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MYRCA 2014 Nominees

The Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award (M.Y.R.C.A.) aims to promote reading and Canadian literature by giving young people the opportunity to vote for their favorite Canadian book from an annual preselected list. The books are nominated based on their quality and reader appeal.

This year's winner will be announced in May 2014.

The winner of the 2013 MYRCA is Box of Shocks by Chris McMahen.

The runners up are
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier and
Undergrounders by David Skuy.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bunny Detectives Extraordinaire

- Paperback

by Polly Horvath - $14.95 - Add to Cart

Shortlisted for the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award and selected as an OLA Best Bet for 2012 Madeline's parents have gone missing. Her only clues? A note tacked on the fridge from so...

Circle of Cranes

- Hardback

by Annette Lebox - $18.00 - Add to Cart

A lyrical fantasy blending fairy tale elements with contemporary issues Thirteen-year-old Suyin is a poor orphan who has a strange gift with languages and a mysterious connection to the c...

Crush Candy Corpse

- Paperback

by Sylvia McNicoll - $12.95 - Add to Cart

Paradise Manor is depressing -- the smells are bad and the residents are old. Sunny would much rather be doing her volunteer hours at Salon Teo, but her teacher won't let her. Who says vo...

The Grave Robber's Apprentice

- Paperback

by Allan Stratton - $9.99 - Add to Cart

Hans doesn't know who he is or where he came from. When he was a baby, he washed ashore in a wooden box and was adopted by the conniving grave robber Knobbe the Bent. Now fate has thrown ...


- Paperback

by Norah McClintock - $12.95 - Add to Cart

Finn watches in horror as his stepmother is gunned down in front of his house. His father reacts and kills the gunman. When Finn learns that the killer is the same man who admitted to kil...

The Lynching of Louie Sam

- Paperback

by Elizabeth Stewart - $12.95 - Add to Cart

Racism, murder, and injustice wreak havoc in a frontier town. Between 1882 and 1968 there were 4,742 lynchings in the United States. In Canada during the same period there was one--...

Making Bombs for Hitler

- Paperback

by Marsha F. Skrypuch - $8.99 - Add to Cart

In this companion book to the award-winning Stolen Child, a young girl is forced into slave labour in a munitions factory in Nazi Germany. In Stolen Child, Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch introd...

Margaret and the Moth Tree

- Hardback

by Kari Trogen - $16.95 - Add to Cart

Lemony Snicket meets Charlotte's Web in this spellbinding story about a quiet, brown-haired orphan named Margaret trapped in a dreadful orphanage run by the sinister, beautiful Miss Switc...

Middle of Nowhere

- Paperback

by Caroline Adderson - $9.95 - Add to Cart

Winner of the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, shortlisted for the CLA Book of the Year for Children Award and the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, and selected as an OLA...

My Name is Parvana

- Hardback

by Deborah Ellis - $16.95 - Add to Cart

On a military base in post-Taliban Afghanistan, American authorities have just imprisoned a teenaged girl found in a bombed-out school. The army major thinks she may be a terrorist workin...

Myrca Mini Poster Pack 2014

- Posters

by MYRCA - $12.00 - Add to Cart

The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls

- Paperback

by John Lekich - $12.95 - Add to Cart

Fifteen-year-old Henry Holloway isn't immoral, he's just hungry. His mother died when he was nine, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Andy and his friends, all amiable small-time crook...

Redcoats and Renegades

- Paperback

by Barry McDivitt - $15.95 - Add to Cart

In the 1870s, a teenage criminal from New York makes history when he becomes the first person arrested by Canada's newly created national police force -- the original RCMP. Following this...

The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen

- Hardback

by Susin Nielsen - $19.99 - Add to Cart

Thirteen-year-old Henry's happy, ordinary life comes to an abrupt halt when his older brother, Jesse, picks up their father's hunting rifle and leaves their house one morning. What follo...

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