Virginia Readers' Choice

Given by Virginia State Literacy Association

Other Names: Virginia Readers' Choice Award, Virginia Reader's Choice, Virginia Readers' Choice Program
206 Works 622,746 Books 25,786 Reviews 4.1
All, Winner (108), Nominee (84), No Stage (14)
All, Elementary (51), High School (51), Middle School (51), Primary (48), No Category (5)
All, 2024 (40), 2015-2016 (40), 2014-2015 (4), 2013-2014 (4), 2012-2013 (4), 2011-2012 (4), 2010-2011 (4), 2009-2010 (5), 2008-2009 (4), 2007-2008 (4), 2007? (1), 2006-2007 (4), 2005-2006 (4), 2004-2005 (4), 2003-2004 (4), 2002-2003 (4), 2001-2002 (4), 2000-2001 (4), 1999-2000 (4), 1998-1999 (4), 1997-1998 (4), 1996-1997 (4), 1995-1996 (4), 1994-1995 (4), 1993-1994 (4), 1992-1993 (4), 1991-1992 (4), 1990-1991 (4), 1989-1990 (4), 1988-1989 (4), 1987-1988 (4), 1986-1987 (3), 1985-1986 (3), 1984-1985 (1), 1983-1984 (1), 1982-1983 (1), 1981-1982 (1)

