Illinois Book Awards

Monarch Book Award (grades K-3)
Children are eligible to vote if they read or hear (read-aloud & audio books are OK) a minimum of 5 books from the list. We will be sharing titles during library lessons throughout the year, so all K-3 students will vote in February.  

Bluestem Book Award (grades 3-5)
Children are eligible to vote if they read or hear (read-alouds or audio books) a minimum of 4 books from the list. Voting for our favorite title will take place in February.

Caudill Book Award (grades 4-8)
Children are eligible to vote if they read or hear (read-alouds or audio books) a minimum of 3 books from the list. Voting for our favorite title will take place in February.