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Bluestem 2023 Reading Challenge - RO

Grades 3-5

2022-12-04 00:00:00 2022-12-04 23:59:00 America/Chicago Bluestem 2023 Reading Challenge - RO Read books from the 2023 Bluestem Award list to earn prizes like a paperback book to keep and vote for your favorite beginning Feb 15. Track your reading in Beanstack at aapld.beanstack.org. Virtual/Online -

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Add to Calendar 2022-12-04 00:00:00 2022-12-04 23:59:00 America/Chicago Bluestem 2023 Reading Challenge - RO Read books from the 2023 Bluestem Award list to earn prizes like a paperback book to keep and vote for your favorite beginning Feb 15. Track your reading in Beanstack at aapld.beanstack.org. Virtual/Online -

Read books from the 2023 Bluestem Award list to earn prizes like a paperback book to keep and vote for your favorite beginning Feb 15. Track your reading in Beanstack at aapld.beanstack.org.

Make your voice heard! Read books from the Bluestem 2023 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 2023 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 or read 10 to earn a paperback book to keep!

Bluestem Award 2023 Master List
Algonquin Library Illinois Book Awards Website

Want more Bluestem fun? Come to the Illinois Readers' Choice Award Kickoff Party on August 31 or one of our Reading Check-in Parties (November 15).

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.

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