Young Reader’s Choice
Award
2014 Junior Division
Winner of the Young Reader’s
Choice Award 2013

Students voted for

The Lost Hero
by Rick Riordan
Young Reader’s Choice Award
2014
Students in grades 4-6 select the winner
You must listen to or read at least 2 of the boo...
Cabin Fever
by Jeff Kinney
School property has been
vandalized and Greg Heffley
swears he is innocent--sort of.
Just as th...
Book Trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AzqZd0KmCk
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: REALISTIC FICTION
Made up story

Humorous fiction

Characters are normal humans and
believable

Involves surprise ...
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
Relates the stories of
twelve-year-old Ben, who
loses his mother and his
hearing in a short...
Book Trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9K2YaVxeTiM
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: HISTORICAL FICTION
The setting is in the past
May include real people or events
from history, but the main charact...
Other books by Brian Selznick
13 Gifts by Wendy Mass
Shy, withdrawn Tara is
sent to stay with her
aunt, uncle, and cousin
in her parents'
hometown, wher...
Book Trailer
http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/vid
eos_all.asp?bcpid=73539002001&bckey=AQ~
~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU0...
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: REALISTIC FICTION
Made up story
Characters are normal humans
and believable
Takes place in modern times
The storie...
Other books by Wendy Mass
Middle School, Worst Years of My Life
by James Patterson
When Rafe Kane
enters middle school,
he teams up with his
best fr...
Book Trailer
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/32580797277559659/
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: REALISTIC FICTION
Made up story
Characters are normal humans
and believable
Takes place in modern times
The storie...
Darth Paper Strikes Back
by Tom Angleberger
Harvey, upset when his
Darth Paper finger puppet
brings humiliation, gets
Dwig...
Book Trailer
http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/videos_all.asp?bcpid=7
3539002001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03...
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: REALISTIC FICTION
Made up story
Characters are normal humans
and believable
Takes place in modern times
The storie...
Origami Yoda series continues
Last Council by Kazu Kibuishi
The lost city of Cielis is not
what they expected. While
part of her crew are taken
prisoner...
Book Trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb4-Q1aA9DU
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: GRAPHIC NOVEL
Fantasy
Format is in comic-book style

Magical characters
Hero involved in a battle against strong o...
Amulet series continues
Big Nate Out Loud by Franklin Peirce
Contains reprints of
daily and Sunday "Big
Nate" comic strips that
follow the adventu...
Book Trailer
http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/
videos_all.asp?bcpid=73539002001&bcke
y=AQ~~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU0...
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: GRAPHIC NOVEL
Format is in comic-book style

Realistic Fiction
Made up story

Characters are normal humans and bel...
Big Nate series continues
The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman
Thirteen-year-old Dan
Cahill and his older sister,
Amy, thought the search
for the thirty...
Book Trailer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoKZehvGbsk
What genre is it?
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Realistic Fiction
Historical Fiction
Graphic Novel
Biography
Informational Text
...
Answer: REALISTIC FICTION
Exciting fast-paced plot

Made up story
Characters are normal humans and
believable

Unusual occ...
39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers
Who will be this year’s
winner?

You will decide!
Read or listen to at least 2 books to vote this year.
Citation
Images from Destiny
taken 10-19-2013
Content from

http:/www.pnla.org/yrca
www.youtube.com
http://hsd1.follettdes...
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YRCA 2014 Nominees by Mrs. Anderberg

