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CYRM Reading Contest

Many students will be reading the California Young Reader Medal nominee books in their classes. See the lists below.

CYRM Nominees are announced in February, even while voting is still taking place for the previous year's nominees.

CYRM Winners are the books with the most votes as of April.

2018-2019 CYRM Nominees

Intermediate Category:

  • Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Middle School Category:

  • Ms. Bixby's Last Day by John David Anderson
  • Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  • Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

For the nominated books in other categories, see the CYRM Nominees page.

See Also

Past CYRM Reading Contests (2011-2018)

Remember that the nominees and winners from past years are just as great to read as the most recent nominees and winners!