The Illinois School Library Media Association’s Monarch Award is designed to encourage children to read critically and become familiar with children’s books, authors and illustrators.
Return to our list of all Award-Winning Books.
Pat Zietlow Miller; illustrated by Jen Hill
Can I Be Your Dog?
Cute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World's Most Adorable Animals
Jess Keating; illustrations by David DeGrand
Douglas, You're a Genius!
Minh Lê; illustrated by Dan Santat
The Good Egg
Jory John and Pete Oswald
How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps
Nicola Winstanley; illustrations by John Martz
If Sharks Disappeared
King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats
Dori Hillestad Butler; illustrated by Nancy Meyers
Let the Children March
Monica Clark-Robinson; illustrated by Frank Morrison
Mi papi tiene una moto
Isabel Quintero; ilustrado por Zeke Peña; traducido por Andrea Montejo
My Papi has a Motorcycle
Isabel Quintero; illustrated by Zeke Peña
My Papi has a Motorcycle (Video)
Isabel Quintero; illustrated by Zeke Peña; director, Andy T. Jones
The Night Gardener
Terry Fan and Eric Fan
A Normal Pig
Planting Stories: the Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré
Anika Aldamuy Denise; illustrations by Paola Escobar
Yuyi Morales; traducción de Teresa Mlawer
The Sun is Kind of a Big Deal
Thank You, Omu!
Kwame Alexander; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Under My Hijab
Hena Khan; illustrated by Aaliya Jaleel
Samantha Berger; illustrated by Mike Curato
What is Chasing Duck?