Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice AwardJunior

Given by Pacific Northwest Library Association

Other Names: Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Reader's Choice, PNLA YRCA, Young Reader's Choice Award, YRCA
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The Pacific Northwest Library Association's Young Reader's Choice Award is the oldest children's choice award in the U.S. and Canada. The award was established in 1940 by a Seattle bookseller, the show more late Harry Hartman, who believed every student should have an opportunity to select a book that gives him or her pleasure.
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All, Winner (134), 2nd Place (3), 3rd Place (3), Nominee (684)
All, Intermediate (184), Junior (209), Senior (211), Youth (91), No Category (46)
All, 2024 (8), 2023 (8), 2022 (8), 2021 (8), 2020 (8), 2019 (8), 2018 (8), 2017 (8), 2016 (8), 2015 (8), 2014 (8), 2013 (8), 2012 (9), 2011 (8), 2010 (8), 2009 (8), 2008 (8), 2007 (8), 2006 (8), 2005 (8), 2004 (8), 2003 (8), 2002 (8), 2001 (12), 2000 (12)

Winner 22

3rd Place 1

2nd Place 1

Nominee 209

Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac2024
Starfish by Lisa Fipps2024
The Accidental Apprentice by Amanda Foody2024
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera2024
The Lion of Mars by Jennifer L. Holm2024
Unplugged by Gordon Korman2024
Finding Junie Kim by Ellen Oh2024
Pony by R. J. Palacio2024
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson2023
From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks2023
City Spies by James Ponti2023
Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron2023
Wink by Rob Harrell2023
When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller2023
Everything Sad Is Untrue: (a true story) by Daniel Nayeri2023
The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson2023
New Kid by Jerry Craft2022
A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying by Kelley Armstrong2022
Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt2022
Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly2022
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee2022
Indian No More by Charlene Willing McManis2022
A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry2022
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga2022
The Dragonet Prophecy by Tui T. Sutherland2021
Granted by John David Anderson2021
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden2021
Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire by John August2021
Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier2021
The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani Dasgupta2021
Positively Izzy by Terri Libenson2021
Inkling by Kenneth Oppel2021
Refugee by Alan Gratz2020
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate2020
The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey2020
The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamora by Pablo Cartaya2020
The Pants Project by Cat Clarke2020
The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell2020
Restart by Gordon Korman2020
Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend2020
Dog Man by Dav Pilkey2019
Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson2019
The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill2019
The Wild Robot by Peter Brown2019
The Inn Between by Marina Cohen2019
It Ain't So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas2019
The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd2019
Pax by Sara Pennypacker2019
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson2018
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate2018
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett2018
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley2018
The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley2018
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones2018
Masterminds by Gordon Korman2018
Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar2018
El Deafo by Cece Bell2017
The Circus Dogs of Prague by Rachelle Delaney2017
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff2017
New Kid by Tim Green2017
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm2017
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin2017
Loot by Jude Watson2017
A Path Begins by J. A. White2017
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein2016
Loki's Wolves by K. L. Armstrong2016
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo2016
Never Say Die by Will Hobbs2016
The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis2016
Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar by James Patterson2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan2016
The Creature Department by Robert Paul Weston2016
Wonder by R. J. Palacio2015
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate2015
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen2015
Ungifted by Gordon Korman2015
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin2015
Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski2015
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?" (All the Wrong Questions) by Lemony Snicket2015
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage2015
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney2014
Darth Paper Strikes Back: An Origami Yoda Book by Tom Angleberger2014
The Last Council by Kazu Kibuishi2014
The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman2014
13 Gifts by Wendy Mass2014
Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson2014
Big Nate Out Loud (Big Nate Comic Compilations) by Lincoln Peirce2014
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick2014
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan2013
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger2013
Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham2013
The Thirteen Treasures by Michelle Harrison2013
