Show Me Readers AwardNominee

Given by Missouri Association of School Librarians (MASL)

274 obres / 282 Items 159,330 Llibres 8,099 Ressenyes 4.3
About the Show Me Readers Award

Age Level

The Winner of the annual Show Me Readers Award is selected by students in grades one through three.


The purpose of the Show Me Readers Award is to mostra'n més promote literature, literacy, and reading in Missouri elementary schools for grades one through three and to promote recognition of authors and illustrators of books that are favorites of Missouri children in these grades.


Criteria for Show Me nominees is as follows:

Books should be published two years prior to nomination on a Master List of nominees

Published in the US, with the author and illustrator living in the United States

Picture book, easy to read aloud with strong literary value

Interest and appeal to children 6 to 10 years old in grades one to three
mostra'n menys
Tots, Winner (39), Nominee (282)
Tots, 1st Place (5), 2nd Place (5), 3rd Place (5), No Category (267)
Tots, 2024 (10), 2023 (10), 2022 (10), 2021 (10), 2020 (10), 2019 (10), 2018 (10), 2017 (10), 2016 (10), 2015 (12), 2014 (11), 2013 (12), 2012 (12), 2011 (3), 2010 (1), 2009 (1), 2008 (10), 2007 (10), 2006 (10), 2005 (10), 2004 (10), 2003 (10), 2002 (10), 2001 (10), 2000 (10), 1999 (10), 1998 (10), 1997 (10), 1996 (10), 1995 (10)

