Make your voice heard! Read books from the Bluestem 2021 list and vote on which is your favorite. Track which books you've read using the Beanstack app (iOS/Google Play) or website. Once you've created your Beanstack account, choose the Bluestem 2021 Reading Challenge to register. Prefer to keep track on paper? Pick up a log at the Youth Services Desk at the Harnish Main Library or the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch Library. Read 4 books and get an invitation to vote for your favorite beginning February 15. Read 5 books to earn a patch!
Bluestem Award 2021 Master List
The Bluestem Award: Illinois’ Grades 3-5 Readers’ Choice Award is presented annually in March to the book voted as their favorite by students in Grades Three through Five in participating Illinois schools or public libraries. The Bluestem Award is sponsored by the Association of Illinois School Library Educators.