Eisner Award Nominations and Indies Choice Awards

Eisner Awards Nominations

Check out the Eisner Award Nominations, celebrating comic books and graphic novels:

http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci_eisners_main.php

Indies Choice Book Awards / E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards 2012

The Indies Choice Book Awards

 E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, previously administered by the Association of Booksellers for Children, recognize books that reflect 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. With the 2010 merger of ABC into ABA, they replace the Indies Choice Book Awards in the categories of Middle Reader and New Picture Book.

Indies Choice Award Winners

  • Adult      Fiction Book of the Year: The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey      Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Adult      Nonfiction Book of the Year: Blood, Bones      & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef, by Gabrielle      Hamilton (Random House)
  • Adult      Debut Book of the Year: The Tiger’s Wife, by Téa Obreht      (Random House)
  • Young      Adult Book of the Year: Between      Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel)
  • Most      Engaging Author: Ann Patchett

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

  • Middle      Reader:      The Apothecary,      by Maile Meloy, Ian Schoenherr (Illus.) (Putnam Juvenile) and Wildwood, by Colin      Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.) (Balzer + Bray)
  • Picture      Book:      I Want My Hat Back,      by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press)

Picture Book Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Curious      George,      by H.A. Rey (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • The      Little Engine That Could, by Watty Piper (Grosset & Dunlap /      Philomel)
  • Miss      Rumphius,      by Barbara Cooney (Viking Juvenile/Puffin)

Submitted by Mary Ann Scheuer

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