Louisiana State Reading Lists

2018 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award Master List

The Blackthorn Key
(Part of Blackthorn Key)
This edition: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publication date: September 1, 2015
Ages: 10 - 14

Following a series of murders, an apothecary’s apprentice must solve puzzles and decipher codes in pursuit of a secret that could destroy the world in...

2016 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award Winner

The Mischievians
Illustrated by: William Joyce
This edition: Hardcover, 56 pages
Publication date: October 22, 2013
Ages: 5 - 8

Where’s my homework? Who took my other sock? What’s that in my belly button? The creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling and Academy...

2016 Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award Master List

The Boy on the Wooden Box
How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List
This edition: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publication date: August 27, 2013
Ages: 9 - 14

In the #1 New York Times bestseller, Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to...

2018 Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice Award Master List

All American Boys
This edition: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publication date: September 29, 2015
Ages: 12 - 99

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature. In this Coretta Scott...

2017 Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice Award Master List

100 Sideways Miles
This edition: Hardcover, 288 pages
Publication date: September 2, 2014

Destiny takes a detour in this heartbreakingly hilarious novel with five starred reviews, from the acclaimed author of Winger, which Kirkus Reviews...

To All the Boys I've Loved Before
(Part of To All the Boys I've Loved Before)
This edition: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publication date: April 15, 2014
Ages: 12 - 99

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control in this heartfelt novel from the New York Times...

When I Was the Greatest
Photographer: Michael Frost
This edition: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publication date: January 7, 2014
Ages: 12 - 99

In Bed Stuy, New York, a small misunderstanding can escalate into having a price on your head—even if you’re totally clean. This gritty, triumphant...

2016 Louisiana Teen Readers' Choice Award Master List

Winger
Illustrated by: Sam Bosma
This edition: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publication date: May 14, 2013

A teen at boarding school grapples with life, love, and rugby in a heartbreakingly funny novel.Ryan Dean West is a fourteen-year-old junior at a...

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