What is it?
The Louisiana Young Readers' Choice program was founded in 1999 with the first award given in 2000. Participation in this program has climbed from 5,485 votes the first year to over 29,000 students participating in 2009. The purpose of the program is to foster a love of reading in the children of Louisiana by motivating them to participate in the recognition of outstanding books. The lists are well-balanced selections of high-quality fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Now entering its 24th year, the program continues to encourage Louisiana’s youth to read for pleasure. The Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award is a reading enrichment program of the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library (State Library of Louisiana).
How do you qualify to vote/attend the celebration?
- Sign up using the above form or Google online form.
- Read a minimum of three novels from the LYTRC book list by April 28, 2023.
Annotated book list.
- Attend a minimum of one book chat held in the library 2nd hour on the following dates: 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 3/30
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