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About Us

Chicken Soup for the Soul Awards, Announcements and Recognition

  • In 2010, Chicken Soup for the Soul began building an ad hoc radio network that has grown to include more than 175 radio stations across the US and Canada.
  • In 2010, Chicken Soup for the Soul began building a blog network that now includes more than 200 blogs around the world.
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned From the Dog was named "Best Anthology" of 2010 by the Dog Writers Association of America.
  • In June 2009, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith was awarded second place in the Family/Life category by the Catholic Press Association as part of its 2009 Catholic Press Awards
  • In 2008, Chicken Soup for the Soul became the best-selling trade paperback series in the history of publishing
  • In 2008, Chicken Soup for the Soul chose Simon and Schuster, Inc. as the series’ exclusive book distributor
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul was named one of the top five most memorable and impactful books of the past quarter century by USA Today in 2007.
  • 2007 Books for a Better Life Award from National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul for the African American Soul  won the 2004 Black Book Award
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Kids Soul nominated for “Favorite Book of the Year” Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards in 2000 and 2001
  • Best-Selling Authors of the Year, USA Today, 1999 & 2000.
  • 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul singled out as one of the Top 10 Best-Selling Books of the Year (#3), USA Today
  • 1999 Guinness Book of World Records, for Most Books on the New York Times best-seller list at one time
  • 1999 Guinness Book of World Records, Biggest Book Signing Event in History, for Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Kid's Soul
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul was voted “Favorite Book of the Year” at Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards in 1999
  • 1999 Four additional New York Times Best Sellers, A 6th Bowl of Chicken Soup for the Soul (#10), Chicken Soup for the Soul for the College Soul (#2), Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Unsinkable Soul (#3), Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Cat & Dog Lover's Soul (#5)
  • 1999 Two #1 books on the New York Times Best Seller list, Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Couple's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Golfer's Soul
  • 1999 Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Golfer's Soul, named the #1 Best-selling Sports Book of the Year by USA Today
  • 1998 National Arbor Day Foundation "Promise to the Earth" Award for A 4th Course of Chicken Soup for the Soul
  • 1997 & 1998 Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Hansen named Top Authors of the Year, USA Today
  • 1997 Two of the Top 10 Best-Selling Books of the Year, USA Today - Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Teenage Soul & Chicken Soup for the Soul for the Woman's Soul
  • 1997 Six of the Top 100 Best-Selling Books of the Year, USA Today
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul won the American Family Institute’s “Nonfiction Literary Award” in 1996
  • 1996 Storytelling World Award, Winner Division 5 Storytelling Anthologies
  • 1995 Bookseller's Choice Awards
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul won the prestigious ABBY (American Booksellers' Book of the Year) Award in 1995, which is given out based on the book that booksellers most enjoyed recommending to bookstore customers
  • New York Times Best Seller list continuously from 1994 - 1998
  • #1 New York Times Best Seller, starting 1994

Recent Best Seller Lists

  • In May 2009, the Globe & Mail Family & Relationships Canadian bestseller list featured three Chicken Soup for the Soul books, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Moms Know Best (#5), Chicken Soup for the Soul: Preteens Talk (#8) and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Growing Up (#9)
  • In May 2009, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith (#5) and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Stories of Faith (#10) were featured on the Catholic Book Publishers Association Bestseller List
  • In May 2009, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery was named one of the three finalists in the Relationships category of the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
  • In April 2009, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living Catholic Faith (#5) was featured on the Catholic Book Publishers Association Bestseller List
  • In February 2009, the Globe & Mail Family & Relationships Canadian bestseller list featured two Chicken Soup for the Soul books, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teens Talk Middle School (#5) and Chicken Soup for the Soul: Divorce and Recovery (#10)