Nominee 282

Invasion of the Unicorns de David Biedrzycki2024
Negative Cat de Sophie Blackall2024
The Bruce Swap de Ryan T. Higgins2024
Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) de Ryan T. Higgins2024
Be strong de Pat Zietlow Miller2024
I Eat Poop.: A Dung Beetle Story de Mark Pett2024
Hugo and the Impossible Thing de Renée Felice Smith2024
A Walk in the Words de Hudson Talbott2024
Thankful de Elaine Vickers2024
What Can You Do with a Rock? de Pat Zietlow-Miller2024
Scaredy Snacks! de Terry Border2023
Dozens of Doughnuts de Carrie Finison2023
We Will Rock Our Classmates de Ryan T. Higgins2023
First Day Critter Jitters de Jory John2023
Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert de Stacy McAnulty2023
Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog de Lisa Papp2023
Memoirs of a Tortoise de Devin Scillian2023
Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light de Apryl Stott2023
A Family for Louie de Alexandra Thompson2023
Every Little Letter de Deborah Underwood2023
Snack Attack! de Terry Border2022
Hair Love de Matthew A. Cherry2022
Hey, Dog de Tony Johnston2022
When Pencil Met Eraser de Karen Kilpatrick2022
Meet Miss Fancy de Irene Latham2022
Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen de Beth Mills2022
Sulwe de Lupita Nyong'o2022
Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog de Lisa Papp2022
The Donkey Egg de Janet Stevens2022
If I Built a School de Chris Van Dusen2022
The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick de Drew Daywalt2021
Friends Stick Together de Hannah E. Harrison2021
We Don't Eat Our Classmates de Ryan T. Higgins2021
Giraffe Problems de Jory John2021
Natsumi! de Susan Lendroth2021
Max Explains Everything: Soccer Expert de Stacy McAnulty2021
Doll-E 1.0 de Shanda McCloskey2021
The Remember Balloons de Jessie Oliveros2021
Love, Z de Jessie Sima2021
A Place for Pluto de Stef Wade2021
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors de Drew Daywalt2020
Be Quiet! de Ryan T. Higgins2020
Bruce's Big Move de Ryan T. Higgins2020
Philomena's New Glasses de Brenna Maloney2020
Shawn Loves Sharks de Curtis Manley2020
Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Edna the Very First Chicken de Douglas Rees2020
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) de Dan Santat2020
Bob, Not Bob! de Liz Garton Scanlon2020
Prudence the Part-Time Cow de Jody Jensen Shaffer2020
Dogosaurus Rex de Anna Staniszewski2020
The Magic Word de Mac Barnett2019
A Bike Like Sergio's (A Junior Library Guild Selection) de Maribeth Boelts2019
Diana's White House Garden de Elisa Carbone2019
Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale de Josh Funk2019
Who Wants a Tortoise? de Dave Keane2019
Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! de Paul Meisel2019
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville de Pat Zietlow Miller2019
Seven and a Half Tons of Steel de Janet Nolan2019
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog de Lisa Papp2019
The Water Princess de Susan Verde2019
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed de Lesléa Newman2018
Trombone Shorty de Troy Andrews2018
I'm Trying to Love Spiders de Bethany Barton2018
The Day the Crayons Came Home de Drew Daywalt2018
Mother Bruce de Ryan T. Higgins2018
Marilyn's Monster de Michelle Knudsen2018
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo de Cassandre Maxwell2018
Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story de Emily Arnold McCully2018
If You Ever Want To Bring An Alligator To School, Don't! de Elise Parsley2018
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh de Sally M. Walker2018
Strongheart: The World's First Movie Star Dog de Emily Arnold McCully2017
Mogie: The Heart of the House de Kathi Appelt2017
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla de Katherine Applegate2017
The Tooth Fairy Wars de Kate Coombs2017
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas de Lynne Cox2017
Gaston de Kelly DiPucchio2017
A Mom For Umande de Maria Faulconer2017
I Love You Just Enough de Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen2017
Ninja Red Riding Hood de Corey Rosen Schwartz2017
Yoda: The Story of a Cat and His Kittens de Beth Stern2017
Trouper de Meg Kearney2016
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin de Jen Bryant2016
The Day the Crayons Quit de Drew Daywalt2016
Picture Day Perfection de Deborah Diesen2016
The Matchbox Diary de Paul Fleischman2016
Wilfred de Ryan Higgins2016
The Invisible Boy de Trudy Ludwig2016
The Spelling Bee Before Recess de Deborah Lee Rose2016
Memoirs of a Hamster de Devin Scillian2016
As Fast as Words Could Fly de Pamela M. Tuck2016
Jangles: A Big Fish Story de David Shannon1st Place2015
Creepy Carrots! de Aaron Reynolds2nd Place2015
Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller de Doreen Rappaport3rd Place2015
One Cool Friend de Toni Buzzeo2015
Some Cat! de Mary Casanova2015
Lost and Found de Bill Harley2015
The House on Dirty-Third Street de Jo S. Kittinger2015
Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller de Doreen Rappaport2015
Jangles: A Big Fish Story de David Shannon2015
The Quiet Place de Sarah Stewart2015
I Need My Own Country! de Rick Walton2015
Each Kindness de Jacqueline Woodson2015
Painter and Ugly de Robert J. Blake1st Place2014
A Book for Black-Eyed Susan de Judy Young2nd Place2014
Charlie the Ranch Dog de Ree Drummond3rd Place2014
Painter and Ugly de Robert J. Blake2014
Willow and the Snow Day Dance de Denise Brennan-Nelson2014
The Day Dirk Yeller Came to Town de Mary Casanova2014
Princess Kim and Too Much Truth de Maryann Cocca-Leffler2014
Peanut Butter and Homework Sandwiches de Lisa Broadie Cook2014
Grandpa's Tractor de Michael Garland2014
Three Hens and a Peacock de Lester L. Laminack2014
A Pet for Miss Wright de Judy Young2014
The Blue House Dog de Deborah Blumenthal1st Place2013
Memoirs of a Goldfish de Devin Scillian2nd Place2013
Pierre the Penguin: A True Story de Jean Marzollo3rd Place2013
Lucky Beans de Becky Birtha2013
Sylvia Jean, Scout Supreme de Lisa Campbell Ernst2013
How Rocket Learned to Read de Tad Hills2013
Librarian on the Roof! a True Story de M. G. King2013
Stand Straight, Ella Kate de Kate Klise2013
Pierre the Penguin: A True Story de Jean Marzollo2013
Memoirs of a Goldfish de Devin Scillian2013
Fly Free! de Roseanne Thong2013
The Can Man de Laura E. Williams2013
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle de Brian Dennis1st Place2012
Dewey: There's a Cat in the Library! de Vicki Myron2nd Place2012
Twist of Fate: The Miracle Colt and His Friends de Chris Stuckenschneider3rd Place2012
Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle de Brian Dennis2012
Itsy Bitsy & Teeny Weeny de Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen2012
Desert Rose and Her Highfalutin Hog de Alison Jackson2012
Finding Lincoln de Ann Malaspina2012
Stars Above Us de Geoffrey Norman2012
Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson de Sharon Robinson2012
Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class de Eileen Spinelli2012
Twist of Fate: The Miracle Colt and His Friends de Chris Stuckenschneider2012
Minnow and Rose: An Oregon Trail Story de Judy Young2012
Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival de Kirby Larson1st Place2011
For the Love of Autumn de Patricia Polacco2nd Place2011
Titanicat de Marty Crisp3rd Place2011
Some Dog! de Mary Casanova2010
Hero Cat de Eileen Spinelli2009
Magnus at the Fire de Jennifer Armstrong2008
Grandmama's Pride de Becky Birtha2008
Henry & the Buccaneer Bunnies de Carolyn Crimi2008
Police Cat de Enid Hinkes2008
Ziggy's Blue-Ribbon Day de Claudia Mills2008
The Three Silly Billies de Margie Palatini2008
The Great Fuzz Frenzy de Janet Stevens2008
The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom de Bettye Stroud2008
Dad, Jackie, and Me de Myron Uhlberg2008
Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates de Jonah Winter2008
Arrowhawk de Lola M. Schaefer2007
Lu and the Swamp Ghost de James Carville2007
Bed Hogs de Kelly S. DiPucchio2007
Henry and the Kite Dragon de Bruce Edward Hall2007
Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) across the Plains de Deborah Hopkinson2007
The Pickle Patch Bathtub de Fran Kennedy2007
The Best Cat in the World de Leslea Newman2007
John Philip Duck de Patricia Polacco2007
Rooster Can't Cock-a-Doodle-Doo de Karen Rostoker-Gruber2007
Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail de Coleen Salley2007
Bad Boys de Margie Palatini2006
Souperchicken de Mary Jane Auch2006
George Washington's Teeth de Deborah Chandra2006
Diary of a Worm de Doreen Cronin2006
My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. de Christine King Farris2006
Boxes for Katje de Candace Fleming2006
How I Became a Pirate de Melinda Long2006
Fishing Day de Andrea Davis Pinkney2006
Jackalope de Janet Stevens2006
The Blizzard de Betty Ren Wright2006
Epossumondas de Coleen Salley2005
Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving de Laurie Halse Anderson2005
The Princess and the Pizza de Mary Jane Auch2005
Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy de Phil Bildner2005
Lucky Boy de Susan Boase2005
A Story for Bear de Dennis Haseley2005
The Three Armadillies Tuff de Jackie Mims Hopkins2005
Betsy Who Cried Wolf de Gail Carson Levine2005
The Teddy Bear de David McPhail2005
Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot de Margot Theis Raven2005
The Frog Principal de Stephanie Calmenson2004
A Castle on Viola Street de DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan2004
Ted de Tony DiTerlizzi2004
