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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 17th 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:  

   

 

2016 LOUISIANA READERS' CHOICE WINNERS

3rd – 5th Grade

Winner : The Mischievians by William Joyce

Honor : Hoop Genius by John Coy and Joe Morse

6th – 8th Grade

Winner : Athlete Vs Mathlete by W.C. Mack

Honor : Wake Up Missing  by Kate Messner

Teen Readers’ Choice

Winner : The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Honor : Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

 

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 2017 Program

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2017 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Program Nominated Book Lists

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

Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Brochure for 2017 Program (looks best on legal size paper)

Grades 3-5

Annotated Title List

Consideration List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Paper Ballot of Titles

PowerPoint (With links to book trailers embedded for every book and booktalks in notes section. Be sure to enable content.) *Updated 9/21/16

Grades 6-8

Annotated Title List

Consideration List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Paper Ballot of Titles

PowerPoint (With links to book trailers embedded for every book and booktalks in notes section. Be sure to enable content.) *Updated 9/21/16 

Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice 2017 - Please see the website, http://ltrc.state.lib.la.us/2017, for more resources.

Bookmark + Poster Order Form

Teen Readers' Choice 2017 Brochure

Annotated Title List

Consideration List

Study Guides and Additional Resources

Paper Ballot of Titles

PowerPoint with Links to Book Trailers *Updated version of the PowerPoint with more trailers loaded 8/5/16.

Printable Bookmarks

Contact Angela Germany, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , for any program related questions.

 

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 2016 Program

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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 2018 Program

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LYRC 2018 Title List (Next year's list, to be read in 2017)

2018 LYRC 3-5th Annotated List

2018 LYRC 6-8th Annotated List

 

 

 

   

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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