LYRC Award Nominees 3-5th Grade

The Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award (LYRC) is a reading enrichment program, encouraging young people to read and to decide on which of the books they read should win the award.  For more details and how to vote see LYRC on the State Library of Louisiana’s site. There are three separate age group categories and we’ll look at the nominees for the other groups in the coming weeks.

(drum roll please) Here are the nominees for 3-5th grade:

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

The Blue Shoe: A Tale of Thievery, Villainy, Sorcery, and Shoes by Roderick Townley

The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity by Mac Barnett

The Dream Stealer by Sid Fleischman

The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman

Extra Credit by Andrew Clements

Flight of the Phoenix by R. L. LaFevera

The Hidden Bestiary of Marvelous, Mysterious, and (Maybe Even) Magical Creatures by Judy Young

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca

Redwoods by Jason Chin

Sassy: Little Sister Is Not My Name by Sharon Draper

Sea of the Dead by Julia Durango

Tsunami! by Kimiko Kajikawa

We Can’t All Be Rattlesnakes by Patrick Jennings

Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff

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