IPPL Reading Programs

 

Illinois State Book Awards - As voted by you!

Complete the Illinois State Book Award Challenge for your grade! Read all 20 of the 2014 nominated books and turn in a list initialed by date noted for each award. Multiple copies of all titles are available in Youth Services. Children need to attend a school in our district or have an IPPL card in order to participate in the IPPL State Awards Program. More information and copies of the guidelies are available at the Kids & Teens Ask Us Desk.


Monarch Award (Grades K-3)

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Read all 20 of the 2014 Monarch Award Nominees to receive a certificate of completion and a new paperback book of your choice. In addition, make an appointment for us to make a video of you promoting your favorite Monarch book!

Children who read or listen to at least five Monarch nominees may vote for their favorites during the month of February. You may vote at Indian Prairie Library if you are not able to vote at your school.  The deadline to return our initialed 2014 Monarch challenge is March 1, 2014.

 

Bluestem Reading Reward (Grades 3-5)bluestem

Read all 20 of the 2013 Bluestem Award Nominees to receive a certificate of completion. In addition, make an appointment for us to make a video of you promoting your favorite Bluestem book!

Children who read or listen to at least four Bluestem nominees may vote for their favorites during the month of February. You may vote at Indian Prairie Library if you are not able to vote at your school.

 

Caudill Challenge (Grades 4-8)caudill

Read or listen to all 20* of the 2013 Caudill Award Nominees and write reviews for your favorite five books. Completers will be invited to join us for a pizza/book talk celebration. *If needed, an alternate title can be read. Please speak with a Kids & Teens staff member.

Children who read or listen to at least three Caudill nominees may vote for their favorites during the month of February. You may vote at Indian Prairie Library if you are not able to vote at your school.