2015-2016 Show Me Award Winners
1st Place: Trouper by Meg Kearney, illustrated by E.B. Lewis - 20,497 votes
2nd Place: The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers - 18,308 votes
3rd Place: Memoirs of a Hamster by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Tim Bowers - 12,241 votes
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2015-2016 Final Nominees
Show Me Activity Packets
2016-2017 Show Me Activity Packet - members must be logged in with username & password to download.
Show Me Activity Packet Archive
About the Show Me Readers Award
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 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 in 2015 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
For a complete listing of current Show Me Committee members, click here.