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2017 Nominees for the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award

The 2017 nominees for the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers’ Book Award have been announced. Reading three from the list of twenty allows you the privilege of voting for your favorite. Schmaling has them all, though please remember some will be in the juvenile section, while others are in the young adult section.

Visit the library or follow the link to view the nominees:

"The Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award is an annual award given to the author of the book voted most outstanding by students in grades four through eight in participating Illinois schools. The award is named in honor of Rebecca Caudill who lived and wrote in Urbana, Illinois, for nearly 50 years. The award is given in recognition for her literary talent and the universal appeal of her books which have touched the hearts of many children and young adults."as stated at in the "about" section of the website