Book Awards » Young Reader's Choice Award - Senior

Young Reader\'s Choice AwardCategories: Senior, Junior, Intermediate, Children's Books
The Pacific Northwest Library Association's Young Reader's Choice Award is the oldest children's choice award in the U.S. and Canada. The award was established in 1940 by a Seattle bookseller, the late Harry Hartman, who believed every student should have an opportunity to select a book that gives him or her pleasure. Nominations are taken only from children, teachers, parents and librarians in the Pacific Northwest ~ Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana and Washington. Winners represent popularity with young readers in 3 levels: junior (4th-6th grades), intermediate (7th-9th grades) and senior (10th-12 grades), and are announced in mid April each year. *In 1990 the original award was divided into Senior and Junior. Intermediate was added 2002.

2015

The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
Author: John Green
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 194


2014

Divergent (Divergent, Bk 1)
Divergent (Divergent, Bk 1)
Author: Veronica Roth
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 433


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

2013

Crazy
Crazy
Author: Han Nolan
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover

2012

Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 1)
Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 1)
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 8


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback

2011

The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Bk 1)
The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Bk 1)
Author: Suzanne Collins
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 2262


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio CD, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2010

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments, Bk 1)
City of Bones (Mortal Instruments, Bk 1)
Author: Cassandra Clare
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 639


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (MP3 Una Mt), Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2009

New Moon (Twilight, Bk 2)
New Moon (Twilight, Bk 2)
Author: Stephenie Meyer
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 524


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD, Hardcover, Audio CD

2008

Peaches
Peaches
Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 70


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

2006

Fat Kid Rules the World
Fat Kid Rules the World
Author: K. L. Going, Kelly Going
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 14


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD

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2005

The House of the Scorpion
The House of the Scorpion
Author: Nancy Farmer
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 32


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD

2004

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Author: Ann Brashares
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 832


Other Versions: Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD, Paperback

2003

Hope Was Here (Newbery Honor Book)
Hope Was Here (Newbery Honor Book)
Author: Joan Bauer
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
 13


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Hardcover

2002

Rewind
Rewind
Author: William Sleator
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 2


Other Versions: Hardcover

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2001

The Boxes
The Boxes
Author: William Sleator
  ?


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

2000

The Taking of Room 114
The Taking of Room 114
Author: Mel Glenn
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

1999

Sos Titanic
Sos Titanic
Author: Eve Bunting
  ?


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

1998

The Midwife's Apprentice
The Midwife's Apprentice
Author: Karen Cushman
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 170


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Paperback

1997

Driver's Ed
Driver's Ed
Author: Caroline B. Cooney
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged library), Audio CD (Unabridged)

1996

The Giver (Giver, Bk 1)
The Giver (Giver, Bk 1)
Author: Lois Lowry
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 968


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1995

Who Killed My Daughter?
Who Killed My Daughter?
Author: Lois Duncan
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 33


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover

PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit

1994

Wolf By The Ears
Wolf By The Ears
Author: Ann Rinaldi
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 36


Other Versions: Hardcover

1993

The Face on the Milk Carton
The Face on the Milk Carton
Author: Caroline B. Cooney
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 219


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged)

1992

Eva
Eva
Author: Peter Dickinson
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 31


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette

1991

Sex Education
Sex Education
Author: Jenny Davis
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 3


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover

1990

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom
Author: Louis Sachar
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 47


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