Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominees—2017

The Grand Canyon Reader Award is a reader award program for students in Arizona. Students vote annually on their favorite book in the following categories: Picture, Non-Fiction, Intermediate, Tween and Teen. The purpose of the Grand Canyon Reader Award is:
  • to encourage Arizona young readers to become better acquainted with recently
    published quality books
  • to honor favorite books and authors
Nominations and Vote Tallies due by April 1.

A Boy and a Jaguar

by Alan Rabinowitz / Catia Chien

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Brown Girl Dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson

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Eat Like a Bear

by April Pulley Sayre / Steve Jenkins

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by Pam Muñoz Ryan

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Game Seven

by Paul Volponi

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Juna’s Jar

by Jane Bahk / Felicia Hoshino


Mountain Dog

by Margarita Engle / Olga Ivanov

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No Monkeys, No Chocolate

by Melissa Stewart / Nicole Wong

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Rain Reign

by Ann M. Martin

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Red Queen

by Victoria Aveyard

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Rodeo Red

by Maripat Perkins / Molly Idle


The Hypnotists

by Gordon Korman

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