Branstrom Book Prize DetailS

Branstrom Freshman Prize recipients may select a book prize, which will include an inscribed bookplate with their name, the award, and the date of the Honors Convocation. Branstrom Freshman Prize recipients may obtain their book prize from their campus bookstore; details are below.

Ann Arbor Branstrom Freshman Book Prize

Ann Arbor Branstrom Freshman Book Prize recipients are eligible to select a book prize from the list provided. To assist students with their selection, Barnes & Noble at the University of Michigan, located in the basement of the Michigan Union (south side), will have these books on display and available for pickup beginning Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 24, 2017. The bookstore is open:

For bookstore hours, please visit their website

Phone: 734–995–8877

Along with the book prize, recipients will receive an inscribed bookplate with their name, the award, and the date of the Honors Convocation.

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Dearborn Branstrom Freshman Book Prize

Dearborn Branstrom Freshman Book Prize recipients are eligible to select a book prize from the list provided. To assist students with their selection, the University of Michigan-Dearborn Bookstore, located at 4901 Evergreen, will have these books on display and available for pickup beginning Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 24, 2017. The bookstore is open:

Monday–Thursday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday Closed
Phone: 313–593–5551

Along with the book prize, recipients will receive an inscribed bookplate with their name, the award, and the date of the Honors Convocation.

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Flint Branstrom Freshman Book Prize

Flint Branstrom Freshman Book Prize recipients are eligible to select a book prize from the list provided. To assist students with their selection, the University of Michigan-Flint Bookstore, located at 303 South Saginaw Street, 106 Pavilion, will have these books on display and available for pickup beginning Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 24, 2017. Please stop by the bookstore with your student ID and let the bookseller know you are a Branstrom recipient.

The bookstore is open:

For bookstore hours, please visit their website

Phone: 810–762–3030

Along with the book prize, recipients will receive an inscribed bookplate with their name, the award, and the date of the Honors Convocation. Flint Branstrom Freshman Prize recipients also receive a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement awarded by the Vice Chancellor for Campus Inclusion and Student Life as well as the Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

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William J. Branstrom Freshman Book Prize Selection—March 2017

  • American Medical Association: American Medical Association Family Medical Guide
  • Arnason/Mansfield: History of Modern Art
  • Bartlett/O’Brien: Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
  • Bennett: The Book of Virtues
  • Burkholder/Grout/Palisca: History of Western Music
  • Chmura/Consolino: Historic Photos of the University of Michigan
  • Collins: Collins Robert French Unabridged Dictionary
  • King: The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr. Volume 7
  • Larousse: Larousse Advanced Dictionary: French-English/English-French
  • MacAulay: The New Way Things Work
  • Merriam-Webster: Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Collegiate Thesaurus
  • Miller/Thompson: National Geographic Almanac of American History
  • Mosby: Mosby’s Medical Dictionary
  • North Holland: Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths
  • Norton: Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry
  • Oxford: Oxford Atlas of the World
  • Oxford: Oxford Spanish Dictionary
  • Randel: Harvard Dictionary of Music
  • Rosenblum: World History of Photography
  • Shakespeare: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
  • Stavans: The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature
  • Tolkien: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Pocket Set
  • University of Chicago Press: Chicago Manual of Style
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