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2014 Bluestem Award Nominees Print
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Illinois Grades 3-5 Readers' Choice Awards
2014 Bluestem Nominees

Edgar Allan's Official Crime Investigation Notebook by Mary Amato
Seaglass Summer by Anjali Banerjee
I Feel Better with a Frog in my Throat : History's Strangest Cures by Carlyn Beccia
Cheesie Mack is not a Genius or Anything by Stephen Cotler and Adam McCauley (ill)
Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies
Nubs : the true story of a mutt, a marine & a miracle by Brian Dennis, Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
A Strong Right Arm: the story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson by Michelle Y Green
Calli be Gold Wendy by Michele Weber Hurwitz
Bones: skeletons and how they work by Steve Jenkins
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins: an Illuminating History of Mr. Waterhouse Hawkins, Artist and Lecturer by Barbara Kerley and Brian Selznick (ill)
Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Waiting for the Magic by Patricia MacLachlan and Amy June Bates (ill)
Emily’s Fortune by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Wonder by R J Palacio
Clementine by Sara Pennypacker and Marla Frazee (ill)
Knights of the Kitchen Table (Time Warp Trio, vol. 1) by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith (ill)
Pie by Sarah Weeks
Little Wolf's Book of Badness by Ian Whybrow and Tony Ross (ill)

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Illinois Grades 4-8 Reader's Choice Awards 

2014 Rebecca Caudill Nominees

I, Emma Freke by Elizabeth Atkinson
Close to Famous by Joan Bauer
How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous by Georgia Bragg
Mockingbird: (Mok’ing-bûrd) by Kathryn Erskine
The Outcasts by John Flanagan
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
The Lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy
The Hunt for the Seventh by Christine Morton-Shaw
Ghetto Cowboy by G. Neri
Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth
Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift’s “Chocolate Pilot” by Michael O. Tunnell
The Running Dream by Wendelin VanDraanen
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
Breaking Stalin’s Nose by Eugene Yelchin

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New Books for Children (3-week Checkout, No Renewals)

Added in April
Adam Named the Animals from A to Z by Diane Stortz
Baby Parade by Rebecca O'Connell
Bella Loves Bunny by David McPhail
Ben Loves Bear by David McPhail
Bobbo Goes to School by Shirley Hughes
Bumblebee Boy by David Soman
The Dark by Lemony Snicket
The Day my Mom Came to Kindergarten by Maureen Fergus
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bike by Chris Raschka
Following Grandfather by Rosemary Wells
Grumpy Goat by Brett Helquist
Heidi Heckelbeck Series by Wanda Coven
How to Bicycle to the Moon to Plant Sunflowers by Mordecai Gerstein
Knit your Bit: a World War I Story by Deborah Hopkinson
Ladybug Girl by David Soman
Millions, Billions, & Trillions: Understanding Big Numbers by David Adler
Nelly May Has Her Say by Cynthia DeFelice
Otis and the Puppy by Loren Long
Piggies in Pajamas by Michelle Meadows
The Princess and the Peas and Carrots by Harriett Ziefert
The Red Boat by Hannah Cumming
The Red Hat by Lita Judge
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend and others by Melanie Watt
There's a Baby in There! by Dandi Mackall
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse by Frank Viva
Uh Oh Dodo by Jennifer Sattler
When No One is Watching by Eileen Spinelli

Added in February and March
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy
Bedtime is Canceled by Cece Meng
Betty Bunny Didn't Do It by Michael B Kaplan
Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
Bones: Skeletons and How They Work by Steve Jenkins
Brothers at Bat by Audrey Vernick
Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds
Everything Goes: Henry on Wheels by B.B. Bourne
I Feel Better With a Frog in My Throat by Carlyn Beccia
I Funny by James Patterson
Maisy Learns to Swim by Lucy Cousins
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
One by Kathryn Otoshi
Say Hello to Zorro! by Carter Goodrich
Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet

Movies for Children (7-day Checkout, No Renewals)
Barbie: The Pink Shoes
Bubble Guppies: On the Job
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Dora's Royal Rescue
Ice Age: Continental Drift
Monsters, Inc.
Peter Pan (Walt Disney)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Extreme Kah-Rah-Tay

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Kids’ Computer Lab

New games!  Learn and play games on the new ELF child-safe browser. Visit fun sites with games, activities and more! You can play at the library.




Reading books for school?


Select Bluestem and Caudill eBooks are now available for checkout!


Click HERE to connect to the Overdrive site to download eBooks.



Reading Guide for Families Print
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Reading Guide for Families


Choosing the Right Book.

Here are some things to look for in choosing the right book for your child.

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