Fatty Legs: A True Story by Christy Jordan-Fenton2013
Lone Wolf by Kathryn Lasky2013
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself by Lincoln Peirce2013
The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood2013
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass2012
Happenstance Found (The Books of Umber) by P. W. Catanese2012
Watching Jimmy by Nancy Hartry2012
Scat by Carl Hiaasen2012
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly2012
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin2012
When The Cherry Blossoms Fell (A Cherry Blossom Book) by Jennifer Maruno2012
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time (Young Reader's Edition) by Greg Mortenson2012
Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow by James Rollins2012
The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi2011
The Seer of Shadows by Avi2011
Ignatius MacFarland: Frequenaut! by Paul Feig2011
Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix2011
Swindle by Gordon Korman2011
Savvy by Ingrid Law2011
Dog Lost by Ingrid Lee2011
The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan2011
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney2010
No Talking by Andrew Clements2010
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis2010
Igraine The Brave by Cornelia Funke2010
Marley: A Dog Like No Other by John Grogan2010
The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull2010
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick2010
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart2010
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo2009
Room One: A Mystery or Two by Andrew Clements2009
The Homework Machine by Dan Gutman2009
The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin2009
Rules by Cynthia Lord2009
Gossamer by Lois Lowry2009
The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron2009
To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Siegel2009
A Dogʼs Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin2008
Whales on Stilts! by M. T. Anderson2008
Shakespeare's Secret by Elise Broach2008
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix2008
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale2008
The Day Joanie Frankenhauser Became a Boy by Francess Lin Lantz2008
The Scarecrow and His Servant by Philip Pullman2008
Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan2008
Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke2007
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett2007
Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry2007
Heartbeat by Sharon Creech2007
Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World by Katherine Hannigan2007
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson2007
Indigo's Star by Hilary McKay2007
Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy by Jenny Nimmo2007
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo2006
The Mayor of Central Park by Avi2006
Sahara Special by Esme Raji Codell2006
Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins2006
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech2006
Rodzina by Karen Cushman2006
Olive's Ocean by Kevin Henkes2006
Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo2006
The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke2005
Runt by Marion Dane Bauer2005
The Beloved Dearly by Doug Cooney2005
The Secret Life of Owen Skye by Alan Cumyn2005
Coraline by Neil Gaiman2005
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen2005
Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay2005
Camp X by Eric Walters2005
Skeleton Man by Joseph Bruchac2004
The School Story by Andrew Clements2004
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech2004
Walk Across the Sea by Susan Fletcher2004
Everything on a Waffle by Polly Horvath2004
Dial-a-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson2004
Parsifal's Page by Gerald Morris2004
Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda2004
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo2003
Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos2003
Nory Ryan's Song by Patricia Reilly Giff2003
Don't Tell Anyone by Peg Kehret2003
The Doll People by Ann M. Martin2003
I Was a Rat by Philip Pullman2003
After Hamelin by Bill Richardson2003
The Austere Academy by Lemony Snicket2003
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis2002
Ramona's World by Beverly Cleary2002
The Landry News by Andrew Clements2002
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich2002
Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm2002
Bunnicula Strikes Again! by James Howe2002
Zooman Sam (Sam Krupnik) by Lois Lowry2002
Tucket's Gold by Gary Paulsen2002
Bloomability by Sharon Creech2001
Janey's Girl by Gayle Friesen2001
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos2001
Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix2001
The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr2001
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck2001
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling2001
Holes by Louis Sachar2001
The Nose from Jupiter by Richard Scrimger2001
Sasquatch by Roland Smith2001
Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff2001
The Case of the Lion Dance by Laurence Yep2001
The Iron Ring by Lloyd Alexander2000
The Skull of Truth by Bruce Coville2000
Chasing Redbird by Sharon Creech2000
Across the Wide and Lonesome Prairie: The Oregon Trail Diary of Hattie Campbell, 1847 by Kristiana Gregory2000
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse2000
Searching for Candlestick Park by Peg Kehret2000
A Mouse Called Wolf by Dick King-Smith2000
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine2000
Wings to Fly by Celia Barker Lottridge2000
The Schernoff Discoveries by Gary Paulsen2000
Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski2000
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli2000


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