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California Young Reader Medal (CYRM)

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2016-17 AP GIANNINI WINNERS

INTERMEDIATE

ESCAPE FROM MR. LEMONCELLO'S LIBRARY

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL

KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES

 

YOUNG ADULT 

THE RED QUEEN

CALIFORNIA YOUNG READER MEDAL NOMINEES

2017-18

BOOK TRAILERS

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NOMINEES - 2016-2017  

 

(Titles linked to CYRM page to provide plot summaries.)

 

Intermediate

 

Ms. Rapscott's Girls by Elise Primavera; Published by Penguin Random House, 2015

  • Making mistakes on purpose (sequel)

Pax by Sara Pennypacker; Illustrated by Jon Klassen; Published by HarperCollins, 2016

Dash by Kirby Larson; Published by Scholastic, 2016

 

 

 

Middle School/Junior High

            A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen; Published by Scholastic, 2016

  • Berlin Wall came down November 9, 1989

           Tesla's Attic by Neal Shushterman & Eric Elfman; Published by Disney-Hyperion, 2014 (#1 in the Accelerati trilogy)

           All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor; Published by HarperCollins, 2016

 
 

Young Adult

     Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt; Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015

           Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys; Published by Penguin Random House, 2016

           The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz; Published by Candlewick Press, 2016

 

 

 

Book cover pictures can be found on the CYRM Nominee page 

Teaching Books.net will provide audio excerpts, author information, "what to read next", etc.                                       

Book Trailers for 2016-17 Nominees

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NOOK e-READING 

ALL THE CYRM TITLES CAN BE READ ELECTRONICALLY. See the lists posted on the board in the Library.

The 2015-2016 CYRM winners are:


 
INTERMEDIATE: A Dog Called Homeless
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MIDDLE SCHOOL: Dogtag Summer
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YOUNG ADULT: Cinder

 

 


 

The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) program encourages recreational reading of popular literature among the young people of our state. Since its inception in 1974, millions of California children have nominated, read, and voted for the winners of the California Young Reader Medal.
 

Young people suggest the names of favorite books for nomination, or teachers and librarians note repeatedly read or requested titles, and these are submitted to the California Young Reader Medal Committee. Members of the committee read the suggested books, discuss their merits and appeal to children, and then decide upon a well-balanced list of nominees.

Students at Giannini will be able to read the nominated titles from April until 4th week of March of the following year. Then students can vote on their favorite title in each category for which they read the books.

Ms. Lai will provide ballots for the students, compile vote totals, and submit results to the CYRM committee.

All CYRM ballots must be postmarked by April 1 of each year.

For more information, go to the California Young Reader Medal website.

VOTING

The voting for the California Young Reader Medal best book in each of three categories will take place next week, March 21-25.

 

Homeroom teachers will have the ballots. Please vote so that the title you like the best will win.

AP Giannini results will be posted on April 4. The books for the new year 2016-17 will be on display for check out on April 4.

 

The winners of this California state award will be announced May 1.