Indies Choice Winners: Atkinson, Marra, Rowell and More

The Indies Choice Award winners (and related ABA-selected E.B. White Read-Aloud Award winners) were named, for formal presentation at BEA. Additionally, indie bookstore benefactor James Patterson will be honored with the Indie Champion Award. The winning books and authors are:

Adult Fiction
Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson (Reagan Arthur Books)

Adult Debut
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, by Anthony Marra (Hogarth)

Adult Nonfiction
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown (Viking)

Young Adult
Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell (Griffin)

Middle Reader
Flora and Ulysses, by Kate DiCamillo, K.G. Campbell (Illus.) (Candlewick)

Picture Book
The Day the Crayons Quit, by Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.) (Philomel)