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Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award

Voting for PYRCA favorites is next week on Tuesday, March 1st, and Wednesday, March 2d at the lunch periods.

Pennsylvania Young Readers’ Choice Award (PYRCA) is given each year for the favorite children’s book in the Commonwealth. Click here for this year’s list. Students can join up to read three books from the lists. This year’s theme at Masterman is Readers Make Thinkers. The school library has all the titles thanks to the generous contributors to Donors Choose.

Masterpiece Blog

Masterman Blog

Stumped for a book choice? Looking for a specific genre? Consult the Masterman Book Blog for reviews of titles in our school collection. Write a review yourself and ask Ms. Kearney to post it; you just need to get the proper permission slip signed. Click here to get to Masterpiece1699.

PSLA Literature Review

PSLA Literature Review

The Pennsylvania School Librarians Association (PSLA) publishes a blog with books reviews of new books for young adults, middle grade students, and elementary students. School librarians from all over the state weigh in on books from all different genres. Go here to find books hot off the press!