Show Me Award Nominees 2012-2013
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The Can Man

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by Laura Williams; illustrated by Craig Orback

After watching a homeless man collect empty soft drink cans for the redemption money, a young boy decides to collect cans himself to earn money for a skateboard until he has a change of heart.

http://lauraewilliams.com/

http://www.craigorback.com/

 

 

 

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Sylvia Jean Scout Supreme

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by Lisa Campbell Ernst

Sylvia Jean disguises herself in order to assist a neighbor who does not want her enthusiastic help, but she still might be the only one in her Pig Scout Troop who will not earn a Good Deed Badge.

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Pierre the Penguin

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by Jean Marzollo; illustrated by Laura Regan

Rhyming text and colorful illustrations describe the efforts of aquatic biologist Pam to help Pierre, an African penguin living at the California Academy of Sciences, when he begins to go bald.

http://www.jeanmarzollo.com/

http://www.lauraregan.com/

https://youtu.be/u4xmTnMF0Cc

 

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Lucky Beans

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by Becky Birtha; illustrated by Nicole Tagdell

During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.

http://www.leeandlow.com/p/tadgell.mhtml

 

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How Rocket Learned to Read

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by Tad Hills

A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

http://tadhills.com/

https://youtu.be/GlDyFsv4uSU

 

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The Blue House Dog

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by Deborah Blumenthal; illustrated by Adam Gustavson

A boy whose beloved dog has died, and a dog whose owner also died, find each other and slowly begin to trust one another.

https://youtu.be/LloHDqJ3o5g

http://www.deborahblumenthal.com/

http://www.adamgustavson.com/

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Stand Straight Ella Kate

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by Kate Klise; illustrated by M. Sarah Klise

A fictionalized biography of Ella Kate Ewing, born in 1872, who was eight feet tall by the age of seventeen and who became financially independent by traveling the country for nearly twenty years appearing at museums, exhibitions, and in circus shows.

http://www.kateandsarahklise.com/

https://youtu.be/LjoLtLtRngI

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Memoirs of a Goldfish

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by Devin Scillian; illustrated by Tim Bowers

A goldfish gives a personal account of his experiences while swimming around his bowl as it slowly fills with fish and other accessories, only to realize when he is relocated for a cleaning how much he misses them.

http://timbowers.com/

https://youtu.be/eb24_hxSkdY

 

 

 

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Librarian on the Roof: a True Story

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by M.G. King; illustrated by Stephen Gilpin

The story of RoseAleta Laurell, who arrived in Lockheart, Texas, in 1989 to be the head of the Dr. Eugene Clark Library. The library was outdated, so she spent a week on the library roof to raise money and interest in the library, with special emphasis on a new children's section.
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Fly Free!

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by Roseanne Thong; illustrated by Eujin Kim Neilan

When Mai feeds the caged birds at a Buddhist temple in Vietnam, her simple act of kindness starts a chain of thoughtful acts that ultimately comes back to her. Includes author's note explaining the Buddhist concepts of karma and samsara, or the wheel of life.

 

 

http://www.greenfield-thong.com/

 

http://eujinkimneilan.com/index.html

 

http://bookdragon.si.edu/2010/07/12/fly-free-by-roseanne-thong-illustrated-by-eujin-kim-neilan/

 

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