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The Choice is Yours. Bringing the Young Reader’s Choice Award to Life in Your Library. Presented by Sara Saxton Youth Services Librarian Wasilla Meta-Rose Public Library. Loves books. Loves kids. Loves living in Alaska. Loves giving the power to the readers. Has a lovely family of three.

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the choice is yours

The Choice is Yours

Bringing the Young Reader’s Choice Award to Life in Your Library

Presented by

Sara Saxton

Youth Services Librarian

Wasilla Meta-Rose Public Library

about sara
Loves books.

Loves kids.

Loves living in Alaska.

Loves giving the power to the readers.

Has a lovely family of three.

Can be found in Wasilla.

About Sara
about pnla

An international, regional library association

  • Includes Alberta, British Columbia, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington
  • Provides opportunities for networking, education, and leadership training
  • Major Activities: Annual Conference, biennial Leadership Institute (LEADS), Job Board, and the Young Reader’s Choice Award
About PNLA
about yrca

Begun by Seattle bookseller Harry Hartman in 1940

  • The oldest children’s choice award in North America
  • The only reader’s choice award that includes youth in the US and Canada
  • Facilitated and run by Youth Librarians and School Librarians
About YRCA
nominations
Nominations

Making the List

criteria

Eligible titles must be published 3 years prior to the award year.

  • No sequels will be considered.
  • Nominees from three divisions will be accepted: Junior (Grades 4-6), Intermediate (Grades 7-9), and Senior (Grades 10-12).
  • Fiction, Non-Fiction, Manga, and Poetry are all eligible.
  • There must be at least one book by a Canadian author in each division.
Criteria
who nominates titles

Librarians

  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • Students
  • Literature Lovers
Who nominates titles?
creating the ballot

YRCA State & Provincial Representatives

  • 6-8 Nominees per division
  • Balanced list with appeal for both boys & girls, variety of genres, quality writing, and high readability
  • Chance to expose readers to new genres & titles
Creating the Ballot
voting
Voting

Choosing the Best

rules

Only students in grades 4-12 may vote.

  • No matter their age, kids may vote in any division where they have read more than 1 book.
  • Takes place annually between March 15 and April 15.
  • Last year more than 50,000 kids voted across the region.
Rules
awards
Awards

Honoring the Authors

get involved
Get Involved

Boosting Our Momentum

at your library

Create Displays

  • Feature YRCA Titles
  • Label
  • Network
  • Resources
At Your Library