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A Message from the President: Crossing Borders, an imperative for our profession
Jenny Grenfell
Editor’s Column
Samantha Hines
The Mentor: From Colleague to Supervisor
Tracy Bicknell-Holmes


Joey Going
Erika Nicole Lehtonen, Shalyn Rodriguez
Deborah Rinio
Jaci Wilkinson


Mattias Olshausen
Celine Gareau-Brennan
Roxy Garstad
Ilana Kingsley
Ean Henninger
Memo Cordova, Amber Sherman
Maureen Rust
Karina Smith, Cathlene McGraw, Amy Vecchione


Call for Submissions and Author Instructions
Pacific Northwest Library Association

2019 Nominees for Young Reader’s Choice Awards

Junior Division (Grades 4-6)

  • Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
  • Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  • It Ain’t so Awful Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
  • The Key to Extraordinary by Natalie Lloyd
  • Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson
  • Pax by Sarah Pennypacker
  • The Wild Robot by Peter Brown
  • The Inn Between by Marina Cohen

Intermediate Division (Grades 7-9)

  • Booked by Kwame Alexander
  • Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  • Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
  • The Skeleton Tree by Iain Lawrence
  • Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman
  • Replica by Lauren Oliver
  • Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
  • OCDaniel by Wesley King

Senior Division (Grades 10-12)

  • The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
  • Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston
  • We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  • Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
  • Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs
  • The Unbeatable Squirrel Beats Up the Marvel Universe by Ryan North
  • Passenger by Alexandra Bracken


More information on the Young Reader’s Choice Award is available here.