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It’s time for Oregon kids and teens to vote for the 2018 ORCA!

It’s time to vote for the 2018 Oregon Reader’s Choice Award! Students in grades 3-12 who have read two or more books in any of the three divisions may vote for their favorite in that division. Votes can be submitted … Continue reading

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Nomination window for the 2019 ORCAs has closed

Thanks to all of you who nominated titles with a 2016 copyright date to be on the final list of nominees for the 2019 ORCA! Our committee is currently reading all of the nominated titles. The final list of nominees, … Continue reading

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Time to nominate titles for the 2019 ORCA

We would love your suggestions for titles you think would make great 2019 nominees! Click on the tab on this menu bar and nominate your favorite books that were published in 2016!

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The winners of the 2017 ORCA and nominees for the 2018 ORCA have been announced!

The 2017 Oregon Reader’s Choice Awards winners were announced at the Oregon Library Association/Oregon Association of School Libraries conference in Salem. The winners are: Upper Elementary: El Deafo by Cece Bell       Middle School: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander … Continue reading

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Thanks to everyone who voted for the 2017 ORCA!

Voting has now closed. Winners of the 2017 ORCA and nominees for the 2018 ORCA will be announced on April 22 at the Oregon Library Association/Oregon Association of School Libraries conference in Salem. This blog will be updated shortly thereafter.

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It’s time for Oregon kids and teens to vote for the 2017 ORCA!

It’s time to vote for the 2017 Oregon Reader’s Choice Award!  Students in elementary, middle or high school who have read two or more books in any of the three divisions, may vote for their favorite in that division.  Votes … Continue reading

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2016-2017 Orca Nominees

Upper Elementary Division (Grades 3-5) El Deafo by Cece Bell The Madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald By the Grace of Todd by Louise Galveston Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle by George … Continue reading

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