Washington Library

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    to the Washington Middle School Library

    Meet your librarians: Mrs. Murray and Mrs. Hossack.

    Library Hours:  7:45 - 2:45 Monday through Friday.

    Young Reader’s Choice Award

    Young Reader’s Choice Award History

    Since 1940, young readers in the Pacific Northwest have been participating in the Young Reader’s Choice Award (YRCA). The award was established in 1940 by Harry Hartman, a Seattle bookseller, who believed every student should have an opportunity to select a book that gives him or her pleasure. The Young Reader’s Choice Award is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association and continues to be the longest-running children’s choice book award. It is also the only international award with young readers in both the United States and Canada participating in the program.