Awards
Bluestem
Books & Authors
Genres
Picture Books

100

What Illinois Student Choice Award is given each year to a book chosen by students in kindergarten through 3rd grade?

Monarch

100

How many Bluestem books are chosen for the list each year?
20

100

Who is the creator of the character Dog Man?
Dav Pilkey

100

Which genre is a story that includes make-believe characters, but it could happen in real life?
realistic fiction

100

Which book is illustrated using creatures that were made of clay?
Claymates

200

Which award is given each year to the book with the most prestigious illustrations?
Caldecott Medal

200

In which book are police searching for a boy who is missing?

Fuzzy Mud

200

Who is the author of Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear?
Aaron Reynolds

200

Which genre is a story which is written within a specific time period from the past?



historical fiction

200

In which book do we learn the rest of the story about Humpty Dumpty?

After the Fall

300

What is the name of the award given each year to the most distinguished children's book in America?
Newbery Medal

300

In which book does a girl end her friendship with a boy after hearing him say something about her during a party?

11 Birthdays

300

Which author has a new book this April which is called Alien Alert?
David Biedrzycki

300

Which genre includes elements that are impossible, such as talking animals or magic powers?

fantasy

300

In which book do a girl and the moon sing to one another?

La La La

400

Which book won the 2018 Caldecott Medal?
Wolf in the Snow

400

Which book won the 2018 Bluestem Award?

Roller Girl

400

Who is the co-author of Save Me a Seat and the author of So B. It?
Sarah Weeks

400

Which genre is a suspenseful story about a puzzling event that will eventually be solved?
mystery

400

In which book do two birds lose their home and move to New York City?

Red & Lulu

500

Which book won the 2018 Newbery Medal?

Hello, Universe

500

How many books were on both the 2018 Bluestem and Caudill lists?
3

500

Who is the female songwriter who writes and sings songs about books?

Emily Arrow

500

What type of books are marked with the Dewey Decimal number of 811?
poetry

500

Name the book by Kelly DiPucchio in which a boy stands up to a bully at school?

Super Manny Stands Up