Virginia Readers' Choice

Virginia Readers' Choice is a reading program in which 10 of this year's best books for middle graders are selected to promote reading for pleasure.

Covers of VA Readers Choice Books

At Beville, we offer all 10 books, and if you read four by the spring, then you can come to a pizza & ice cream voting party! Take home the agreement form and bring it back signed to start reading! You'll take a short & easy quiz to show that you read and understood the book.

The 2020-2021 Virginia Readers' Choice Books:


New Kid by Jerry Craft
The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)
by Trevor Noah
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Deep Water by Watt Key
Breakout by Kate Messner
Game Changer by Tommy Greenwald
The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice
by Veronica Chambers

If you would like to get a head start on reading these books during Virtual Learning, the following of these books are available as free e-books or audio books via Link to Hoopla (with public library card):

New Kid
The Benefits of Being an Octopus
The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise
Game Changer
Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice