2019 Indies Choice Book Award Winners

The 2019 Indies Choice Book Award winners were announced this week. Voted on by booksellers at American Booksellers Association member stores across the country, the awards are given in a variety of categories, including several for young readers. Here are the winners in those categories:

YOUNG ADULT

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

 

THE E.B. WHITE READ-ALOUD AWARD FOR PICTURE BOOKS

We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins

 

THE E.B. WHITE READ-ALOUD AWARD FOR MIDDLE READERS

Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes

 

PICTURE BOOK HALL OF FAME WINNERS

Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears by Verna Aardema, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon