• Monarch Award

    Monarch Award

    The Monarch Award: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Award is designed to encourage Illinois children to read critically and to become familiar with the children's books, authors and illustrators. This award is named for the Monarch Butterfly and symbolizes the growth, change and freedom that characterize the emergent reader. 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.