Winner 108

The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne SelforsElementary2014-2015
Every Day by David LevithanHigh School2014-2015
One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly HuntMiddle School2014-2015
Again! by Emily GravettPrimary2014-2015
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine ApplegateElementary2013-2014
The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenHigh School2013-2014
Wonder by R. J. PalacioMiddle School2013-2014
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura MurrayPrimary2013-2014
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom by Eric WightElementary2012-2013
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel CohnHigh School2012-2013
Powerless by Matthew CodyMiddle School2012-2013
I Need My Monster by Amanda NollPrimary2012-2013
All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing HahnElementary2011-2012
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick NessHigh School2011-2012
Out of My Mind by Sharon M. DraperMiddle School2011-2012
We Are in a Book! by Mo WillemsPrimary2011-2012
Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore LookElementary2010-2011
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHigh School2010-2011
Breathe: A Ghost Story by Cliff McNishMiddle School2010-2011
Chester by Melanie WattPrimary2010-2011
The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) by Jacqueline DaviesElementary2009-2010
Unwind by Neal ShustermanHigh School2009-2010
Savvy by Ingrid LawMiddle School2009-2010
Library Mouse by Daniel KirkPrimary2009-2010
The Ghost's Grave by Peg KehretElementary2008-2009
The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette WallsHigh School2008-2009
Airborn by Kenneth OppelMiddle School2008-2009
Once I Ate a Pie by Patricia MacLachlanPrimary2008-2009
John, Paul, George & Ben by Lane SmithElementary2007-2008
Uglies by Scott WesterfeldHigh School2007-2008
The Lightning Thief by Rick RiordanMiddle School2007-2008
He Came with the Couch by David SlonimPrimary2007-2008
The Last Holiday Concert by Andrew ClementsElementary2006-2007
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi PicoultHigh School2006-2007
The Sea of Trolls by Nancy FarmerMiddle School2006-2007
Guji Guji by Chih-Yuan ChenPrimary2006-2007
Say What? by Margaret Peterson HaddixElementary2005-2006
The Year Of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn MoriartyHigh School2005-2006
Eragon by Christopher PaoliniMiddle School2005-2006
The Monster Who Ate My Peas by Danny SchnitzleinPrimary2005-2006
7 x 9 = Trouble! by Claudia MillsElementary2004-2005
The House Next Door by Richie Tankersley CusickHigh School2004-2005
Loser by Jerry SpinelliMiddle School2004-2005
Epossumondas by Coleen SalleyPrimary2004-2005
The Summer of Riley by Eve BuntingElementary2003-2004
The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream by Sampson DavisHigh School2003-2004
Flipped by Wendelin Van DraanenMiddle School2003-2004
The Recess Queen by Alexis O'NeillPrimary2003-2004
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise RennisonHigh School2002-2003
No More Dead Dogs by Gordon KormanMiddle School2002-2003
Soccer Mom from Outer Space by Barney SaltzbergPrimary2002-2003
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo2002-2003
The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva IbbotsonElementary2001-2002
A Door Near Here by Heather QuarlesHigh School2001-2002
Blackwater by Eve BuntingMiddle School2001-2002
Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen LesterPrimary2001-2002
The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFeliceElementary2000-2001
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline WoodsonHigh School2000-2001
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack GantosMiddle School2000-2001
Akiak: A Tale From the Iditarod by Robert J. BlakePrimary2000-2001
The Junkyard Dog by Erika TamarElementary1999-2000
Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul by Jack CanfieldHigh School1999-2000
Spirit Seeker by Joan Lowery NixonMiddle School1999-2000
The Red Racer by Audrey WoodPrimary1999-2000
Earthquake Terror by Peg KehretElementary1998-1999
The China Garden by Liz BerryHigh School1998-1999
Crash by Jerry SpinelliMiddle School1998-1999
My Little Sister Ate One Hare by Bill GrossmanPrimary1998-1999
Fig Pudding by Ralph FletcherElementary1997-1998
Daughter of the Stars by Phyllis A. WhitneyHigh School1997-1998
The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy FarmerMiddle School1997-1998
Suddenly! by Colin McNaughtonPrimary1997-1998
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnElementary1996-1997
Tears of a Tiger by Sharon M. DraperHigh School1996-1997
Walk Two Moons by Sharon CreechMiddle School1996-1997
Copycat by Ruth BrownPrimary1996-1997
A Haunting in Williamsburg by Lou KassemElementary1995-1996
Just Like Martin by Ossie DavisHigh School1995-1996
The Giver by Lois LowryMiddle School1995-1996
Dogzilla by Dav PilkeyPrimary1995-1996
Ghost Cadet by Elaine Marie AlphinElementary1994-1995
Jumping the Nail by Eve BuntingHigh School1994-1995
Flight #116 Is Down! by Caroline B. CooneyMiddle School1994-1995
Ten Kids, No Pets by Ann M. MartinElementary1993-1994
How Could You Do It, Diane? by Stella PevsnerHigh School1993-1994
The Dead Man in Indian Creek by Mary Downing HahnMiddle School1993-1994
Exploring the Titanic: How the Greatest Ship Ever Lost was Found by Robert BallardElementary1992-1993
Maniac Magee by Jerry SpinelliMiddle School1992-1993
The Talking Eggs by Robert D. San SouciPrimary1992-1993
The Doll in the Garden: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing HahnElementary1991-1992
Don't Look Behind You by Lois DuncanHigh School1991-1992
A Family Apart by Joan Lowery NixonMiddle School1991-1992
The Great White Man-Eating Shark: A Cautionary Tale by Margaret MahyPrimary1991-1992
Matilda by Roald DahlElementary1990-1991
Say Goodnight, Gracie by Julie Reece DeaverHigh School1990-1991
The Ghosts in the Attic by Betty Ren WrightElementary1989-1990
Wolf Rider by AviHigh School1989-1990
Hatchet by Gary PaulsenMiddle School1989-1990
Wait Till Helen Comes by Mary Downing HahnElementary1988-1989
Face at the Edge of the World by Eve BuntingHigh School1988-1989
The Other Side of Dark by Joan Lowery NixonMiddle School1988-1989
Heckedy Peg by Audrey WoodPrimary1988-1989
The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid BanksElementary1987-1988
Ghost in My Soup by Judi MillerMiddle School1987-1988
In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin SchwartzPrimary1987-1988
The Curse of the Blue Figurine by John BellairsMiddle School1986-1987
The Cat Ate My Gymsuit by Paula DanzigerMiddle School1985-1986
The Westing Game by Ellen RaskinMiddle School1983-1984

