The 2019 winners have been announced!
Congratulations to all the winning authors and thank you to all that voted.
Picture book--The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt
Intermediate--A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord
Nonfiction--If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams
Tween--Backlash by Sarah Darer Littman
Tween Nonfiction-Chasing Space by Melvin Leland
Teen-The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
This is Devin Schillian the winner of the 2018 Grand Canyon Reader Award for his picture book "Memoirs of a Hamster".
New! The Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominees for 2020
2019 Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominees
The Grand Canyon Reader Award is a reader award program for students in Arizona. Students vote annually on their favorite book in the following categories: Picture, Non-Fiction, Intermediate, Tween and Teen (which will be a voting optional category). Please like us on Facebook.
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Please see the previous winners page for voting totals and runner-ups.
Kerrlita Westrick and Shirley Berow are the Co-chairs of the Grand Canyon Reader Award Committee. If you are interested in becoming a member of the selection committee for the 2020 nominees or have questions about the Grand Canyon Reader Award, please e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. To be on the committee it is recommended that you are a member of the Arizona Library Association.
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