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Kids & Parents

Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill

When do kids get to have their voices heard?

Most of time, adults are the ones everyone listens to.

Adults get to vote and have their say in elections.

The awards given to books (like the Newbery and Caldecott) highlight beautifully written and illustrated books, but who picks them? Adults!

Not the Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill awards though.

These are special, kid-chosen awards.

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Kids & Parents

Take a (Story)Walk and Find Something Beautiful

There are still sunny days ahead, even if some of them will have us bundling up a bit!

Blackhawk Park sign with the StoryWalk signs behind it on a sunny day.

We're excited to bring you another great picture book to read as you enjoy one of Des Plaines' great parks!

Head over to Blackhawk Park to enjoy reading Maybe Something Beautiful by Isabel F. Campoy while you play in the park. 

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