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Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice Awards Program
Master List for 2015-2016



2015-2016 Winners

Kindergarten-Grade 3The Monkey Goes Bananas by C. P. Bloom
Grades 3-6El Deafo by Cece Bell
Grades 6-8 The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
Young AdultThose Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta






Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Barnett, Mac
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Candlewick Press
Bloom, C. P.
The Monkey Goes Bananas
Abrams Books for Young Readers
Brown, Peter
My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)
Little, Brown and Company
Cox, Lynne
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Cronin, Doreen
The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
DiCamillo, Kate
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
Candlewick Press
DiPucchio, Kelly
Gaston
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Hale, Shannon & Dean Hale
The Princess in Black
Candlewick Press
Hanlon, Abby
Dory Fantasmagory
Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Holub, Joan
Little Red Writing
Chronicle Books
Lewis, J. Patrick & Douglas Florian
Poem-mobiles: Crazy Car Poems
Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
O'Connell, Caitlin
A Baby Elephant in the Wild
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Rosenstock, Barb
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art
Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Shea, Bob
Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don't Play with Your Food!
Disney Hyperion
Soman, David
Three Bears in a Boat
Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC


Grades 3-6
Armstrong, K. L. & M. A. Marr
Loki's Wolves
Little, Brown and Company
Bell, Cece
El Deafo
Amulet Books
Burns, Loree Griffin
Handle with Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey
Millbrook Press, an imprint of Lerner Books
Engle, Margarita
Mountain Dog
Henry Holt and Company
Isaacs, Anne
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch
Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Lord, Cynthia
Half a Chance
Scholastic, Inc.
Martin, Ann M.
Rain Reign
Feiwel & Friends
Mass, Wendy & Michael Brawer
Space Taxi: Archie Takes Flight
Little, Brown and Company
Ringwald, Whitaker
The Secret Box
Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins
Scieszka, Jon
Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor
Amulet Books
Segel, Jason & Kirsten Miller
Nightmares!
Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Sidman, Joyce
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Skerry, Brian with Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
The Whale Who Won Hearts: And More True Stories of Adventures with Animals
National Geographic
Sutherland, Tui T. & Kari H. Sutherland
The Menagerie
HarperCollins
Woods, Brenda
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA


Grades 6-8
Alexander, Kwame
The Crossover
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Auxier, Jonathan
The Night Gardener
Amulet Books
Bausum, Ann
Stubby the War Dog: The True Story of World War I’s Bravest Dog
National Geographic
Bracken, Beth & Kay Fraser
Wish
Capstone Books
Bradley, F. T.
Double Vision: Code Name 711
HarperCollins
Gephart, Donna
Death by Toilet Paper
Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Haskell, Merrie
The Castle Behind Thorns
Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins
Holm, Jennifer L.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Random House Books for Young Readers
Hurwitz, Michele Weber
The Summer I Saved the World...in 65 Days
Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Milford, Kate
Greenglass House
Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pelletier, Cathie
The Summer Experiment
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Philbrick, Rodman
Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina
Scholastic, Inc.
Schrefer, Eliot
Threatened
Scholastic, Inc.
Snyder, Maria V.
Storm Watcher
Leap Books, LLC
Stone, Tanya Lee
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America’s First Black Paratroopers
Candlewick Press


Young Adult
Colbert, Brandy
Pointe
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group USA
Fleming, Candace
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia
Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Han, Jenny
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Knapp, Andrew
Find Momo: A Photography Book
Quirk Books
Koryta, Michael
Those Who Wish Me Dead
Little, Brown and Company
Lockhart, E.
We Were Liars
Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Lu, Marie
The Young Elites
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group USA
McHugh, Laura
The Weight of Blood
Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of Random House
Nelson, Jandy
I’ll Give You the Sun
Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA
Niven, Jennifer
All the Bright Places
Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books
Reedy, Trent
If You’re Reading This
Scholastic, Inc.
Sundquist, Josh
We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story
Little, Brown Company
Talley, Robin
Lies We Tell Ourselves
Harlequin Teen
Vlahos, Len
The Scar Boys
Egmont Publishing
Whaley, John Corey
Noggin
Atheneum Books for Young Readers

For more information, please contact
Alice Cyphers and Stephanie Gibson, Co-coordinators
134 Bisbing Rd
Henryville, PA 18332
pyrca.psla@gmail.com


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