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Sunday, September 5, 2010

NAIBA Books of the Year prize (2009)

The winners of this year's (2010) NAIBA Books of the Year, sponsored by the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association:

Fiction: Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann (Random House)
Nonfiction: Just Kids by Patti Smith (Ecco)
Picture Book: Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty (Holt)
Children's Literature and YA: Flawed Dogs by Berkley Breathed (Philomel)
Trade Paperback Original: Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos and Annie DiDonna (Bloomsbury)

NAIBA has also created a new award, the NAIBA Carla Cohen Free Speech Award, whose first recipients are Pam Munoz Ryan and Peter Sis for The Dreamer (Scholastic). The award includes a donation to ABFFE in the authors' name.

The winners will receive their awards at the NAIBA Fall Conference Awards Banquet, Tuesday, September 21.

2009 Winners:
Fiction: A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (Algonquin)
Nonfiction: Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg (Other Press)
Trade Paperback Original: Buffalo Lockjaw by Greg Ames (Hyperion)
Picture Book: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown (Little Brown Books for Young Readers)
Children's Literature: If I Stay by Gayle Forman (Dutton)

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