Earlier this week, the American Booksellers Association announced the winners of the 2011 Indies Choice Award and the E.B. White Award. The Indies Choice Award is a selection of books chosen by independent bookstores.
The winners of the 2011 Indies Choice Book Awards reflect the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide and the IndieBound movement. Book of the Year winners and Honor Award recipients are all titles nominated by ABA member booksellers to the 2010 Indie Next Lists.
See the full list of winners and learn more about the awards on the American Booksellers Association website.
The 2011 winners are:
Adult Fiction Book of the Year: Room, by Emma Donoghue
Adult Non-Fiction Book of the Year: Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
Adult Debut Book of the Year: Matterhorn, by Karl Marlantes
Young Adult Book of the Year: Revolution, by Jennifer Donnelly
The E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners are:
Middle Reader: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger
Picture Book: Children Make Terrible Pets, by Peter Brown