew LamFirst Fiction, 2013
Boxers & Saints Boxed Set by Gene Luen YangYoung Adult, 2013
Charm & Strange by Stephanie KuehnYoung Adult, 2013
Cinnamon and Gunpowder: A Novel by Eli BrownFiction, 2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric SchlosserNonfiction, 2013
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony MarraFirst Fiction, 2013
The Dark by Lemony SnicketJuvenile, 2013
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFeversYoung Adult, 2013
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew DaywaltJuvinile, 2013
Far Far Away by Tom McNealYoung Adult, 2013
Fire Break by George Albonpoetry, 2013
Glasswings: A Butterfly's Story by Elisa KlevenJuvenile, 2013
Goat Mountain: A Novel by David VannFiction, 2013
Here Come the Warm Jets (City Lights Spotlight) by Alli Warrenpoetry, 2013
Lara's Gift by Annemarie O'BrienJuvenile, 2013
Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us by S. Lochlann JainNonfiction, 2013
Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire (Wesleyan Poetry Series) by Brenda Hillmanpoetry, 2013
Small Porcelain Head by Allison Benis Whitepoetry, 2013
Wilson by A. Scott BergNonfiction, 2013
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza AslanNonfiction, 2013
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew SmithYoung Adult, 2014
The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides by Ben TrippYoung Adult, 2014
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia RankinePoetry, 2014
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne CoxJuvenile, 2014
Hard Love Province: Poems by Marilyn ChinPoetry, 2014
I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy NelsonYoung Adult, 2014
Noggin by John Corey WhaleyYoung Adult, 2014
Patter by Douglas KearneyPoetry, 2014
The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 by Edward LarsonNonfiction, 2014
Shoe Dog by Megan McDonaldJuvenile, 2014
Space Case by Stuart GibbsJuvenile, 2014
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth SissonJuvenile, 2014
Tree Line (Green Rose Prize) by Judy HalebskyPoetry, 2014
War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots by Ian MorrisNonfiction, 2014
The Alex Crow by Andrew SmithYoung Adult, 2015
Challenger Deep by Neal ShustermanYoung Adult, 2015
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T. J. StilesNonfiction, 2015
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam QuinonesNonfiction, 2015
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita EngleJuvenile, 2015
Echo by Pam Muñoz RyanYoung Adult, 2015
Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam JohnsonFiction, 2015
Full Cicada Moon by Marilyn HiltonYoung Adult, 2015
George by Alex GinoJuvenile, 2015
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill LeovyNonfiction, 2015
The Ghost in Us Was Multiplying by Brent ArmendingerPoetry, 2015
The Girl Who Slept with God: A Novel by Val BrelinskiFirst Fiction, 2015
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd WinickJuvenile, 2015
Land Sparing by Gabriella KleinPoetry, 2015
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia BerlinFiction, 2015
Mummy Cat by Marcus EwertJuvenile, 2015
NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve SilbermanNonfiction, 2015
Notes on the Assemblage by Juan Felipe HerreraPoetry, 2015
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh NguyenFirst Fiction, 2015
Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems by Robin Coste LewisPoetry, 2015
The Airport Book by Lisa BrownJuvenile, 2016
The Coyote's Bicycle: The Untold Story of 7,000 Bicycles and the Rise of a Borderland Empire by Kimball TaylorNonfiction, 2016
Crow Smarts: Inside the Brain of the World's Brightest Bird by Pamela S. TurnerJuvenile, 2016
Deceit and Other Possibilities by Vanessa HuaFirst Fiction, 2016
Full of Beans by Jennifer L. HolmJuvenile, 2016
Garvey's Choice by Nikki GrimesYoung Adult, 2016
The Jungle Around Us: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction Ser.) by Anne RaeffFiction, 2016
The Laughter of the Sphinx by Michael PalmerPoetry, 2016
Position Paper by Carol SnowPoetry, 2016
Scythe by Neal ShustermanYoung Adult, 2016
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939 by Adam HochschildNonfiction, 2016
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell HochschildNonfiction, 2016
They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen SchineFiction, 2016
Cloud and Wallfish by Anne NesbetGold, Juvenile, 2017
Dog Years (Pitt Drue Heinz Lit Prize) by Melissa YancyGold, First Fiction, 2017
Engineering Eden: The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature by Jordan Fisher SmithSilver, Nonfiction, 2017
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés ReséndezGold, Nonfiction, 2017
The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzieSilver, Fiction, 2017
Holy Ghost (City Lights Spotlight) by David BrazilPoetry, 2018
Invocation to Daughters: City Lights Spotlight No. 16 by Barbara Jane ReyesPoetry, 2018
Large Animals: Stories by Jess ArndtFirst Fiction, 2018
Less by Andrew Sean GreerFiction, 2018
I Love It Though by Alli WarrenPoetry, 2018
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee JohnsonFirst Fiction, 2018
Tony Greene Era by Kevin KillianPoetry, 2018
What We Lose by Zinzi ClemmonsFirst Fiction, 2018
America Is Not the Heart: A Novel by Elaine CastilloFirst Fiction, 2019
Awayland: Stories by Ramona AusubelFiction, 2019
The Boatbuilder by Daniel GumbinerFirst Fiction, 2019
Cenzontle (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America) by Marcelo Hernandez CastilloPoetry, 2019
Damsel by Elana K. ArnoldYoung Adult, 2019
Escape from Aleppo by N. H. SenzaiJuvenile, 2019
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha RaoFiction, 2019
Indianapolis : The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man by Lynn VincentNon Fiction, 2019
Isako Isako by Mia Ayumi MalhotraPoetry, 2019
Jabberwalking by Juan Felipe HerreraJuvenile, 2019
Karen Green: Frail Sister by Karen GreenFirst Fiction, 2019
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen WangYoung Adult, 2019
Rabbit & Robot by Andrew SmithYoung Adult, 2019
Vigilance Is No Orchard by Hazel WhitePoetry, 2019
The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene GooYoung Adult, 2019
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights by Adam WinklerNon Fiction, 2019
The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization by Vince BeiserNon Fiction, 2019

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