Illinois Reads 2022

 

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A Reading State of Mind

Illinois Reads was introduced by the Illinois Reading Council in March 2013. The initiative encourages people to read books by Illinois authors. Each year, the program offers a new list of books at six different age levels. Illinois Reads kicks off in March and concludes in November with “Family Reading Night,” an annual statewide event.

 

Anderson's is a proud partner of Illinois Reads!

Visit the Illinois Reads website to learn more, and discover the book lists for 2022 below.

 

Babies Around the World: Dancing By Tamara Barker, Violet Lemay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tamara Barker, Violet Lemay (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781947458789
Availability: In Stock
Published: duopress - September 17th, 2019

Bodies Are Cool By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112625
Availability: In Stock
Published: Rocky Pond Books - June 1st, 2021

It's So Quiet: A Not-Quite-Going-to-Bed Book By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tony Fucile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tony Fucile (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452145440
Availability: In Stock
Published: Chronicle Books - February 23rd, 2021

Three Squeezes By Jason Pratt, Chris Sheban (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jason Pratt, Chris Sheban (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313454
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 4th, 2020

Time to Recharge, Harper! By Kelly Leigh Miller, Kelly Leigh Miller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553304
Availability: In Stock
Published: Dial Books - August 31st, 2021

Yo! Yes? By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338583854
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Cartwheel Books - April 21st, 2020

Bear Island By Matthew Cordell Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317162
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 26th, 2021

Hair Love By Matthew A. Cherry, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
Availability: In Stock
Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus By Suzanne Slade, Elisa Paganelli (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Elisa Paganelli (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534111325
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2021

Kindness is a Kite String: The Uplifting Power of Empathy By Michelle Schaub, Claire LaForte (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Schaub, Claire LaForte (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781733035989
Availability: In Stock
Published: Cardinal Rule Press - April 1st, 2021

Secret, Secret Agent Guy By Kira Bigwood, Celia Krampien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kira Bigwood, Celia Krampien (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469211
Availability: In Stock
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

Ship in a Bottle By Andrew Prahin, Andrew Prahin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Prahin, Andrew Prahin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815811
Availability: In Stock
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers Book #2 By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419734229
Availability: In Stock
Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 16th, 2019

Fart Quest By Aaron Reynolds, Cam Kendell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Cam Kendell (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250206367
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 15th, 2020

Fiery Night: A Boy, His Goat, and the Great Chicago Fire By Sally M. Walker, Kayla Harren (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally M. Walker, Kayla Harren (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781684460861
Availability: In Stock
Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2020

Maya and the Robot By Eve L. Ewing, Christine Almeda (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eve L. Ewing, Christine Almeda (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984814630
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Kokila - July 13th, 2021

Simon B. Rhymin' (Simon B. Rhymin’ #1) By Dwayne Reed Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316538961
Availability: In Stock
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

The Water Lady: How Darlene Arviso Helps a Thirsty Navajo Nation By Alice B. McGinty, Shonto Begay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice B. McGinty, Shonto Begay (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525645009
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Anne Schwartz Books - March 30th, 2021

Amira & Hamza: The War to Save the Worlds By Samira Ahmed Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316540469
Availability: In Stock
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

Capsized!: The Forgotten Story of the SS Eastland Disaster By Patricia Sutton Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781641603126
Availability: Backordered - Not Currently Available.
Published: Chicago Review Press - July 7th, 2020

Scritch Scratch By Lindsay Currie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781728232423
Availability: In Stock
Published: Sourcebooks Young Readers - August 3rd, 2021

The Curse of the Mummy: Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb (Scholastic Focus) By Candace Fleming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338596618
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Scholastic Focus - September 7th, 2021

The Robber Girl By Franny Billingsley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763669560
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Candlewick - September 14th, 2021

The Shape of Thunder By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$16.99
Call for price
ISBN: 9780062956675
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 11th, 2021

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights By Mikki Kendall, A. D'Amico (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mikki Kendall, A. D'Amico (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399581793
Availability: Backordered - Not Currently Available.
Published: Ten Speed Press - November 5th, 2019

Come on in: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home By Adi Alsaid Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781335424365
Availability: In Stock
Published: Inkyard Press - November 2nd, 2021

Girl on the Ferris Wheel By Julie Halpern, Len Vlahos Cover Image
$18.99
Call for price
ISBN: 9781250169396
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 12th, 2021

How to Pack for the End of the World By Michelle Falkoff Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062680273
Availability: In Stock
Published: HarperTeen - April 19th, 2022

Kingdom of Souls By Rena Barron Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062870964
Availability: Backordered - Not Currently Available.
Published: HarperTeen - August 11th, 2020

You Know I'm No Good By Jessie Ann Foley Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062957085
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: Quill Tree Books - October 13th, 2020

How to Write One Song: Loving the Things We Create and How They Love Us Back By Jeff Tweedy Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780593183526
Availability: In Stock
Published: Dutton - October 13th, 2020

Noor By Nnedi Okorafor Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780756416096
Availability: In Stock
Published: DAW - November 16th, 2021

Sidelined: Sports, Culture, and Being a Woman in America By Julie DiCaro Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524746124
Availability: In Stock
Published: Dutton - March 15th, 2022

The Lucky One: A Novel By Lori Rader-Day Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062938060
Availability: Temporarily Out Of Stock - Can Be Ordered For You, Takes Extra Time.
Published: William Morrow - February 18th, 2020

The Talented Miss Farwell: A Novel By Emily Gray Tedrowe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062897718
Availability: In Stock
Published: Custom House - August 24th, 2021

The Vanishing Man: A Charles Lenox Mystery (Charles Lenox Mysteries #12) By Charles Finch Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250311375
Availability: In Stock
Published: Minotaur Books - January 14th, 2020

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Verify By Joelle Charbonneau Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062803627
Availability: Backordered - Not Currently Available.
Published: HarperTeen - September 24th, 2019