Shooting For The Moon: The Amazing Life and Times of Annie Oakley de Stephen Krensky2004
Goin' Someplace Special de Patricia C. Mckissack2004
The Monster Who Ate My Peas de Danny Schnitzlein2004
And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon de Janet Stevens2004
Freedom Summer de Deborah Wiles2004
Clever Beatrice de Margaret Willey2004
The Other Side de Jacqueline Woodson2004
Go Home! The True Story of James the Cat de Libby Phillips Meggs2003
America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle de David A. Adler2003
The Bravest of Us All de Marsha Diane Arnold2003
The Quiltmaker's Gift de Jeff Brumbeau2003
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type de Doreen Cronin2003
Wemberly Worried de Kevin Henkes2003
The Honest-to-Goodness Truth de Patricia C. Mckissack2003
Seven Spools of Thread: A Kwanzaa Story de Angela Shelf Medearis2003
Enemy Pie de Derek Munson2003
So You Want to Be President? de Judith St. George2003
Hooway for Wodney Wat de Helen Lester2002
The Babe & I de David A. Adler2002
Mr. Tanen's Ties de Maryann Cocca-Leffler2002
A Dog Like Jack de DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan2002
Three Little Dinosaurs, The de Jim Harris2002
Welcome Comfort de Patricia Polacco2002
Auntie Claus de Elise Primavera2002
Raisel's Riddle de Erica Silverman2002
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo de Janet Stevens2002
King Midas: A Golden Tale de John Warren Stewig2002
Raising Dragons de Jerdine Nolen2001
The Pumpkin Runner de Marsha Diane Arnold2001
Leprechaun Gold de Teresa Bateman2001
Boss of the Plains de Laurie Carlson2001
Stella Louella's Runaway Book de Lisa Campbell Ernst2001
Lewis & Papa: Adventure On the Santa Fe Trail de Barbara Joosse2001
Boom Town de Sonia Levitin2001
Snowflake Bentley de Jacqueline Briggs Martin2001
Moses Goes to a Concert de Isaac Millman2001
Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones de Phyllis Root2001
Verdi de Janell Cannon2000
One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale de Demi2000
Bubba and Trixie de Lisa Campbell Ernst2000
Starring Mirette and Bellini de Emily Arnold McCully2000
Ma Dear's Aprons de Patricia C. Mckissack2000
Edward and the Pirates de David McPhail2000
Cinderella's Rat de Susan Meddaugh2000
The Hired Hand de Robert D. San Souci2000
The Gardener de Sarah Stewart2000
Mailing May de Michael O. Tunnell2000
Duke the Dairy Delight Dog de Lisa Campbell Ernst1999
Grandmother's Pigeon de Louise Erdrich1999
Mountain Wedding de Faye Gibbons1999
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse de Kevin Henkes1999
The Magic Maguey de Tony Johnston1999
Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman de Kathleen Krull1999
Nine for California de Sonia Levitin1999
What Newt Could Do for Turtle de Jonathan London1999
Aunt Chip and the Great Triple Creek Dam Affair de Patricia Polacco1999
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman de Alan Schroeder1999
Heart of a Tiger de Marsha Diane Arnold1998
Little Red Riding Hood: A Newfangled Prairie Tale de Lisa Campbell Ernst1998
Boundless Grace de Mary Hoffman1998
The Iguana Brothers: A Tale of Two Lizards de Tony Johnston1998
My Ol' Man de Patricia Polacco1998
Officer Buckle and Gloria de Peggy Rathmann1998
Papa Gatto de Ruth Sanderson1998
Down the Road de Alice Schertle1998
Tops and Bottoms de Janet Stevens1998
The Toll-Bridge Troll de Patricia Rae Wolff1998
My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother de Patricia Polacco1997
Beast Feast de Douglas Florian1997
Swamp Angel de Anne Isaacs1997
The Tale of Rabbit and Coyote de Tony Johnston1997
Anansi and the Talking Melon de Eric A. Kimmel1997
John Henry de Julius Lester1997
Crossing the New Bridge de Emily Arnold McCully1997
Sitti's Secrets de Naomi Shihab Nye1997
The Sunday Outing de Gloria Jean Pinkney1997
Don't Fidget a Feather! de Erica Silverman1997
Soap! Soap! Don't Forget the Soap!: An Appalachian Folktale de Tom Birdseye1996
Tom de Tomie dePaola1996
Parents in the Pigpen, Pigs in the Tub de Amy Ehrlich1996
Lester's Dog de Karen Hesse1996
Two of Everything de Lily Toy Hong1996
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt de Deborah Hopkinson1996
Old Devil Wind de Bill Martin Jr.1996
The bee tree de Patricia Polacco1996
The Dragons Are Singing Tonight de Jack Prelutsky1996
Too Many Tamales de Gary Soto1996
Sukey and the Mermaid de Robert D. San Souci1995
The Fortune-Tellers de Lloyd Alexander1995
Walter's tail de Lisa Campbell Ernst1995
Mirette on the High Wire de Emily Arnold McCully1995
When Cats Dream de Dav Pilkey1995
Back Home de Gloria Jean Pinkney1995
Chicken Sunday de Patricia Polacco1995
Henry and Mudge and the Long Weekend de Cynthia Rylant1995
The Widow's Broom de Chris Van Allsburg1995
Set ratolins cecs de Ed Young1995


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