Show Me Award

About the Show Me Readers Award

Age Level

The Winner of the annual Show Me Readers Award is selected by students in grades one through three.

Vision

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

Criteria for Show Me nominees is as follows:

  • Books should be published two years prior to nomination on a Master List of nominees
  • 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

 

Committee

Complete listing of the current Show Me Committee members.

Submit a 1-Year Member or Reader/Selector Interest form.

 

Winners and Nominees

2017-2018 Readers Awards Winners

2018-2019 Show Me Final Nominees

Past Winners & Nominees

2017-2018 Show Me Final Nominees

2016-2017 Readers Awards Winners

Archived Show Me Information

 

Resources

  • Show Me Activity Packet

2018-2019 Show Me Activity Packet

Show Me Activity Packet Archive

  • Show Me Grant Application

Complete the grant application for the opportunity to be awarded a full set of this year’s nominated titles.

Purchase Show Me logo-ed reading incentive items to promote the nominated titles.