Emerson Elementary School
Blanford, Lauren
Librarian lblanford@elmhurst205.org

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Crosstown Battle of the Books Participants

Congratulations to Emerson's winning Battle of the Books team! This group of students recently participated in the Crosstown Battle of the Books, competing against students from all Elmhurst 205 elementary schools to correctly answer as many questions as possible about the books they read. 

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Illinois Readers Choice Award Winners

This school year Emerson entered 472 votes for the Illinois Readers' Choice Awards, the Monarch, Bluestem, and Caudill. Emerson's winning titles are pictured above. Emerson students have great taste in books! 

2017-18 Battle of the Books 

Check out the photos below to see all of Emerson's amazing book battling teams for this school year. They all read LOTS of books and worked with their team to answer questions about them. 

Need Something New to Read?

Take look at these great kids' booklists from the Elmhurst Public Library. Every student at Emerson Elementary is eligible for a public library card. We hope students will be regular visitors at the library here at Emerson AND the Elmhurst Public Library! 

Read Me a Story

Storyline, from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.  Watch and listen as actors present children's books.