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Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice
Awards Program Master List
2017 - 2018
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Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Corey, Shana; illustrated by Red Nose Studios
The Secret Subway
Schwartz & Wade
Fogliano, Julie; illustrated by Julie Morstad
When Green Becomes Tomatoes
Roaring Brook Press
Green, John Patrick
First Second
Haynes, Richard; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin
Slingshot and Burp
Candlewick Press
Higgins, Ryan T.
Mother Goose Bruce
Kennedy, Anne Vittur
Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook
Candlewick Press
Kleber, Dori; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Candlewick Press
Macy, Sue; illustrated by C. F. Payne
Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
Paula Wiseman Books
McCloskey, Kevin
We Dig Worms!
TOON Books
Miller, Pat; illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch
The Hole Story of a Doughnut
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
O’Neal, Shaquille; illustrated by Theodore Taylor III
Little Shaq
Rockliff, Mara; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno
Anything but Ordinary Addie: The True Story of Adelaide Herrmann, Queen of Magic
Candlewick Press
Schnell, Lisa Kahn; illustrated by Alan Marks
High Tide for Horseshoe Crabs
Torrey, Richard
My Dog, Bob
Holiday House
Urban, Linda; illustrated by Katie Kath
Weekends with Max and His Dad
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Grades 3-6
Anderson, John David
Ms. Bixby's Last Day
Walden Pond Press
Barton, Chris; illustrated by Don Tate
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
Beasley, Kate
Gertie's Leap to Greatness
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Beatty, Robert
Serafina and the Black Cloak
Bodeen, S. A.
Shipwreck Island
Feiwel and Friends
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
The War that Saved My Life
Dial Books for Young Readers
Pennypacker, Sara
Balzer + Bray
Polacco, Patricia
Tucky Jo and Little Heart
Paula Wiseman Books
Robinson, Sharon
The Hero Two Doors Down
Scholastic Press
Rosenstock, Barb; illustrated by Gérard DuBois
Dorothea's Eyes: Dorothea Lange Photographs the Truth
Calkins Creek
Sachar, Louis
Fuzzy Mud
Delacorte Press
Sepahban, Lois
Paper Wishes
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Shovan, Laura
The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary
Wendy Lamb Books
Telgemeier, Raina
Weeks, Sarah & Gita Varadarajan
Save Me a Seat
Scholastic Press

Grades 6-8
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem & Raymond Obstfeld
Sasquatch in the Paint
Bauer, Joan
Chmakova, Svetlana
Yen Press
Choldenko, Gennifer
Chasing Secrets
Wendy Lamb Books
Collier, Peter
Choosing Courage
Columbus, Chris & Ned Vizzini
House of Secrets
Balzer + Bray
Hoose, Phillip
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
Farrar Straus Giroux
Jarrow, Gail
Bubonic Panic: When Plague Invaded America
Calkins Creek
Jones, Harmony
Girl vs. Boy Band: The Right Track
Korman, Gordon
Scholastic Press
Pearsall, Shelley
The Seventh Most Important Thing
Alfred A. Knopf
Ryan, Pam Muñoz
Scholastic Press
Thomson, Sarah L.
Deadly Flowers: A Ninja’s Tale
Boyds Mills Press
Unsworth, Tania
The One Safe Place
Algonquin Young Readers
Wolk, Lauren
Wolf Hollow
Dutton Children’s Books

Young Adult
Backderf, Derf
Abrams ComicArts
Crowder, Melanie
Philomel Books
Federle, Tim
The Great American Whatever
Simon & Schuster BFYR
Garner, Paula
Phantom Limbs
Candlewick Press
Johnston, E. K.
Exit, Pursued by a Bear
Dutton Books
King, A. S.
Still Life with Tornado
Dutton Books
Lewis, John & Andrew Aydin; illustrated by Nate Powell
March: Book Three
Top Shelf Productions
McGee, Katharine
The Thousandth Floor
Medina, Meg
Burn Baby Burn
Candlewick Press
Meyer, Marissa
Feiwel and Friends
Noah, Trevor
Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
Spiegel & Grau
Sepetys, Ruta
Salt to the Sea
Philomel Books
Shusterman, Neal
Simon & Schuster BFYR
Thomas, Kara
The Darkest Corners
Delacorte Press
Yoon, Nicola
The Sun is Also a Star
Delacorte Press

For more information, please contact
Alice L Cyphers and Ellen M. Stolarski, Co-coordinators
134 Bisbing Rd
Henryville, PA 18332