Award Books

Building Block (Preschool/Kindergarten)

I Was Born a Baby by Meg Fleming

Mister Kitty is Lost! by Greg Pizzoli

Problem Solved! by Jan Thomas

A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree by Daniel Bernstromm

Woo Hoo! You're Doing Great! by Sandra Boynton

NO is All I Know! by Chris Grabenstein

A Good Place by Lucy Cousins

My Dad is a Tree by Jon Agee

I am Stuck by Julia Mills

The Best Bad Day Ever! by Marianna Coppo


Mark Twain 2024-2025 Readers Award Final Nominees
Title Author Publisher
A Rover's Story Jasmine Warga Baltzer + Bray
Field Guide to the Supernatural Universe Alyson Noel Margaret K. McElderry
Freestyle Gale Galligan Graphix
Hummingbird Natalie Lloyd Scholastic
Maizy Chen's Last Chance Lisa Yee Random House
Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting Roseanne A, Brown Disney/Hyperion
The Curious League of Detectives & Thieves - Egypt's Fire Tom Phillips Pixel Ink
The Daredevils Rob Buyea Delacorte Press
The Girl in the Lake India Hill Brown Scholastic
The Midnight Children Dan Gemeinhart Henry Holt & Company
The Two Wrong Halves of Ruby Taylor Amanda Panitch Roaring Brook Press
Thirst Varsha Bajaj Penguin Random House

Show Me 2024-2025 Readers Award Final Nominees
Title Author Illustrator Publisher
Acorn was a Little Wild Jen Arena Jessica Gibson Simon & Schuster
Creepy Crayon! Aaron Reynolds Peter Brown Simon & Schuster
Every Dog in the Neighborhood Philip C. Stead Matthew Cordell Holiday House
Hamsters Make Terrible Roommates Cheryl B. Klein Abhi Alwar Dial Books for Young Readers
Little Red and the Big Bad Editor Rebecca Kraft Rector Shanda McCloskey Aladdin
Marvelous Mabel Crystal Hubbard Alleanna Harris Lee & Low Books
Pink is Not a Color Lindsay Ward Lindsay Ward Two Lions
Rick the Rock of Room 214 Julie Falatko Ruth Chan Simon & Schuster
The Library Fish Alyssa Satin Capucilli Gladys Jose Simon & Schuster
Yetis are the Worst! Alex Willan Alex Willian Simon & Schuster

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