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Monday, March 8, 2021


Award-winning books chosen by Library Staff for YOU!

They Called Us Enemy by George Takei

George was put in a prison camp for being a danger to the United States. He was 4 years old. Here’s his story.

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Monday, March 1, 2021


Award-winning books chosen by Library Staff for YOU!

I Killed Zoe Spanos Again by Kit Frick

Zoe Spanos has been missing since New Year’s Eve. What happened to her won’t stay buried.

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Monday, February 22, 2021


Award-winning books chosen by Library Staff for YOU!

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

Seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan; maid by day, secret gossip columnist by night…but can her secret last, especially with a notorious criminal coming after her?

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Award-winning books chosen by Library Staff for YOU!

Burn by Patrick Ness

Sarah’s father hires a dragon to work on their farm, but the dragon comes with more than they bargained for including cultists, the FBI and a prophecy of Sarah’s assassination.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021


Award-winning books chosen by Library Staff for YOU!

Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams

There are ninety-six reasons why thirteen-year-old Genesis dislikes herself. She knows the exact number because she keeps a list.

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Monday, June 8, 2020

The results are in! 145 votes were cast and the winner is Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson. In this YA thriller, author Jackson spins a tale of murder, neglect, and systemic racism, all told through the lens of a middle school aged girl. Jackson is also the author of Allegedly and Let Me Hear a Rhyme. Her fourth title, Grown, will be released on September 15, 2020.

CCRCE Library Services would like to extend a huge thank you to all participating students for making this program a great success regardless of the coronavirus epidemic. It couldn’t have happened without you!

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

It is time to vote for the winner of the 2020 Teen Reader’s Choice Award! The vote is now live at the bottom of the Teen Reader’s Choice Awards blog homepage. These books are five excellent reasons to read. Which is yours?

  • The Field Guide to the North American Teenager by Ben Philippe
  • Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
  • Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell; illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks
  • Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster by Jonathan Auxier
  • The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees by Don Brown

Voting closes June 6th and the winner will be posted in June 8th!

Share your thoughts with the CCRCE community by using the hashtag #5ReasonstoRead2020 and make sure you VOTE for your favourite books on the Teen Reader's Choice Award blog!

Monday, March 30, 2020

Each week – until March 30th – we’re featuring one of the 5 TRCA books. With a mix of fiction, non-fiction, graphic and traditional novels these picks are your #5ReasontoRead2020!

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell, Sarah Stern and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks

“...I'm your friend. And friends don't let friends live small lives.” Follow seasonal best friends Josiah and Deja on their last shift at the pumpkin patch.

This book has received the following accolades:

  • Goodreads Choice Awards 2019
  • Kirkus reviews best book of the year 2019
  • School Library Journal, starred review
  • Publisher's Weekly, starred review
  • Horn Books, starred review

Check out this book and the rest of the 5 Reasons to Read at your CCRCE library today!

Share your thoughts with the CCRCE community by using the hashtag #5ReasonstoRead2020 and make sure you VOTE for your favourite books on the Teen Reader's Choice Award blog!

Monday, March 23, 2020

Each week – until March 30th – we’re featuring one of the 5 TRCA books. With a mix of fiction, non-fiction, graphic and traditional novels these picks are your #5ReasontoRead2020!

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

“I know what you’re thinking. How can a whole person, a kid, disappear and no one say a word?” Follow Claudia as she searches for her best, and only, friend.

This book has received the following accolades:

  • School Library Journal, starred review
  • Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review
  • 2018 Cybils Finalists – Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards
  • Walter Dean Myer Honor book.
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by School Library Journal
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by Barnes & Noble
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by Buzzfeed
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by BCCB
  • Named one of the Best YA Books of 2018 by the Texas Library Association
  • Winner of The Coretta Scott King Book Award
  • YALSA 2019 Top Ten Best Fiction

Check out this book and the rest of the 5 Reasons to Read at your CCRCE library today!

Share your thoughts with the CCRCE community by using the hashtag #5ReasonstoRead2020 and make sure you VOTE for your favourite books on the Teen Reader's Choice Award blog!

Monday, March 9, 2020

Each week – until March 30th – we’re featuring one of the 5 TRCA books. With a mix of fiction, non-fiction, graphic and traditional novels these picks are your #5ReasontoRead2020!

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Ger Monster by Jonathon Auxilier

“That’s how it works, doesn’t it? We are saved by saving others.” Follow the journey of a Victorian chimney sweep… and her monster.

This book has received the following accolades:

  • Book Riot’s Top 100 Children’s Books of 2018
  • CBC Books’ Best Canadian Children's & YA Books of 2018
  • The Boston Globe's Best Children’s Books of 2018
  • Wall Street Journal’s Best Children’s Books of 2018
  • Quill & Quire's Books of the Year 2018
  • Horn Book Fanfare's Best Books of 2018
  • Publishers Weekly's Best Children’s and YA Books 2018
  • New York Public Library’s Best Books for Kids 2018
  • Montreal Gazette’s Best Books to Give Kids for the Holidays 2018
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre’s Favourite Books of the Year 2018
  • Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2019)

Check out this book and the rest of the 5 Reasons to Read at your CCRCE library today!

Share your thoughts with the CCRCE community by using the hashtag #5ReasonstoRead2020 and make sure you VOTE for your favourite books on the Teen Reader's Choice Award blog!

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