The Oregon Reader’s Choice Award was founded in 2010. The award is intended to be a fun and exciting way for Oregon youth in grades 3-12 to become enthusiastic and discriminating readers. During the course of the school year, Oregon students choose their favorite book in a real-life democratic process.
Voting is open from March 1st to 31st http://oregonreaderschoiceaward.wordpress.com/
Middle School selections 2015
|Titanic : Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson||Critically acclaimed nonfiction author Deborah Hopkinson pieces together the story of the TITANIC and that fateful April night, drawing on the voices of survivors and archival photographs.|
|Ungifted by Gordon Korman||Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.|
|The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen||In the country of Carthya, a devious nobleman engages four orphans in a brutal competition to be selected to impersonate the king’s long-missing son in an effort to avoid a civil war.|
|Beyond Courage by Doreen Rappaport||In a stirring chronicle, Doreen Rappaport brings to light the courage of countless Jews who organized to sabotage the Nazis and help other Jews during the Holocaust.|
*Book descriptions are by the publishers or Follett