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                Welcome to the West Cottonwood School Library Page

 

 

                                          

                                                                       Congratulations Abby Collver !!

 

                                                                                                             

                                          Abby broke the school AR record by earning 1014.6 points during the

                                               2016/17 school year. She also read 6,583,679 words during this time.     

 

 

                                                               MILLION WORD EARNERS

 

                Abby Collver (6M), Cooper Staup (3M), Anna Sulzer (2M), Noah Miller (2M),

                      Allison Gallegos-Bryant (2M), Isabella Denson (2M), Bryce Swift (2M),  

                      Aiden McBroome-Bradley (2M), Deryn Hiebert (2M), Tallee Loustalet (2M),

                      Cody Harper (2M), Jackson Walker, Nolan Tucker,  Carli Sanderson, Aidyn Rodriguez,

                      Hunter Lewis, Carlie Utvick, Alissa Palmer, Meagan Abshire, Madison Rich,

                      Sierra Keyser, Nia Fitch, Rierden Blanchard, Braxton Swetland, Seth Nerdin,

                      Lucas Brown, Caleb Stoke, Ariana Rider, Logan Peterson, Shane Hursey, Jordan Williams,

                              Roxy Johnson, Maci Trompczynski

                   

                     

 

AR TOP TEN                                                                                    

Abby Collver                                

Cooper Staup                                  

Aiden McBroome-Bradley

Noah Miller

Anna Sulzer                                      

Bryce Swift

Deryn Hiebert

Isabella Denson                                                           

Allison Gallegos-Bryant 

Tallie Loustalet

  

 

  The Newbery Award is awarded annually by the Association for         

Library Service to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

 

2018 Medal Winner

 

Hello, Universe coverHello, Universe, written by Erin Entrada Kelly

 

 

                                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                     

 

 

 

 

 

2018 Honor Books

                                                       

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut, written by Derrick Barnes
                      Long Way Down, written by Jason Reynolds 
                                  
Piecing Me Together, written by Renée Watson      
                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                          

   The California Young Reader Medal (CYRM) program encourages recreational reading of popular

literature among the young people of our state. California children nominate, read, and vote for the winners

of the California Young Reader Medal.                              

2018-19 Nominees

Intermediate:

                                                                      

Fish in a Tree                                                The War that saved my life                     Crenshaw
by Lynda Mullaly Hunt                                   by Kimberly Bradley                                by Katherine Applegate
Middle school/JR High:
                                                              
Ms. Bixby's Last Day                                         Echo                                                        Wolf Hollow
by John Anderson                                             by Pam Munoz Ryan                               by Lauren Wolf
Young Adult:
                                                           
Walk on Earth a Stranger                                  Written in the Stars                                     Girl in the Blue Coat 
by Rae Carson                                                   by Aisha Saeed                                          by Monica Hesse

                                Book Recommendations and award winner websites:

2017 Amazon’s Best children’s books/YA Books: https://www.amazon.com/b/ref=s9_acss_bw_cg_BOTY17_2d1_w?node=17296227011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-6&pf_rd_r=DCGEBHZGQE6YA7KYHF1M&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=ee4c19b5-e6a2-4729-80fb-366abeedcf6d&pf_rd_i=17276804011

2018 American Library Association’s Notable Children's Books: http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/notalists/ncb

2017 Bank Street’s Best Children's Books of the Year: https://www.bankstreet.edu/center-childrens-literature/childrens-book-committee/best-books-year/2017-edition/

2017 Children's Literature Assembly’s Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts: http://www.childrensliteratureassembly.org/notables.html

2017 Cooperative Children’s Book Center Best Books of the year: https://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/Choices_17_list.pdf

2017 Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction Books of the year: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/issue/best-of-2017/section/fiction/lists/

2017 Michael L. Printz Award: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/michael-l-printz-award

2017 National Book Awards: http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2017.html

2017 Publisher’s Weekly Best Children's and YA Books 2017: https://best-books.publishersweekly.com/children/2017/#book/book-1

2017 School Library Journal’s Best Books: http://slj.com/bestof2017/

2018 William C. Morris Debut YA Award: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/william-c-morris-debut-ya-award

2018 Young Adult Library Services Association's Best Fiction: http://www.ala.org/yalsa/2018-best-fiction-young-adults