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Louisiana Young Readers' Choice

The Louisiana Young Readers' Choice program was founded in 1999 with the first award given in 2000. Participation in this program has climbed from 5,485 votes the first year to over 29,000 students participating in 2009. The purpose of the program is to foster a love of reading in the children of Louisiana by motivating them to participate in the recognition of outstanding books. Now entering its 16th year, the program continues to encourage Louisiana’s youth to read for pleasure. The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award is a reading enrichment program of the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library with additional support from the following:  

   

 

2015 LOUISIANA READERS' CHOICE WINNERS

3rd – 5th Grade

Winner : Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Honor : Bully by Patricia Polacco

6th – 8th Grade

Winner : False Prince by Jennifer A.Nielsen

Honor : Buddy by M. H. Herlong

Teen Readers’ Choice

Winner : The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Honor : The Selection by Kiera Cass

 

PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

Promotional materials, including posters, brochures, bookmarks, and seals for award books, are available free of charge beginning in August, while supplies last. Promotional Print Materials may be ordered by downloading and filling out this order form and e-mailing the form to Tracy LeDoux at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or faxing to 225-342-3547.

LOGO Click here for reproducible images of the LYRC SEAL black and white or  color. You are welcome to use these logos to promote the LYRC program at your library or school.
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LYRC 2016 Program

E-mail Print

2016 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Program Nominated Book Lists

Students read these titles during 2015 and vote by February 2016.

Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Brochure

Grades 3-5

Annotated Title List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Consideration List

Regular Powerpoint

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

Paper Ballot of Titles

Grades 6-8

Annotated Title List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Consideration List

Regular Powerpoint

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

Paper Ballot of Titles

Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice 2016

Teen Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Annotated Title List

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

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LYRC 2016 Program

E-mail Print

2016 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Program Nominated Book Lists

Students read these titles during 2015 and vote by February 2016.

Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Brochure

Grades 3-5

Annotated Title List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Consideration List

Regular Powerpoint

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

Paper Ballot of Titles

Grades 6-8

Annotated Title List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Consideration List

Regular Powerpoint

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

Paper Ballot of Titles

Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice 2016

Teen Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Annotated Title List

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos

When viewing PowerPoints with embedded video links, be sure to enable content, check that YouTube is not blocked and have all Microsoft Office updates installed. Please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have difficulty accessing the videos.

   

LYRC Selection Criteria

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Selection Criteria for the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award
Eligibility of Books

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LYRC Talking Books and Braille Services

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Talking Book and Braille Services for LYRC Participants
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LYRC 2017 Program

E-mail Print

2017 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Program Nominated Book Lists

Students read these titles during 2016 and vote by February 2017.

Grades 3-5

Annotated Title List

Grades 6-8

Annotated Title List

Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice 2017

Annotated Title List

 

How to VOTE

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Cast your Vote:

Paper Ballot Sheets (To download and print for students to vote)


* Voting Machine information at the bottom of page

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Suggest A Title For LYRC

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 Suggestions for LYRC Titles

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LYRC 2015 Program

E-mail Print

2015 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Program

Students read these titles during 2014 and vote by February 2015.

Downloadable 2015 Program Brochure (prints best with legal size paper)

Grades 3-5

Title List

Annotated 2015 Title List

Consideration List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Regular PowerPoint (Updated 9/19/2014)

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos (be sure to enable content, check that YouTube is not blocked and be sure you have installed all the Microsoft Office updates)

Grades 6-8

Title List

Annotated 2015 Title List

Consideration List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Regular PowerPoint 

PowerPoint with Embedded Links to Videos (be sure to enable content, check that YouTube is not blocked and be sure you have installed all the Microsoft Office updates)