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Young Reader’s Choice Award 2024

January 6, 2024, By in Book Awards.

TEENS, make your voice heard!

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The Young Reader’s Choice Award is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA) for young readers in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Alberta, and British Columbia. It was first established in 1940, making it the longest-running—and only US-Canada international—children’s choice book award. Learn more at pnla.org. ⁠


Voting for the Young Reader’s Choice Award begins on March 15, 2024, so the time to start reading the nominees is NOW! If you’re in grades 7-9, then you can vote on books in the Intermediate Division. ⁠⁠If you’re in grades 10-12, then you can vote on books in the Senior Division. ImagineIF Libraries will begin distributing voting ballots closer to March, so stay tuned! ⁠




Intermediate Division Nominees

Book cover of Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean Book cover of The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley Book cover of A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger Book cover of Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan


Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean

The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley

A Snake Falls to Earth by Darcie Little Badger

Zara Hossain is Here by Sabina Khan


Book cover of Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton Book cover of Me (Moth) by Amber McBride Book cover of Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff Book cover of Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim


Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton (multiple authors)

Me (Moth) by Amber McBride

Too Bright to See by Kyle Lukoff

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim



Senior Division Nominees

Book cover of Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley Book cover of The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni Book cover of Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Book cover of Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo


Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo


Book cover of Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas Book cover of You'll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus Book cover of Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter Book cover of Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao


Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus

Better Than the Movies by Lynn Painter

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao



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