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The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau Children's Winner, 2000
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver Adult Winner, 2000
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloChildren's Literature Winner, 2001
Olivia by Ian FalconerChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2001
Brunelleschi's Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture by Ross KingAdult Nonfiction Winner, 2001
The Red Tent by Anita DiamantAdult Fiction Winner, 2001
My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles GannettRediscovery Winner, 2002
Olivia Saves the Circus by Ian FalconerChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2002
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann BrasharesChildren's Literature Winner, 2002
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand Adult Nonfiction Winner, 2002
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger Adult Fiction Winner, 2002
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldAdult Fiction Winner, 2003
Bel Canto by Ann PatchettPaperback Winner, 2003
The Children of Green Knowe by Lucy M. BostonRediscovery Winner, 2003
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague Children's Illustrated Winner, 2003
The Thief Lord by Cornelia FunkeChildren's Literature Winner, 2003
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller Adult Nonfiction Winner, 2003
How I Became a Pirate by Melinda LongChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2004
Eragon by Christopher PaoliniChildren's Literature Winner, 2004
Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar NafisiAdult Nonfiction Winner, 2004
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown Adult Fiction Winner, 2004
Chasing Vermeer by Blue BalliettChildren's Lit Winner, 2005
Duck for President by Doreen CroninChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2005
Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert KursonAdult Nonfiction Winner, 2005
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: A Novel by Susanna Clarke Adult Fiction Winner, 2005
Zen Shorts by Jon J. MuthChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2006
Inkspell by Cornelia FunkeChildren's Literature Winner, 2006
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt Adult Nonfiction Winner, 2006
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova Adult Fiction Winner, 2006
Owen & Mzee: The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Isabella HatkoffChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2007
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Children's Literature Winner, 2007
I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman by Nora Ephron Adult Nonfiction Winner, 2007
Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara GruenAdult Fiction Winner, 2007
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo WillemsChildren's Illustrated Winner, 2008
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian SelznickChildren's Literature Winner, 2008
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara KingsolverAdult Nonfiction Winner, 2008
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Adult Fiction Winner, 2008

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The Book Sense Book of the Year Award was inaugurated at BookExpo America 2000. ABA rededicated the award (previously known as the ABBY) in recognition of a new era in bookselling, as well as the important role the Book Sense Picks List has played for independent booksellers in discovering and spreading the word about books of quality to all stores, and readers, nationwide.

Became the Indies Choice Book Award in 2009

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