Welcome to TRCA 2015.
The fourth annual CCRSB Teen Reader’s Choice Award kicks off on 3 March 2015! If you are a CCRSB student in grades 7-12, you are invited to read from this year’s list of 10 amazing books and vote for your favourite to be the winner of the CCRSB Teen Reader’s Choice Award.
CCRSB Library Services staff carefully chose the 2015 Top 10 based on the best critical reviews, readers’ reviews, and the books’ performances on well-respected awards lists. These titles represent a wide range of genres and include some of the best fiction and non-fiction published between January, 2013 and December, 2014.
- Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
- I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
- In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
- The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
- Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
- Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein
- Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
- The Young Elites by Marie Lu
- War Brothers by Sharon McKay and Daniel Lafrance
- We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Participating is easy! Just follow these three steps:
1) Read at least one of the Top 10 titles between March 3 and May 19. All 10 nominees are available from your school library. If you’ve already read one of the nominated titles, read another! You never know – you may find your new favourite book.
2) Discuss the books with other CCRSB students on the pages linked at the top of this website. Please remember these rules when submitting comments:
- Don’t include any identifying information (last name, school, location, etc.).
- Be respectful of other students’ comments.
- Use school appropriate language.
3) Until May 19th vote for your favourite book to be the 2015 Teen Reader’s Choice Award Winner! The winning book will be announced on Tuesday, May 26th.
Head to your school library, grab a Top 10 book, and let’s start reading!