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.


2020-2021 Winners

Kindergarten-Grade 3
Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings

Grades 3-6
Wedgie & Gizmo by Suzanne Selfors; illustrated by Barbara Fisinger

Grades 6-8
New Kid by Jerry Craft

Young Adult
Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay