The Monarch Award is designed to encourage Illinois children to read critically and to become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The Monarch Award is given annually to an author and /or illustrator of a book voted as their favorite by participating K-3 children in Illinois.

Shabbona students in first through third grade will participate in this "Illinois Kid's Choice" award. Voting will occur in February.

2014 Monarch Award List

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