[kids-lib] 2011 Oregon Readers Choice Award (ORCA) nominees announced

Rebecca Cohen storyweaver at newportlibrary.org
Tue Apr 6 13:57:27 PDT 2010

Please excuse the cross-posting.  We want all Oregon librarians, school
staff and booksellers to know about this list.


The 2010-2011 ORCA Committee is pleased to announce the nominee list for
the first ever Oregon Readers Choice Award books.  Winning titles from
this list will be voted on by Oregon students next spring.  Please
forward this to anyone you know that would have an interest in this


The nominees are:


Junior Division (grades 4-6)


Broach, Elise                            Masterpiece

Haddix, Margaret Peterson       Found: Book 1 of Missing Series

Hale, Shannon & Dean             Rapunzel's Revenge

Kibuishi                                    The Stonekeeper: Amulet 1

Law, Ingrid                               Savvy

Look, Lenore                           Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls,
School and Other Scary Things

Lowry, Lois                              The Willoughbys

Scieszka, Jon                            Knucklehead


Intermediate Division (grades 7-9)


Anderson, Laurie Halse            Chains

Basye, Dale                              Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go

Connor, Leslie                          Waiting for Normal

Dowd, Siobhan                        London Eye Mystery

Gaiman, Neil                            The Graveyard Book

Pratchett, Terry                        Nation

Smith, Roland                           Elephant Run

Woodson, Jacqueline                After Tupac and D Foster



Senior Division (grades 10-12)


Cashore, Kristin                       Graceling

Collins, Suzanne                       Hunger Games

Doctorow, Cory                       Little Brother

Green, John                              Paper Towns

Hijuilos, Oscar                          Dark Dude

Lockhart, E.                             The Disreputable History of
Frankie Landau-Banks 

Myers, Walter Dean                 Sunrise Over Fallujah

Pearson, Mary  E                     The Adoration of Jenna Fox


The 2010-2011 ORCA Committee members are:


Rick Samuelson, OLA CSD Chairperson, WCCLS Hillsboro

Carol Brown, Oregon Reading Association

Eila Overcash, (OYAN) Summit High School, Bend

Traci Glass, (OYAN) Eugene Public Library

Nina Kramer, (OYAN) Albina Library, Portland

Linda Erickson, Oregon Reading Association

Gretchen Hamilton, Oregon Reading Association

Jackie Partch, (OLA CSD) Multnomah County Library System, Portland

Stuart Levy, (OASL) Wood Middle School, Wilsonville

Trey Imfeld, (OASL) Albany High School

Adrienne Gillespie, (OASL) William Walker Elementary, Portland

Rebecca Cohen, (OLA OYAN/CSD & OASL) Newport Public Library (2010-2011
ORCA Chairperson)




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