Nominee 84

Too Small Tola by AtinukeElementary2024
Twins by Varian JohnsonElementary2024
Measuring Up by Lily LaMotteElementary2024
Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib MianElementary2024
Mimic Makers: Biomimicry Inventors Inspired by Nature by Kristen NordstromElementary2024
The One Thing You'd Save by Linda Sue ParkElementary2024
Braver: A Wombat's Tale by Suzanne SelforsElementary2024
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued by Peter SísElementary2024
Stuck by Jennifer SwenderElementary2024
New from Here by Kelly YangElementary2024
The Electric Kingdom by David ArnoldHigh School2024
Lore by Alexandra BrackenHigh School2024
Black Birds in the Sky: The Story and Legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre by Brandy ColbertHigh School2024
When You Look Like Us by Pamela N. HarrisHigh School2024
The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ KluneHigh School2024
What I Carry by Jennifer LongoHigh School2024
None Shall Sleep by Ellie MarneyHigh School2024
The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival by Amra Sabic-El-RayessHigh School2024
All My Rage by Sabaa TahirHigh School2024
In the Wild Light by Jeff ZentnerHigh School2024
The Magical Imperfect by Chris BaronMiddle School2024
Race to the Bottom of the Earth: Surviving Antarctica by Rebecca E. F. BaroneMiddle School2024
Flight of the Puffin by Ann BradenMiddle School2024
What Comes Next by Rob BuyeaMiddle School2024
All He Knew by Helen FrostMiddle School2024
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba HigueraMiddle School2024
The Mysterious Disappearance of Aidan S. (as told to his brother) by David LevithanMiddle School2024
City Spies by James PontiMiddle School2024
Coop Knows the Scoop by Taryn SoudersMiddle School2024
Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler by Ibi ZoboiMiddle School2024
Are You a Cheeseburger? by Monica ArnaldoPrimary2024
The Library Fish by Alyssa Satin CapucilliPrimary2024
Survivor Tree by Marcie ColleenPrimary2024
It Fell from the Sky by Terry FanPrimary2024
I Don't Want to Read This Book by Max GreenfieldPrimary2024
Mindful Mr. Sloth by Katy HudsonPrimary2024
Digging for Words: José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built by Angela Burke KunkelPrimary2024
Chester van Chime Who Forgot How to Rhyme by Avery MonsenPrimary2024
Except Antarctica by Todd SturgellPrimary2024
The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline WoodsonPrimary2024
Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by John CoyElementary2015-2016
Mountain Dog by Margarita EngleElementary2015-2016
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris GrabensteinElementary2015-2016
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year by Bill HarleyElementary2015-2016
Flight of the Honey Bee by Raymond HuberElementary2015-2016
Bowling Alley Bandit by Laurie KellerElementary2015-2016
The Show Must Go On! by Kate KliseElementary2015-2016
Elvis and the Underdogs by Jenny LeeElementary2015-2016
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie LloydElementary2015-2016
Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will WissingerElementary2015-2016
The Testing by Joelle CharbonneauHigh School2015-2016
Unbreakable by Kami GarciaHigh School2015-2016
Fake ID by Lamar GilesHigh School2015-2016
Reality Boy by A. S. KingHigh School2015-2016
March: Book One by John LewisHigh School2015-2016
We Were Liars by E. LockhartHigh School2015-2016
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew QuickHigh School2015-2016
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow RowellHigh School2015-2016
Out of the Easy by Ruta SepetysHigh School2015-2016
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World [Young Readers Edition] by Malala YousafzaiHigh School2015-2016
Seeing Red by Kathryn ErskineMiddle School2015-2016
Under the Egg by Laura Marx FitzgeraldMiddle School2015-2016
Twerp by Mark GoldblattMiddle School2015-2016
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan GratzMiddle School2015-2016
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List by Leon LeysonMiddle School2015-2016
Half a Chance by Cynthia LordMiddle School2015-2016
Zero Tolerance by Claudia MillsMiddle School2015-2016
Shadow by Michael MorpurgoMiddle School2015-2016
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg SloanMiddle School2015-2016
The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy by James L. SwansonMiddle School2015-2016
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter BrownPrimary2015-2016
The Cart That Carried Martin by Eve BuntingPrimary2015-2016
The Snatchabook by Helen DochertyPrimary2015-2016
Lion vs Rabbit by Alex LatimerPrimary2015-2016
The Invisible Boy by Trudy LudwigPrimary2015-2016
Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J. MuthPrimary2015-2016
Sparky! by Jenny OffillPrimary2015-2016
Eat Like a Bear by April Pulley SayrePrimary2015-2016
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley SpiresPrimary2015-2016
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: A Migrant's Tale by Duncan TonatiuhPrimary2015-2016
Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller by Sarah Miller2009-2010
Looking for Alaska by John Green2007?
Mallory Vs. Max by Laurie B. Friedman2005
Luthiel's Song: Dreams of the Ringed Vale by Robert Marston Fannéy1997

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