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  Books & Reading  |  Award Books  |  Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

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The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

Beginning in 2006, the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.
The award is to recognize the author(s) and illustrator(s) of a beginning reader book who demonstrate great creativity and imagination in his/her/their literary and artistic achievements to engage children in reading.

For more information on the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, visit the American Library Association site. 
 
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2014 Medal Winner

The Watermelon Seed

The Watermelon Seed

written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
2014 Honor Books

Ball

Ball

written and illustrated by Mary Sullivan
   

A Big Guy Took My Ball

A Big Guy Took My Ball

written and illustrated by Mo Willems
   

Penny and Her Marble

Penny and Her Marble

written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes

   

P A S T    W I N N E R S

Year Title Author
2014 THE WATERMELON SEED Greg Pizzoli
2013 UP, TALL AND HIGH! Ethan Long
2012 TALES FOR VERY PICKY EATERS Josh Schneider
2011 BINK & GOLLIE Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee
2010 BENNY AND PENNY IN THE BIG NO-NO! Geoffrey Hayes
2009 ARE YOU READY TO PLAY OUTSIDE? Mo Willems
2008 THERE IS A BIRD ON YOUR HEAD! Mo Willems
2007 ZELDA AND IVY; THE RUNAWAYS Laura McGee Kvasnosky
2006 HENRY AND MUDGE AND THE GREAT GRANPAS Cynthia Rylant