Skip to main content
Download & Stream
Movies, Music, and more eMedia
eBooks & Audiobooks
City TV Live
Using the Library
Computers & WiFi
Get a Library Card
Access Fort Wayne
Audio Reading Service
Download our Apps
Area Artist Database
Research and Learning
Timeline of Fort Wayne and Allen County History
Ask a Librarian
Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery
Subscribe to our Newsletter
As You Like It
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/
2017 Winner: We Are Growing!
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.
2016 Winner: Don't Throw It to Mo!
Adler, David A.
"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.
2015 Winner: You Are (Not) Small
"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.
2014 Winner: The Watermelon Seed
After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
2013 Winner: Up! Tall and High!
Through illustrations and simple text, birds demonstrate the meanings of the words up, tall, and high.
2012 Winner: Tales for Very Picky Eaters
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.
2011 Winner: Bink & Gollie
DiCamillo, Kate and Alison McGee
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.
Kits for Kids
2010 Winner: Benny and Penny and the Big No-No!
J COMICS GRAPHICS BENNY
Two mice meet their new neighbor and discover that she is not as scary as they feared.
2009 Winner: Are You Ready to Play Outside?
Friends Elephant and Piggie are playing outside when it starts to rain, and then they must decide what to do.
2008 Winner: There Is a Bird on Your Head!
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.
2007 Winner: Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways
Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
In three short stories, two fox sisters run away from home, bury a time capsule, and take advantage of some creative juice.
2006 Winner: Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas : the Twenty-Sixth Book of Their Adventures
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.