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Watch a video of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter


The 2009 Indies Choice Book Awards finalists

(The American Booksellers Association)

(Previously Book Sense Book of the Year Awards (the Abbys).


Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book (Fiction)


Graceling by Kristin Cashore (HMH)

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (Tor)

My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger (Dial)

Savvy by Ingrid Law (Dial) 




Best New Picture Book


Bats at the Library by Brian Lies (Houghton Mifflin)

Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo & Harry Bliss (HarperCollins)

Monkey and Me by Emily Gravett (Simon & Schuster)

The Pout Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen & Dan Hanna (FSG)

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury (Harcourt)

Wave by Suzi Lee (Chronicle) 




Picture Book Hall of Fame


Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst & Ray Cruz (Atheneum)

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault & Lois Ehlert (Simon & Schuster)

by Don Freeman (Viking)

Curious George by H.A. Rey (Houghton Mifflin)

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems (Hyperion)

Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann (Putnam)

The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper (Grosset & Dunlap/Philomel)

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans (Viking)

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Viking)

Napping House by Audrey Wood (Harcourt)

Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon (Harcourt)

The Story of Ferdinand the Bull by Munro Leaf & Robert Lawson (Viking)

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (HarperCollins)


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