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2017-2018 Show-Me Books


Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins

Winnie by Sally Walker

The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt

Fur, Fins, and Feathers:  Abraham Dee Barlett and the Ivention of the Modern Zoo

by Cassandre Maxwell

Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed by Leslea Newman

Marilyn’s Monster by Michelle Knudsen

I am Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton

If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don’t! by Elisa Parsley

Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews

Queen of the Diamond:  The Lizzie Murphy Story by Emily McCully


Students will vote on their favorite book in February after all the books have been read.

Previous Show-Me Book Winners

2017  Strongheart by Emily Arnold McCully

2016 Trouper – Meg Kearney

2015 Jangles – David Shannon

2014  Painter and Ugly – Robert Blake

2013 The Blue House Dog – Deborah Blumenthal

2012 Nubs: A True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle – Major Brian Dennis

2011 Two Bobbie: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina – Kirby Larson

2010 Some Dog – Mary Casanova

2009 Hero Cat – Eileen Spinelli

2008 Magnus at the Fire – Jennifer Armstrong

2007 Arrow Hawk – Lola Schaefer

2006 Bad Boys – Margie Palatini