Check out our "February 2017 What's New in the LMC?" 
link to see our latest happenings!

Bluestem Book Award

What is the Bluestem Award?
·         Illinois-specific book award, named after a common prairie grass found in IL

·         Each year there are 20 books nominated as great selections

·         Students vote on a favorite; only students can vote (3rd - 5th graders)

·         Must read or listen to 4 books to be eligible to vote

Voting takes place early in March, with the state announcing a winner in late March      
Would you like to be part of a team of students who have read at least 15 of the Bluestem books?   
If you read all 20 books, you can be a captain!
We will be putting together teams in February to battle against each other with questions about the books. 
***The top 2 winning teams may advance to play against teams from other elementary schools around District 204!
Start reading the books to get ready for our battleThere will be fun, prizes, snacks and lots of reading!

Please complete this form when you are ready to sign up: 


Make sure you have read the minimum of books to participate & you have your team member's names! 

Would you like to earn a FREE ticket to a Chicago Wolves hockey game?   
All you need to do is set a goal (Number of books, minutes reading, genres, etc.)
 and record your reading on the reading log here. (Copies can also be found in the LMC.)

Reach your goals and WIN!

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