2016 Indies Choice & E.B. White Read-Aloud Finalists

The American Booksellers Association has announced the finalists for their 2016 Indies Choice and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. Booksellers at ABA member stores vote to select the winners through April 6th.

Here are the youth categories:

YOUNG ADULT FINALISTS

Anna and the Swallow Man Dumplin'

Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

More Happy Than Not Nimona

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by  Becky Albertalli

Symphony for the City of the Dead by M. T. Anderson

 

E.B. WHITE READ-ALOUD – MIDDLE READER FINALISTS

The Blackthorn Key (Christopher Rowe, #1) Crenshaw

The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands

Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

George Roller Girl

George by Alex Gino

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

The Thing About Jellyfish Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer

The Thing about Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones

 

E.B. WHITE READ-ALOUD – PICTURE BOOK FINALISTS

Leo: A Ghost Story 25745002

Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Christian Robinson

Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins

23604390 Red: A Crayon's Story

The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

Toys Meet Snow: Being the Wintertime Adventures of a Curious Stuffed Buffalo, a Sensitive Plush Stingray, and a Book-loving Rubber Ball (Toys, #4) Waiting

Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

Waiting by Kevin Henkes