Young Reader Medal

The California Young Reader Medal is proud to announce the NOMINEES for the 2012-2013 California Young Reader Medals.  View the full list at on the California Young Reader Medal website.

Each year, current books are recognized for their meritorious contribution to literature for young people.

The California Young Reader Medal is proud to announce the NOMINEES for the 2012-2013 California Young Reader Medals:

Children, young adults, educators, librarians, parents, or anyone who works with young people and books may recommend titles. This recommendation process may take place in the classroom or may reflect work with children and young adults in a library. California Young Reader Medal recommended titles must reflect what young people like to read.

Each book must be nominated for a particular age category.

Criteria for Nomination:

  • Must have strong appeal for the age group for which the recommendation is made.
  • Often read or requested by children and young adults.
  • Published within the previous four years and still in print.
  • Written by an author who is still living.
For a list of winners and nominations, the nomination form, and more details, go to www.californiayoungreadermedal.org.