YRCA 2021 Voting and Book Talks

The Young Reader’s Choice Awards (YRCA) is a year-long reading program for children in grades 4-12 living in Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana and Washington. Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association, it is the only international award where children choose the nominated books and the winners. 

Be sure to check out our Staff Book Talks below!

There are so many great books up for voting in 2021
Voting goes until April 15, 2021

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Junior Division

Arlo Finch in the Valley
of Fire

John August 
John David Anderson
Kenneth Oppel (CDN)
Positively Izzy
Terri Libenson 
The Serpent's Secret
Sayantani DasGupta
Small Spaces
Katherine Arden
Sweep: The Story of a Girl
and her Monster

Jonathan Auxier (CDN) 
Wings of Fire
The Dragonet Prophecy

Tui T. Sutherland

Intermediate Division

Ash Princess
Laura Sebastian 
City of Ghosts
Victoria Schwab 
Darius the Great is
Not Okay

Adib Khorram
Scott Westerfeld
No Fixed Address
Susan Nielsen-Fernlund 
TBH: This is SO Awkward
Lisa Greenwald 
The Poet X
Elizabeth Acevedo
The Truth as Told by 
Mason Buttle

Leslie Connor 

Senior Division

Children of Blood and Bone
Tomi Adeyemi 
The Cruel Prince
Holly Black 
Dear Evan Hansen
Val Emmich 
Neal Shusterman 
Five Feet Apart
Rachael Lippincott
I am Still Alive
Kate Marshall (CDN) 
Courtney Summers (CDN) 
A Very Large Expanse of 

Tahereh Mafi 


 Check out our staff talks below for each division!