The Louisiana Teen Readers Choice Award (LTRC) is a reading enrichment program, encouraging young people to read and to decide on which of the books they read should win the award. For more details and how to vote see LTRC on the State Library of Louisiana’s site.
We’ve looked at the LYRC 3-5th grade list and the LYRC 6-8th grade list. This final category is for 9-12th grade.
The nominees are:
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Iron Heart: The True Story of How I Came Back from the Dead by Brian Boyle
Hate List by Jennifer Brown
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Mare’s War by Tanita S. Davis
If I Stay: A Novel by Gayle Forman
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
Ruined by Paula Morris
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
If I Grow Up by Todd Strasser