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Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winners


The Theodore Seuess Geisel Award is presented each year by the American Library Association to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished beginning reader book published in the United States. Here is a list of the winning titles/






Keller, Laurie
JER KELLE

Walt is not the tallest or the curliest or the pointiest or even the crunchiest. A confounded blade of grass searches for his 'est' in this story about growing up.
Adler, David A.
JER ADLER

"Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. The kids on the rival team tease him for being a 'butterfingers' who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins"-- Provided by publisher.
Kang, Anna
JE KANG

"Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!"--Page 2 of cover.
Pizzoli, Greg
JE PIZZO

After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
Long, Ethan
JE LONG

Through illustrations and simple text, birds demonstrate the meanings of the words up, tall, and high.
Schneider, Josh
JER SCHNE

A father tells outlandish stories to get his young son, who is a very picky eater to eat foods he thinks he will not like.
DiCamillo, Kate and Alison McGee
JER DICAM

Two rollerskating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and the most unlikely marvelous companion.
Hayes, Geoffery
J COMICS GRAPHICS BENNY

Two mice meet their new neighbor and discover that she is not as scary as they feared.
Willems, Mo
JER WILLE

Friends Elephant and Piggie are playing outside when it starts to rain, and then they must decide what to do.
Willems, Mo
JER WILLE

Gerald the elephant discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head-- two birds on your head! Piggie will try to help her best friend.
Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
JER KVASN

In three short stories, two fox sisters run away from home, bury a time capsule, and take advantage of some creative juice.
Rylant, Cynthia
JER RYLAN

When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.