YRCA and Red Cedar

yrcalogo1The YRCA (Young Readers Choice Award) 2014- 2015 books are available for check out at Lochdale. These are the nominations. Students are invited to read the titles and vote to choose the winners.



Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Ungifted by Gordon Korman
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
Chomp by Carl Hiaasen
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket
Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski

Drama by Raina Telgemeier
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen by Susin Nielsen-Fernlund
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Son by Lois Lowry
Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead
Bomb: The Race to Build-and-Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers


Red Cedar Books

This is another selection of CANADIAN non-fiction and fiction  books for students between grades 4 and 7  to read  and vote for their favourite.

According tot he Red Cedar website, the purpose of the program is threefold:

1. To enrich and broaden students’ reading experiences,

2. To promote literacy through the reading of quality Canadian literature

3. To encourage students’ thoughtful evaluation of these reading materials.

The titles for 2014-2015

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