Book Award Contest Winners

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Story Monsters Approved! Honorees

Making a Difference

  • Dinner on the Doorstep by Elizabeth Cummings, Bronte Goodieson

  • Bubble in Me (Hiccup's Hiccups, #1) by Dr. J. Alvarez

  • Bacon's Big Smooching Adventure by Olivia Johnson

  • Leyni's God Adventure Read, Imagine, Draw by Sandy Hill

  • Thiago the Tiger and the Light Within by Vanessa Caraveo

  • One Too Many by Linda Grace Smith, illustrated by Emmi Ojala

  • The Thumb Book of Kindness by Tevin Hansen

Cultural Diversity

  • My Community by Raven Howell, illustrated by Yeng Yang

  • All Creation Represented: A Child's Guide to the Medicine Wheel by Joyce Perreault, illustrated by Terra Mar

Education/Reference

  • Deputy Paws and the Puppy Mill Cause by Peggy Race, Mike Motz

  • Sammy the Seahorse: Is He A Horse Or Is He A Fish? by Martha Driscoll and Ann Driscoll; illustrated by Susan Andra Lion

  • Sixty-Minute Shakespeare Series adapted by Cass Foster

  • Annabelle & Aiden: Worlds Within Us by Joseph Raphael Becker

  • When I Grow Up by Rick Grant, Anabel Alfonso

Family Matters

  • Dinner on the Doorstep by Elizabeth Cummings, Bronte Goodieson

  • Too Many Kisses by Nancy Duarte, illustrated by Harriet Rodis

  • I Was Born Precious and Sacred by Debora Abood                            

  • I Know I Am Precious and Sacred by Debora Abood

Green Living/Environmental Issues

  • Sammy the Seahorse: Is He A Horse Or Is He A Fish? by Martha Driscoll and Ann Driscoll; illustrated by Susan Andra Lion

  • The Engirlneers Protect the Ground Water by Shannon DeVivo and Heather DeVivo-Winz

  • Ricky and the Grim Wrapper by Allen L. Pier, James Koenig

  • The Jaguar's Story by Kosa Ely, Radhe Gendron

Health & Medicine

  • The Kool Kids & the Land of the Giants Book Volume 1 by James Tate and Jay Reed

  • Froga Yoga at the Pond by Hannah Rose Roswell, Roz Gatts

  • Molly, the Dog with Diabetes by Kevin Coolidge, Stephanie Webb

School Life

  • Odonata: The Flying Jewel of Maiden Grass Pond by Barbara Gervais Ciancimino

  • Henry and His Manners by Tracy Schlepphorst, Charlie Martin

  • Dear Master Dragon Kindle Edition by Alva Sachs; illustrated by Patricia Krebs

  • Thiago the Tiger and the Light Within by Vanessa Caraveo

  • The Adventures of Keeno & Ernest: The Banana Tree by Maggie van Galen, Joanna Lundeen

    Gallant

  • Eyelash Wishes by Bethany Cooke                           

  • There's A Norseman In The Classroom! by Grayson Smith, illustrated by Timothy Banks

Spirituality/Religion

  • The Kool Kids & the Land of the Giants Book Volume 1 by James Tate and Jay Reed

  • Eden and Her Joy by Tracy Schlepphorst, Charlie Martin

  • LuLu Faces Fear by Gail Trauco, Mahfuja Selim

  • LuLu's Denial by Gail Trauco, Mahfuja Selim

  • Heaven, Just Believe Read, Imagine, Draw by Sandy Hill

Young Author (Ages 17 and under) – Fiction

Young Author (Ages 17 and under) – Non-Fiction

Board books (Birth-age 3)

Picture books (Ages 3–8) – Fiction

  • Piccadilly and the Jolly Raindrops by Lisa Anne Novelline, Nicola Hwang

  • Gillie Can Share by Sarah-Leigh Wills Pukey Poetry: Tale Ticklers by Mz Millipede by Dorianne Allister Winkler

  • The Big Bad WHAAAAT???? by Eileen R. Malora

  • Odonata: The Flying Jewel of Maiden Grass Pond by Barbara Gervais Ciancimino

  • Eden and Her Happy by Tracy Schlepphorst

  • Oogie's Rainy Day Adventure by Michael Weinbergrer, Steve Bonham

  • Greenbeard the Pirate Pig by A.T. Balsara

  • Tummy Turner by Kimberly Puckett, Izabela Ciesinska

  • Growing Up Tobey: The First Year by Caroline Barthen, Blueberry Illustrations

  • Dear Master Dragon Kindle Edition by Alva Sachs; illustrated by Patricia Krebs

  • The Fly with One Eye by R.M. Halterman

  • The Adventures of Keeno & Ernest: The Banana Tree by Maggie van Galen, Joanna Lundeen

