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3-5th Grade LYRC 2014 Booktalks

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2014 Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice (LYRC)
Grades 3-5th, Nominated Title List


1. All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon.

2. America Is Under Attack: The Day the Towers Fell – September 11, 2001 by Don Brown

3. Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet

4. Bongo Fishing by Thatcher Hurd

5. Close to Famous by Joan Bauer

6. Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur

7. Escape by Night: A Civil War Adventure by Laurie Myers. Illustrations by Amy June Bates

8. The Incredible Life of Balto by Meghan McCarthy

9. Lots and Lots of Coins by Margarette S. Reid. Illustrations by True Kelley

10. Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero by Marissa Moss. Illustrations by John Hendrix

11. Olivia’s Birds by Olivia Bouler

12. The Secret Kingdom: Chronicles of the Red King, Book 1 by Jenny Nimmo

13. Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus by John Grandits. Illustrations by Michael Allen Austin

14. Trundle’s Quest by Allan Jones. Illustrations by Gary Chalk

15. Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan. Illustrations by Amy June Bates