  1. 1. Young Reader’s Choice Award 2014 Junior Division
  2. 2. Winner of the Young Reader’s Choice Award 2013 Students voted for The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  3. 3. Young Reader’s Choice Award 2014 Students in grades 4-6 select the winner You must listen to or read at least 2 of the books by April 15th in order to vote Children all across the Pacific Northwest are reading these books and participating in their YRCA program. (Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Washington and of course Montana.) This award was established in 1940 and continues today to encourage kids to read fantastic literature from a variety of genres.
  4. 4. Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney School property has been vandalized and Greg Heffley swears he is innocent--sort of. Just as the authorities are about to pin him down, a freak blizzard hits trapping the Heffleys in their home and leaving Greg to wonder whether being stuck with his family for the holidays really is better than facing the punishment he knows is coming when the snow is gone.
  5. 5. Book Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AzqZd0KmCk
  6. 6. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  7. 7. Answer: REALISTIC FICTION Made up story Humorous fiction Characters are normal humans and believable Involves surprise and unexpected events Involves exaggeration and nonsense Takes place in modern times The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships The setting is a real place Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone.
  8. 8. Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
  9. 9. Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben, who loses his mother and his hearing in a short time frame and decides to leave his Minnesota home in 1977 to seek the father he has never known in New York City; and Rose, who lives with her father but feels compelled to search for what is missing in her life. Ben's story is told in words; Rose's in pictures.
  10. 10. Book Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9K2YaVxeTiM
  11. 11. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  12. 12. Answer: HISTORICAL FICTION The setting is in the past May include real people or events from history, but the main characters are fictional Fictional main characters are used to give a human perspective to historical facts. Imaginary events are based on events of the past Conflict may develop when the character leaves a secure environment and moves into the unknown.
  13. 13. Other books by Brian Selznick
  14. 14. 13 Gifts by Wendy Mass Shy, withdrawn Tara is sent to stay with her aunt, uncle, and cousin in her parents' hometown, where she makes friends with an elderly collector, who seems to be trying to give Tara a mysterious message.
  15. 15. Book Trailer http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/vid eos_all.asp?bcpid=73539002001&bckey=AQ~ ~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03X_oIr6jeODyg3UqvFSQKs2&bclid=108644538200 1&bctid=1084495184001
  16. 16. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  17. 17. Answer: REALISTIC FICTION Made up story Characters are normal humans and believable Takes place in modern times The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships The setting is a real place Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone.
  18. 18. Other books by Wendy Mass
  19. 19. Middle School, Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams up with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a game to make school more fun by trying to break every rule in the school's code of conduct.
  20. 20. Book Trailer http://www.pinterest.com/pin/32580797277559659/
  21. 21. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  22. 22. Answer: REALISTIC FICTION Made up story Characters are normal humans and believable Takes place in modern times The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships The setting is a real place Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone.
  23. 23. Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger Harvey, upset when his Darth Paper finger puppet brings humiliation, gets Dwight suspended, but Origami Yoda asks Tommy and Kellan, now in seventh grade, to make a new casefile to persuade the School Board to reinstate Dwight.
  24. 24. Book Trailer http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/videos_all.asp?bcpid=7 3539002001&bckey=AQ~~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03X_oIr6jeODyg3UqvFSQKs2&bclid=1086445382001&bctid=108449518 4001
  25. 25. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  26. 26. Answer: REALISTIC FICTION Made up story Characters are normal humans and believable Takes place in modern times The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships The setting is a real place Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone.
  27. 27. Origami Yoda series continues
  28. 28. Last Council by Kazu Kibuishi The lost city of Cielis is not what they expected. While part of her crew are taken prisoner, Emily is forced to fight for her life in a series of tests that will determine which young Stonekeeper will join the Guardian Council which governs Alledia. As the tests continue, a terrible secret is uncovered, one that will change the heroes' lives forever.
  29. 29. Book Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xb4-Q1aA9DU
  30. 30. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  31. 31. Answer: GRAPHIC NOVEL Fantasy Format is in comic-book style Magical characters Hero involved in a battle against strong odds. Strange creatures such as wizards, dragons, elves, mermaids, etc. Stories include impossible events Good vs. evil theme Imaginary or mysterious setting Characters are in a conflict against a supernatural power
  32. 32. Amulet series continues
  33. 33. Big Nate Out Loud by Franklin Peirce Contains reprints of daily and Sunday "Big Nate" comic strips that follow the adventures of eleven-year-old Nate Wright.
  34. 34. Book Trailer http://www.scholastic.com/bookfairs/books/ videos_all.asp?bcpid=73539002001&bcke y=AQ~~,AAAAAFv844g~,BASb5BU03X_o Ir6jeODyg3UqvFSQKs2&bclid=108644538 2001&bctid=1084495184001
  35. 35. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  36. 36. Answer: GRAPHIC NOVEL Format is in comic-book style Realistic Fiction Made up story Characters are normal humans and believable Takes place in modern times The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships The setting is a real place Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone.
  37. 37. Big Nate series continues
  38. 38. The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman Thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, thought the search for the thirty-nine clues leading to the source of their family's power was over, but when Cahills are kidnapped by the Vespers, Amy and Dan find themselves with only a few days to fulfill a bizarre ransom request before their friends start dying.
  39. 39. Book Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BoKZehvGbsk
  40. 40. What genre is it? Fantasy Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Historical Fiction Graphic Novel Biography Informational Text Procedural Text Poetry Traditional Literature
  41. 41. Answer: REALISTIC FICTION Exciting fast-paced plot Made up story Characters are normal humans and believable Unusual occurrence Takes place in modern times Contains clues for the reader to follow the action The stories deal with believable family and friend relationships Usually a crime has been committed The setting is a real place Main character attempts to discover “who dun-it” MYSTERY Everything that happens in the story could really happen to anyone. Mystery
  42. 42. 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers
  43. 43. Who will be this year’s winner? You will decide! Read or listen to at least 2 books to vote this year.
  44. 44. Citation Images from Destiny taken 10-19-2013 Content from http:/www.pnla.org/yrca www.youtube.com http://hsd1.follettdestiny.com

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