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Pennsylvania Young Reader’s Choice
Awards Program Master List
2018 - 2019

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade
Andros, Camille; illustrated by Brianne Farley
Charlotte the Scientist is Squished!
Clarion Books
Clanton, Ben
Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea
Tundra Books
Derby, Sally; illustrated by Mika Song
A New School Year, Stories in Six Voices
Charlesbridge
John, Jory; illustrated by Pete Oswald
The Bad Seed
HarperCollins
Kirk, Daniel
Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia
Abrams Books for Young Readers
LaReau, Kara; illustrated by Matt Myers
The Infamous Ratsos
Candlewick
MacLachlan, Patricia; illustrated by Marc Boutavant
Barkus
Chronicle Books
Miller, Tim
Moo Moo in a Tutu
Balzer+Bray
Olien, Jessica
The Blobfish Book
Balzer+Bray
Schlitz, Laura Amy; illustrated by Brian Flocca
Princess Cora and the Crocodile
Candlewick
Stewart, Melissa; illustrated by Steve Jenkins
Can an Aardvark Bark?
Beach Lane Books
Twohy, Mike
Mouse and Hippo
Paula Wiseman Books
Will Wissinger, Tamera; illustrated by Matthew Cordell
Gone Camping: a novel in verse
Houghton Mifflin
Williams, Lily
If Sharks Disappeared
Roaring Brook Press
Yolen, Jane; illustrated by Jossee Massee
Thunder Underground
WordSong



Grades 3 - 6
Applegate, Katherine
Wishtree
Feiwel & Friends
Baptiste, Tracey
The Jumbies
Algonquin Young Readers
Brown, Peter
The Wild Robot
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Clements, Andrew
The Losers Club
Random House
Eszterhas, Suzi
Moto and Me : My Year as a Wildcat's Foster Mom
Owlkids Books
Hale, Shannon; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Real Friends
First Second
Hapka, Catherine
Snowman: The True Story of a Champion
Aladdin Books
Kelly, Jacqueline; illustrated by Teagan White and Jennifer L. Meyer
Skunked! (Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vet)
Henry Holt
King, Amy Sarig
Me and Marvin Gardens
Scholastic
Lysiak, Hilde with Matthew Lysiak; illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Hero Dog! (Hilde Cracks the Case #1)
Scholastic
McGovern, Cammie
Chester and Gus
HarperCollins
O'Connor, Barbara
Wish
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Roy, Katherine
How to Be an Elephant
David Macaulay Studio, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press
Scattergood, Augusta
Making Friends With Billy Wong
Scholastic
Williams-Garcia, Rita
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
HarperCollins

Grades 6 - 8

Auxier, Jonathan
Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard
Amulet Books
Barry, Dave
The Worst Class Trip Ever
Disney-Hyperion
Connor, Leslie
All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook
Katherine Tegen Books
Creech, Sharon
Moo
HarperCollins
Gratz, Alan
Refugee
Scholastic
Grimes, Nikki
Garvey's Choice
WordSong
Harrington, Karen
Mayday
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Holbrook, Sara
The Enemy: Detroit, 1954
Calkins Creek
Key, Watt
Terror at Bottle Creek
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Kline, Christina Baker
Orphan Train Girl (The Young Readers’ Edition)
HarperCollins
Korman, Gordon
Restart
Scholastic
Mann, J. Albert
Scar: a Revolutionary War Tale
Calkins Creek
Messner, Kate
The Exact Location of Home
Bloomsbury
Reynolds, Jason
Ghost
Atheneum
Shulman, Polly
The Poe Estate
Penguin Young Readers

Young Adult

Benway, Robin
Far from the Tree
HarperTeen
Black, Holly
The Cruel Prince
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Garber, Stephanie
Caraval
Flatiron Books
Georges, Nicole J.
Fetch : How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home
Mariner Books
Lord, Emery
The Names They Gave Us
Bloomsbury USA
Lu, Marie
Warcross
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Mathieu, Jennifer
Moxie
Roaring Brook Press
McManus, Karen M.
One of Us Is Lying
Delacorte Press
Menon, Sandhya
When Dimple Met Rishi
Simon Pulse
Reck, Jared
A Short History of the Girl Next Door
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Reynolds, Jason
Long Way Down
Atheneum
Silvera, Adam
They Both Die at the End
HarperTeen
Slater, Dashka
The 57 Bus
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Swanson, James L.
Chasing King’s Killer
Scholastic
Thomas, Angie
The Hate U Give
Balzer+Bray

For more information, please contact
Alice L Cyphers and Ellen M. Stolarski, Co-coordinators
134 Bisbing Rd
Henryville, PA 18332
pyrca.psla@gmail.com
http://pyrca.wikispaces.com/

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