Virginia’s Readers’ Choice


  • Again by Emily Gravett
  • Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger
  • Brief Thief by Michael Escoffier
  • Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Good News, Bad News by Jeff Mack
  • Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore
  • My First Day by Steve Jenkins
  • Oh, No! by Candace Fleming
  • That is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems
  • This Moose Belongs to Me by Oliver Jeffers


  • Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
  • Capture the Flag by Kate Messner
  • Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tim Litchenheld
  • My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian
  • The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfours
  • Secret Chicken Society by Judy Cox
  • The Templeton Twins Have an Idea by Ellis Weiner
  • Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
  • When Life Gives You OJ by Erica Perl
  • Whatever After: Fairest of All by Sarah Mlynowski

Middle School

  • Endangered by Eliot Schrefer
  • One for the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Bomb – The Race to Build and Steal the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon
    by Steve Sheinkin
  • Cinder by Marissa Mayer
  • How They Croaked by Georgia Bragg
  • Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lia
  • Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
  • Ungifted by Gordon Korman
  • On the Day I Died by Candace Fleming
  • Drama by Raina Telgemeier

High School

  • Archived by Victoria Schwab
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Boy 21 by Matthew Quick
  • Discovering Wes Moore by Wes Moore
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick
  • Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick
  • My Friend Dahmer by Derf Beckderf
  • The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost
  • Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass by Meg Medina