Sunshine State Young Readers Award

00The Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award Program is a statewide reading motivation program for students in grades 3-8. The program, cosponsored by the School Library Media Services Office of the Department of Education and the Florida Association for Media in Education (FAME), began in 1983. The purpose of the SSYRA Program is to encourage students to read independently for personal satisfaction, based on interest rather than reading level. Sunshine State books are selected based on their wide appeal, literary value, varied genres, curriculum connections, and/or multicultural representation. Students are encouraged to read books that are above, on, and below their tested reading level in order to improve their reading fluency.

Winner 2015 Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Sunshine State Young Reader’s Award Titles                                   
2015-2016 Nominees                                                                     

Athlete vs. Mathlete   AR 3.9 / 5 pts

Blast Off!   AR 4.6 / 2 pts

Eight Keys   AR 3.8 / 6 pts

Fortunately, the Milk   AR 4.3 /1 pt

The Fourteenth Goldfish   AR 4.1 / 4 pts

Freaky Fast Frankie Joe   AR 3.8 / 7 pts

The Hero’s Guide to Saving the Kingdom   AR 5.0 / 12 pts

The Hypnotists   AR 5.5 / 8 pts

Kizzy Ann Stamps   AR 5.2 / 6 pts

Nerd Camp AR 5.1 / 7 pts

Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen   AR 4.0 / 7 pts

Pie   AR 5.6 / 5 pts

A Snicker of Magic   AR 4.7 / 10 pts

Three Times Lucky   AR 3.9 / 9 pts

White Fur Flying   AR 3.1 / 1 pts