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Reading Link Challenge Book Selection

Reading Link Challenge books are chosen by a panel of library staff from FVRL and partnering libraries. Committee members are selected based on their experience and expertise in children’s literacy. We strive to choose a set of books that will appeal to a wide audience. The team actively looks for books that:

If you have a book suggestion for RLC email Dana at dionson@fvrl.bc.ca

2018 Titles

On November 1, 2018, the Book Selection Committee announced this year’s titles in our inaugural Reading Link Challenge Titles Announcement Podcast

A Boy Called Bat

by Elana K. Arnold

Stella By Starlight

by Sharon M. Draper

Howard Wallace, P.I.

by Casey Lyall

Ungifted

by Gordon Korman

The World According to Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

The Land of Forgotten Girls

by Erin Etrada Kelly

This year's titles are also available in accessible formats for readers with print disabilities through the National Network for Equitable Library Service.

Titles from Previous Years

2017

Masterpiece

by Elise Broach

The Mask That Sang

by Susan Currie

Fish in a Tree

by Linda Mullaly Hunt

After Peaches

by Michelle Mulder

The Incredible Twisting Arm

by Kate Egan

Phineas L. Maguire...Erupts!

by Frances O'Roark Dowell

2016

Middle of Nowhere

Middle of Nowhere

by Caroline Adderson

Floors

Floors

by Patrick Carman

Diamond Willow

Diamond Willow

by Helen Frost

Guinea Dog

Guinea Dog

by Patrick Jennings

Nuts to You

Nuts to You

by Lynne Rae Perkins

Zane and the Hurricane

Zane and the Hurricane

by Rodman Philbrick

2015

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

by Tom Angleberger

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library

by Chris Grabenstein

Flora & Ulysses

Flora & Ulysses

by Kate DiCamillo

The Vanishing Coin

The Vanishing Coin

by Kate Egan

Athlete vs. Mathlete

Athlete vs. Mathlete

by W.C. Mack

Zach & Zoe and the River Rescue

Zach & Zoe and the River Rescue

by Kristin Butcher

2014

The One and Only Ivan

The One and Only Ivan

by Katherine Applegate

Stranded

Stranded

by Jeff Probst

Jake

Jake

by Audrey Couloumbis

Reading the Bones

Reading the Bones

by Gina McChurchy-Barber

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu

by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet

Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet

by Graham Salisbury