Young Readers’ Choice Awards Across Canada

Young Readers’ Choice Awards Across Canada

Young Readers’ Choice Awards are an opportunity for kids to read, talk about, and vote for their favourite Canadian fiction and non-fiction books.  These awards all support literacy by promoting Canadian authors, illustrators, and publishers. Many of these awards are administered by societies similar to the Young Readers’ Choice Awards Society  of British Columbia. 

Alberta  Rocky Mountain Award

The Rocky Mountain Book Award is an Alberta based program designed to connect young readers with exemplary Canadian literature.

Saskatchewan Willow Awards

Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards is a volunteer-run, non-profit, registered charity begun in 2001.The mission of SYRCA – Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Awards – The Willow Awards, Inc. is to promote reading and celebrate Canadian literature.  

Manitoba MYRCA (Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award)

 A literacy initiative created to have a positive and lasting impact on a vulnerable segment of the reading population, children in grades 4 through 8.

Ontario Forest of Reading

The Forest of Reading® is Canada’s largest recreational reading program and an initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA). Designed to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages, the Forest helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors, and illustrators.

Atlantic Canada Hackmatack  Childrens’ Choice Book Award

The Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award is a literary program designed for young readers in Atlantic Canada.