What is the Monarch Award?
The Monarch award is open to all K-3 children in Illinois and is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children's books, authors and illustrators. The program is open to all K-3 age children in Illinois.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.
Who can participate?
Anyone in grades K-3 may participate.
How many books do I need to read/listen to in order to vote?
You must read at least five books in order to vote.
How do I know which books are on the list?
Check out the list right here!