The ABA has announced the winners for 2012 Indies Choice and E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. They are:

Indies Choice, reflecting the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide:

Book of the Year - Adult Fiction: The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Book of the Year - Adult Nonfiction: Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (Random House)

Book of the Year - Adult Debut: The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht (Random House)

Book of the Year - Young Adult: Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel)

E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, reflecting "the playful, well-paced language, the engagin themes, and the universal appeal to a wide range of ages embodied by E.B. White's collection of beloved books":

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award - Middle Reader:

(Balloting ended in a tie between the works of sister and brother Maile Meloy and Colin Meloy.)
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy, Ian Schoenherr (Illus.) (Putnam Juvenile)
Wildwood by Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis (Illus.) (Balzer + Bray)

E.B. White Read-Aloud Award - Picture Book: I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen (Candlewick Press)

Additionally, Ann Patchett was chosen as the "Most Engaging Author" for 2012. Three books were inducted into the Indies Choice Picture Book Hall of Fame: Curious George by H.A. Rey, The Little Enging That Could by Watty Piper, and Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney.