Thomas Library and Thomas Elementary School Join together to promote the
2015 LOUISIANA YOUNG READERS’ CHOICE AWARD PROGRAM
This is a program of the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana with support from additional sponsors. Public libraries are encouraged to work with one or more schools in their area to encourage students to participate in the program by reading and voting on the LYRC books
Thomas Elementary partnered with the Thomas Library to motivate students to read the LYRC books.
The program began in the fall of 2014 with TES Librarian Kim Jones and Thomas Library Associate Connie Miller reading seven of the 14 books on the 3-5 grade list. Kim also had several students that read other titles independently. On January 28th voting machines were provide by Secretary of State Voter Outreach Division Naomi Clarke for the TES 3rd through 5th grade to vote for their favorite book.
The2015 Reader’s Choice Award Winner at the Thomas Elementary was Hocus Pocus Hotel by Michael Dahl!