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2017 Monarch Award Nominees Print
Kids' News

Monarch Award –

Illinois’ K-3 Readers’ Choice Award

2017 Nominees

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox

Families, Families, Families! by Suzanne Lang

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio

Going Places by Peter H. Reynolds & Paul A. Reynolds

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim

How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? by Christine Butterworth

The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla by Katherine G. Applegate

Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis

New Shoes by Susan Meyer

One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay & Recycling Women of Gambia by Miranda Paul

The Princess In Black by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale

Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

This Book Just Ate My Dog by Richard Byrne

Trapped!: A Whale’s Rescue by Robert Burleigh

Waiting Is Not Easy! by Mo Willems

Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker


Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman



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