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Thursday, April 18, 2013

2013 Indies Choice Books Award and E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

The American Booksellers Association has announced the winners of the 2013 Indies Choice Book Awards and E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, honors voted on by independent booksellers across the United States.

Young Adult Book of the Year
reflecting the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green













Young Adult Honor Awards
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Colin Fischer by Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz
Every Day by David Levithan
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman














E.B. White Read-Aloud Award--Middle Reader
reflecting the playful, well-paced language, the engaging themes, and the universal appeal to a wide range of ages embodied by E.B. White’s collection of beloved books.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio












E.B. White Read-Aloud Award--Middle Reader Honor Awards
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Neilsen
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage











E.B. White Read-Aloud Award--Picture Book
reflecting the playful, well-paced language, the engaging themes, and the universal appeal to a wide range of ages embodied by E.B. White’s collection of beloved books.
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen











E.B. White Read-Aloud Award--Picture Book Honor Awards
Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown
Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Erin Stead
Oh No! by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann
Too Tall Houses by Gianna Marino
Z Is for Moose by Kelly Bingham, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky











Indie Champion Award
presented to the author or illustrator that has both the best sense of the importance of independent bookstores to their communities at large and the strongest personal commitment to foster and support the mission and passion of independent booksellers.
John Green

Indie Champion Honor Awards
Tom Angleberger
Jon Scieszka

Picture Book Hall of Fame Inductees
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban
Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobokina
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka, illustrated by Lane Smith

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