Show Me Reader Award 2016–2017

The purpose of the Show Me Readers Award is to 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: 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.

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

by Lynne Cox / Brian Floca



by Kelly DiPucchio / Christian Robinson

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The Invisible Boy

by Trudy Ludwig / Patrice Barton

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The Matchbox Diary

by Paul Fleischman / Bagram Ibatoulline

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