Young Reader's Choice Awards
The Young Reader’s Choice Awards (YRCA) is a year-long reading program for children in Grades 4 to 12 living in Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana and Washington. Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA), it is the only award where children choose the nominated books and the winners.
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Thank you to everyone who voted for our 2023 YRCA titles. We are excited to announce the winners for this year.
1st When Stars are Scattered (Graphic Novel) by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
2nd City Spies by James Ponti
3rd From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
1st The Paper Girl of Paris by Jordyn Taylor
2nd Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
3rd We are not Free by Traci Chee
1st The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
2nd The Wild by Owen Laukkanen
3rd The Silence of Bones by June Hur
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Book Profiles (PDF)
Read, opens a new window these brief summaries to learn more about this year's nominees.
Print these 2023 YRCA bookmarks for your students! For best results, print double sided and choose "flip on short edge".
When Stars are Scattered (Graphic Novel)
by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
by Jordyn Taylor
by Jennifer Lynn Barnes