The ABA has named its finalists in the 2012 Indies Choice Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, which honor, in the association’s words, “the types of books that indie booksellers champion best.” Through March 31, owners and staff at all ABA member bookstores may cast ballots in several categories, including Book of the Year – Young Adult, E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards for middle reader and picture books, Most Engaging Author, and the Picture Book Hall of Fame.

Click here for the full list of this year’s finalists. Winners will be announced on April 15.