Voice of Youth Award 2011-2012
First look for summer...

Check our Voice of Youth Award (VOYA) page throughout the summer for more information about the titles on our 2011-2012 VOYA lists. In the meantime, follow the links on this quick list to see what's currently available for checkout and reserve at Skokie Public Library.

Questions? Contact Jan Watkins at 847.324.3151 or by .

3rd and 4th grade
5th and 6th grade
7th and 8th grade

For a list of all VOYA nominated titles since 2001, including staff reviews of many titles, check out our Voice of Youth Award Master List.


3rd and 4th grade

coversAdventures in Cartooning by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, and Alexis Frederick-Frost

Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury

A Dog on His Own by Mary Jane Auch

Felix Takes the Stage by Kathryn Lasky

Honeysuckle House by Andrea Chang

Jack Plank Tells Tales by Natalie Babbitt

The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies

Piper Reed, Navy Brat by Christine Davenier

Spiders by Nic Bishop

The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill

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5th and 6th grade

coversAll the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn

Bystander by James Preller

The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr

Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner

Masterpiece by Elise Broach

Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

Storm Warriors by Elisa Lynn Carbone

Travel Team by Mike Lupica

Williwaw! by Tom Bodett

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7th and 8th grade

coversBoys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose

Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick

Firegirl by Tony Abbott

The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian

Heist Society by Ally Carter

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Ruined by Paula Morris

Runner by Carl Deuker

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

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