Illinois Reads, a project that promotes reading for all ages, has selected its 2014 books, and we're thrilled to see some familiar faces! Huge congratulations to all the fantastic writers and illustrators on this list, with special Launch Pad shout-outs to alums Penny Blubaugh and Carol Brendler and faculty member Franny Billingsley!
Learn more about these books and their creators --
Serendipity Market by Penny Blubaugh
Chime by Franny Billingsley
Winnie Finn, Worm Farmer by Carol Brendler, illustrated by Ard Hoyt