Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award 2019

The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award, opens a new window is a reading enrichment program of the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana. The purpose of the program is to foster a love of reading in the children of Louisiana by motivating them to participate in the recognition of outstanding books. Students may read or listen to the books (at least three) and vote for their favorite one. Voting is done online here. The books that receive the most votes from the students are the Award Winners. The books with the second most votes are the Honor Books.

Find the Grades 3-5 2019 titles at the St. Tammany Parish Library, opens a new window (includes books, audiobooks on CD, ebooks, streaming audio books, DVDs of animated books and streaming animated books.)

Join the LYRC Bookclub for 3rd-5th graders at the Slidell Library., opens a new window

Annotated list of Grades 3-5 2019 List, opens a new window

Annotated list of Grades 6-8 2019 List, opens a new window

Winners of the 2018 LYRC Awards:

3-5th Grade
WinnerThe Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John, illustrated by Kevin Cornell
HonorEllie's Story by W. Bruce Cameron 
6-8th Grade
WinnerAwkward by Svetlana Chmakova
Honor:   Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman