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2016 Monarch Award Nominees Print
Kids' News

Monarch Award –

Illinois’ K-3 Readers’ Choice Award

2016 Nominees

8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel ÷ 1 Dog = CHAOS by Vivian Vande Velde & Steve Bjorkman (ill.)

Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel

A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz & Catia Chien (ill.)

Breaking News: Bear Alert by David Biedrzycki

Building Our House by Jonathan Bean

A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream by Kristy Dempsey & Floyd Cooper (ill.)

The Dark by Lemony Snicket & Jon Klassen (ill.)

Deep in the Sahara by Kelly Cunnane & Hoda Hadadi (ill.)

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale

Feathers: Not Just for Flying by Melissa Stewart & Sarah S. Brannen (ill.)

The Girl Who Heard Colors by Marie Harris & Vanessa Brantley-Newton (ill.)

Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball by John Coy & Joe Morse (ill.)

If It Rains Pancakes: Haiku and Lantern Poems by Brian P. Cleary & Andy Rowland (ill.)

Lost Cat by C. Roger Mader

Marisol McDonald and the Clash Bash by Monica Brown & Sara Palacios (ill.)

Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson

The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert

A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweet (ill.)

This Is a Moose by Richard T. Morris & Tom Lichtenheld (ill.)

The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli



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