Louisiana Choice Book List

6-8 grade Louisiana Young Reader's Choice list 2017

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

The Dirt Diary #1 by Anna Staniszewski           

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm,.

 I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora,          

 Loot: How to Steal a Fortune by Jude Watson,.

 The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier,.

The One Safe Place by Tania Unsworth, .

The Perfect Place by Teresa E. Harris, ,

Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin,

Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos

Surrounded by Sharks by Michael Northrop,

3rd-5th grade Louisiana Young Reader's Choice

2017 Nominees

Almost Super. Marion Jensen


 The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond. Brenda Woods


 Eddie Red Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile. Marcia Wells, illus. Marcos Calo


 I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters. Lauren Tarshis 


 Ivan the Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla. Katherine Applegate, illus. G. Brian Karas


 Kung Pow Chicken: Let’s Get Cracking. Cyndi Marko


 Lend A Hand: Poems About Giving. John Frank, illus. London Ladd


 Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse. Torben Kuhlman, illus. Suzanne Levesque


 Little Melba and Her Big Trombone. Katheryn Russell-Brown, illus. Frank Morrison


 Mr. Ferris and His Wheel. Kathryn Gibbs Davis, illus. Gilbert Ford


 The Noisy Paintbox: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art. Barb Rosenstock, illus. Marie GrandPré


 Odd, Weird & Little. Patrick Jennings


 Pack of Dorks. Beth Vrabel


 Shooting at the Stars: The Christmas Truce of 1914. John Hendrix


 Wind Dancer. Chris Platt