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2015 Monarch Award Nominees Print
Kids' News

Illinois K-3 Readers' Choice Book Awards

Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown (illustrator)

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers (illustrator

Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Tonatiuh Duncan

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson and E.B Lewis (illustrator)

Frog & Fly: Six Slurpy Stories by Jeff Mack

Helen's Big World: the Life of Helen Keller by Doreen Rappaport and Matt Tavares (illustrator)

If I Built a House by Chris Van Dusen

Jimmy the Joey: The True Story of an Amazing Koala Rescue by Deborah Lee Rose and Susan Kelly (illustrator)

Like Bug Juice on a Burger by Julie Sternberg and Matthew Cordell (illustrator)

Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke

Look Out, Jeremy Bean! by Alice Schertle and David Slonim (illustrator)

Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnell

Miracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball by David A Kelly and Oliver Dominguez (illustrator)

Mo Willems Presents That Is Not a Good Idea! by Mo Willems

Nic Bishop Snakes by Nic Bishop

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal (illustrator)

Penny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes

The Princess and the Pig by Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene (illustrator)

Prudence Wants a Pet by Cathleen Daly and Stephen Michael King (illustrator)

Take Me Out to the Yakyu by Aaron Meshon



2015 Bluestem Award Nominees Print
Kids' News

Illinois Children's Choice Book Awards

Chained by Lynne Kelly

A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

Dogs on Duty: Soldiers' Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

Drita, My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard

The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman and David Roberts (illustrator)

Frindle by Andrew Clements

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

If you Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Niagara Falls, or Does It by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver

Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book by Nikki Grimes and R. Gregory Christie (illustrator)

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio by Peg Kehret

The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi

The Truth About Poop by Susan E. Goodman and Elwood H. Smith (illustrator)

Wild River by P.J. Petersen

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Check out a Museum!

Check out a Museum Adventure Pass

Check out a Museum Adventure Pass using your library card. One museum pass may be checked out per family, per loan period. Passes are typically limited to general admission. Some passes allow a special discount. You must bring your photo ID and library card to the library to check out a pass. Visit OR download a brochure.

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