May 1, 2014
California Young Reader Medal is pleased to announce the WINNERS for the 2013 - 2014 California Young Reader Medals:
Press Here written and illustrated by Herve Tullet. Chronicle Books, 2011.
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann. Aladdin, 2011.
MIDDLE SCHOOL / JUNIOR HIGH WINNER
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick. Scholastic Press, 2011.
YOUNG ADULT WINNER
Divergent by Veronica Roth. Katherine Tegen Books, 2011.
PICTURE BOOKS FOR OLDER READERS WINNER
Queen of the Falls written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.
February 1, 2014
California Young Reader Medal is pleased to announce the NOMINEES for the 2014-2015 California Young Reader Medals:
City Dog, Country Frog. Mo Willems and John J. Muth, illus. (NY: Hyperion Books for Children, 2010)
Exclamation Mark!Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, illus. (NY: Scholastic Press, 2013)
Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I Don’t). Barbara Bottner and
Michael Emberley, illus. (NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010)
Randy Riley’s Really Big Hit. Chris Van Dusen
(Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2012)
Too Tall Houses. Giana Marino. (NY: Viking Press, 2012)
Tuesdays at the Castle. Jessica Day George. (NY: Random House, 2010)
Wild Wings. Gill Lewis and Yuta Onada, illus. (NY: Antheneum, 2011)
Wonder. R.J. Palacio. (NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012)
Bluefish. Pat Schmatz. (Sommerville, MA: Candlewick, 2011)
Chained. Lynne Kelly(NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2012)
The False Prince. Jennifer A. Nielsen. (NY: Scholastic, 2012)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone. Laini Taylor. (NY: Little, Brown, 2011)
The Fault in Our Stars. John Green. (NY: Delacorte Press, 2010)
Legend. Marie Lu. (NY: Penguin, 2011)
Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Team.
Audrey Vernick and Steven Salerno, illus. (Boston, MA: Clarion, 2012)
The Camping Trip that Changed America: Thedodore Roosevelt, John Muir and Our National Parks. Barb Rosenstock and Mordicai Gerstein, illus.
(NY: Dial Books for Young People, 2012)
These Hands. Margaret H. Mason and Floyd Cooper, illus. (Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2010)
Past Resource Guides (2006-2013) are now available