The nominees for the 2014 Women's National Book Association's Pannell Award, which recognize independent bookstores that enrich their community by promoting reading to young people, have been announced. The winners, one general bookstore and one children's specialty bookstore, will be named at the Children's Book and Author Breakfast at this year's BookExpo America.

General Bookstore

Aaron’s Books – Lititz, PA
Avid Bookshop – Athens, GA
Book Passage – Corte Madera, CA
Byrd’s Books – Bethel, CT
Bookshop Santa Cruz – Santa Cruz, CA
Changing Hands Bookstore – Tempe, AZ
Charis Books and More – Atlanta, GA
Community Book Center – New Orleans, LA
Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers – Farmington, ME
Forest Books – Locust Valley, NY
MainStreet BookEnds of Warner – Warner, NH
Maple St. Book Shop – New Orleans, LA
Newtonville Books – Newton, MA
Octavia Books – New Orleans, LA
Page & Palette Bookstore – Fairhope, AL
Park Road Books – Charlotte, NC
Porter Square Books – Cambridge, MA
Riverwalk Books – Chelan, WA
University Bookstore – Seattle, WA
Vroman’s Bookshop – Pasadena, CA
Watchung Bookseller – Montclair, NJ
Watermark Books – Witchita, KS

Children's Specialty Bookstore

4 Kids Books & Toys – Zionsville, IN
Bank Street Bookstore – New York, NY
Books of Wonder – New York, NY
Children’s Bookshop – Brookline, MA
Children’s Book World – Los Angeles, CA
Hooray for Books! – Alexandria, VA
The Voracious Reader – Larchmont, NY
Books & Cookies – Santa Monica, CA