The Teen Reader’s Choice Award gives students the opportunity to interact and enjoy reading with other students who have the same passion. This year the shortlist of 10 titles selected by CCRSB Library Services staff represents positive portrayals of diversity that students can relate to.
The 2016 Top 10 books are:
- All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
- Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer
- The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon (2016 Winner)
- Greenglass House by Kate Milford
- The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
- A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller
- Nimona by Noella Stevenson
- The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
- We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a True Story by Josh Sundquist
Students are encouraged to read one or more of the Top 10 books between March 8th and May 16th, and to discuss the book(s) in school and online at http://ccrsbteenchoice.wordpress.com.
Students will be able to vote for their favourite Top 10 book from May 16th until May 20th. The 2016 CCRSB Teen Reader’s Choice Award winning book will be announced on May 31st with a series of in-school awards ceremonies that week.
The CCRSB Teen Reader’s Choice Award program celebrates reading for pleasure and encourages students to have conversations about books and reading.
To track the progress of the 2016 CCRSB Teen Reader’s Choice Award, visit http://ccrsbteenchoice.wordpress.com.