Book Awards

Illinois Readers' Choice Book Awards

  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate 

2013 Newbery Honor Books:

  • Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz 
  • Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin 
  • Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage 

Caldecott Award