What is the ABE Award?
Every year teens throughout the state nominate books and then vote for the book they think is most outstanding. The book with the most votes wins the Abraham Lincoln High School Book Award or the ABE Award. The award is sponsored by the Association of IL School Library Educators (AISLE)
How Can I Participate?
READ!!! In order to vote in March and help decide the winner, you must read a minimum of 4 ABE-nominated books. Copies of each book are available in the RHS Library and at Eisenhower Public Library.
For every ABE Book you read, fill out this ABE Book Review Form. Get a $5 gift card for every 5 ABE Books you read!!!
Are you up for a challenge? Can you read ALL 20 books by May 1? If so, track your reading with the ABE Review Form and those who read all 20 books will be showered with praise, prizes, and food!!! Students who read all 20-nominated ABE books will be recognized by the Association of IL School Library Educators, be student of the month, get a free lunch and a bag of swag.
2024 ABE Books
Click here to view the 2024 List.