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The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. The purpose of the award is to promote the reading of quality books by young people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to promote teacher and librarian involvement in children's and young adult literature, and to honor authors whose works have been recognized by the students of Pennsylvania.


2022-2023 Winners

Kindergarten-Grade 3
Except Antarctica! by Todd Sturgell

Grades 3-6
The Eternal Soldier: The True Story of How a Dog Became a Civil War Hero by Allison Crotzer Kimmel

Grades 6-8
Ground Zero by Alan Gratz

Young Adult

Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

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