Monarch 2019 Nominees

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What is the Monarch Award?
The name Monarch was chosen because of its familiarity
to K-3 children and to symbolize the growth, change
and freedom that becoming a reader brings.
The Monarch is designed to encourage children to read
critically and become familiar with children's
books, authors and illustrators.

Who can vote for this award?
The program is open to all K-3 age children in Illinois.

How many books do I need to
read/listen to in order to vote?

Students must read at least 5 books in order to vote in February.

 Where can I learn more about these books?
 Visit the AISLE website
Monarch Award: Illinois K-3 Readers' Choice Award

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