Jan 28, 2013 The newest winner of the 2013 Caldecott Award was given to the illustrator, J. Klassen, of the book titled, This is Not My Hat. The newest winner of the 2013 Coretta Scott King award was given to the author, Andrea Davis Pinkney for the book she wrote called, Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America.
Mar 9, 2011 The 2012 Monarch winning book has been determined and the winner is...SHARK VS TRAIN. The second place winning book is...DUCK! RABBIT!. The third place book is...INTERRUPTING CHICKEN. To view the newly nominated Monarch books for next year, see list titled "2013 Master List" on the homepage list.
Oct 18, 2010 Listed below are the titles nominated for the Bluestem Award. The Illinois Library Media Association sponsors the Bluestem Award for students in 3rd through 5th grade. Students listen to or read as many of the twenty books on the list between now and the end of February. In February, students will vote on their favorite book. To learn more about the award, you can visit the following web site: http://www.islma.org/Bluestem. READ MORE
Sep 30, 2010 Students can learn responsibility during their visits to the library. Students are required to return library books to the library when they are due. They are also required to take good care of their books they have checked out. Please encourage your child to find a special place at home for their library book; a place that is away from pets, water, food, and baby brothers and sisters. READ MORE
Jan 29, 2010 The Randolph Caldecott Medal for the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children was awarded to “A Sick Day for Amos McGee,” illustrated by Erin E. Stead. It is the 2011 Caldecott Medal winner. The book was also written by Philip C. Stead. Two Caldecott Honor Books also were named: “Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave,” illustrated by Bryan Collier, written by Laban Carrick Hill; and “Interrupting Chicken,” written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein. READ MORE
Sep 7, 2009 The Monarch Book Award is the yearly book award for students in kindergarten through third grade for the State of Illinois. It is sponsored by the Illinois School Library Media Association. Each year, twenty books are nominated by teachers and librarians throughout Illinois. Children read or listen to the stories and then vote on their favorite book in February. In March, the statewide winning book is announced. It is an exciting time for children. READ MORE
Dec 2, 2008 PLEASE USE FOR MATH HOMEWORK!!!!! Acute angle, diameter, prime number and improper fraction are all "math" words but what do they mean? Go to "A Maths Dictionary for Kids" and find out. link to A Maths Dictionary for Kids
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