There is an annual fee of $10.00 to cover the administrative costs of website and postage. All information, materials and documents needed by participating members will be in a registered members-only section of this website.
Deadline for online registration: February 28th
Deadline for printed registration: Must be in our PO Box by February 15th.
The 2020 award year runs from March 15, 2019 to March 14, 2020.
To register for the Monarch, Bluestem, and Abraham Lincoln awards, please visit the AISLE website, and select Book Awards from the menu.
Readers' Choice Grant
The Association of Illinois School Library Educators/Library Book Selection Service Endowment Fund is a yearly grant that awards selected libraries with a complete set of of titles in one appropriate level. The grant program has ended for the 2020 award year.
For the 2021 awrad year, you must register for the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award between March 15-. Grant recipients will be awarded one set of the 2021 campaign books for the award program indicated on their application.
The grant application form, guidelines, checklist, rubric, and FAQ’s are available at the Endowment Fund website.
When your printed registration form is received (via mail):
Returning members' ID and password will remain unchanged and the account will be reactivated.
New members will be mailed a unique ID and a temporary password.
Please realize that receiving a registration confirmation if you mail in your form may take 3-4 weeks as all work is done by steering committee members who donate their time.
ALL MEMBERS- Please log in and complete or update your registration information as soon as possible upon receipt.
Thank you for your support of Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award™
Registration for RCYRBA is separate from the ISLMA (Monarch, Bluestem, and Abe) awards. The Caudill award is affiliated with three supporting organizations (ISLMA, IRC, IATE) and is financially independent of those organizations. RCYRBA is a registered non-profit organization. All committee members work on a volunteer basis.