Missouri Show Me Award Winners

2014 Missouri Show Me Award Winner:

Painter and Ugly by Robert Blake

2013 - The blue house dog by Deborah Blumenthal ; illustrated by Adam Gustavson

2012 - Nubs: the True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, & a Miracle by Brian Dennis

2011 - Two Bobbies, A True Story by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery

2010 - Some dog! by Mary Casanova with pictures by Ard Hoyt

2009 - Hero cat by Eileen Spinelli; illustrated by Jo Ellen McAllister Stammen

2008 - Magnus at the fire by Jennifer Armstrong

2007 - Arrowhawk by Lola M. Schaefer; illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska

2006 - Bad boys by Margie Palatini; illustrated by Henry Cole

2005 - Epossumondas by Coleen Salley; illustrated by Janet Stevens

2004 - The frog principal by Stephanie Calmenson; illustrated by Denise Brunkus

2003 - Go home! : the true story of James the cat by Libby Phillips Meggs

2002 - Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester; illustrated by Lynn Munsinger

2001 - Raising dragons by Jerdine Nolen; illustrated by Elise Primavera

2000 – Verdi by Janell Cannon

1999 - Duke, the Dairy Delight dog by Lisa Campbell Ernst

1998 - Heart of a tiger by Marsha Diane Arnold with pictures by Jamichael Henterly

1997 - My rotten redheaded older brother by Patricia Polacco

1996 - Soap! Soap! don't forget the soap! : an Appalachian folktale retold by Tom Birdseye; illustrated by Andrew Glass

1995 - Sukey and the mermaid by Robert D. San Souci; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

For more information about the Show Me Readers Award, including past winners and nominees, visit the Missouri Association of School Librarians site.