The Children's Literature Web Guide

Sample Book Ideas for Literature Based Reading Enthusiasts

from various yearly editions of
The Handbook for the Young Reader's Choice Award
sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association

Each volume of the handbook contains a description of each book nominated for the Young Reader's Choice Award, and extensive suggestions for student activities. The sample chapters here are made available by the Handbook authors, Gale Sherman and Bette Ammon.

for more information contact
Gale Sherman: gale@poky.srv.net
or
Bette Ammon: ammon@mcat.org


*Avi. "Who Was That Masked Man, Anyway?"
1995 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Cooney, Caroline. Driver's Ed
1997 YRCA Senior Division Nominee

*Cooney, Caroline. The Face on the Milk Carton
1993 YRCA Senior Division Winner

*Cooper, Susan. The Boggart
1996 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Cormier, Robert. In the Middle of the Night
1998 YRCA Senior Division Nominee

*Cormier, Robert. We All Fall Down
1994 YRCA Senior Division Nominee

*Coville, Bruce. Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
1994 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*DeFelice, Cynthia. Lostman's River
1997 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Duncan, Lois. Who Killed My Daughter?
1995 YRCA Senior Division Winner

*Gregory, Kristiana. The Legend of Jimmy Spoon
1993 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Kehret, Peg. Danger at the Fair
1998 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Kehret, Peg. Terror at the Zoo
1995 YRCA Youth Division Winner

*Mori, Kyoko. Shizuko's Daughter
1996 YRCA Senior Division Nominee

*Namioka, Lensey. Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear
1995 YRCA Youth Division Nominee

*Temple, Frances. Taste of Salt: a Story of Modern Haiti
1995 YRCA Senior Division Nominee


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