    Gallant

  • Unwind. Up, Up, and Away! by Christopher Gates, Javier Ratti

  • Monsters First Day at School by Karen Bell-Brege, Darrin Brege

  • The Jaguar's Story by Kosa Ely, Radhe Gendron

  • Kamyla Chung and the Classroom Bully by Ellwyn Autumn, illustrated by Danh Tran

  • Tex the Explorer: Journey to Mars by Ellie Smith, illustrated by Eyen Johnson        

  • Eyelash Wishes by Bethany Cooke                           

  • Cassie Pup Takes the Cake?? by Sheri Poe-Pape, illustrated by Sudipta Dasgupta 

  • Uncle Alan's Stinky Leg by Jennifer Somervell, illustrated by Margery Fern             

  • The Bridge Monster by Michael J. DiPinto, illustrated by Sue Lynn Cotton

  • The Adventures of Connor the Courageous Cutter: Mystery of the Baffling Blackout by Scott McBride & Rod Thompson, illustrated by Brian Martin

Picture books (Ages 3–8) – Non-Fiction

  • The Bat Book by Conrad J. Storad; illustrated by Nate Jensen and Tristan Jensen

  • Ollie the Autism-Support Collie (Therapy Dogs) (Volume 2) by Billie Holladay Skelley; illustrated by James Paul Skelley

Early Readers (Ages 5–9) – Fiction

  • Ricky and the Grim Wrapper by Allen L. Pier, James Koenig

  • Flight of the Mite by Grayson Smith, illustrated by Alana Kyle

Early Readers (Ages 5–9) – Non-Fiction

First Chapter Books (Ages 6–10) – Fiction

  • Charlie Sparrow and the Secret of Flight by D.F. Anderson, Daniel McCloskey

  • Charlie Sparrow and the Book of Flight by D.F. Anderson, Daniel McCloskey

  • Lindie Lou Adventure Series, Book 1: Flying High, Flying on an airplane for the very first time by Jeanne Bender; illustrated by Kate Willows

  • Lindie Lou Adventure Series, Book 2: Up in Space: An Adventure at the Space Needle by Jeanne Bender; illustrated by Kate Willows

  • Lindie Lou Adventure Series, Book 3: Harvest Time, a Celebration on an Organic Farm by Jeanne Bender; illustrated by Kate Willows

  • The Silly Adventures of Petunia and Herman the Worm by Sam Baker and Sally Baker, illustrated by Ann Hess

First Chapter Books (Ages 6–10) – Non-Fiction

Middle-Grade Books (Ages 8–12) – Fiction

  • Stormy Summers Fifth Grade Detective: Museum Mayhem by Erin Danko, Clarizza Tumpap

  • The Final Rue of Naveena Bleu: One Girl's Quest for Guts and Glory by Pamela Hartley

  • Dilby R. Dixon's the Dilbonary by Tony J. Perri

  • The Amber Giant by Giulietta M. Spudich

  • Dilby R. Dixon's The Time Dreamer by Tony J. Perri

Middle-Grade Books (Ages 8–12) – Non-Fiction

Tween Novels (Ages 10-14)

  • The Maker by D.F. Anderson

  • The Haunting at Ice Pine Peak by Wendelin Gray

  • Finding Tate by Ann Anthony

Young adult (YA) novels (Ages 13 and up)

  • The Uncontrolled by Zachary Astrowsky

Tween/YA Non-Fiction

First-Time Author (all ages)

  • Ricky and the Grim Wrapper by Allen L. Pier, James Koenig

  • The World's First Tooth Fairy...Ever by Zane Carson Carruth

  • The Big Bad WHAAAAT???? by Eileen R. Malora

  • Bacon's Big Smooching Adventure by Olivia Johnson

  • Dilby R. Dixon's the Dilbonary by Tony J. Perri

  • Creativity: Finding your Art by Christian Gomez, illustrated by Adua Hernandez   

  • Pearl and the Golden Comb by Greta Cleary, illustrated by Laura Cleary   

  • Bye Bye Plane by Bethany Cooke                              

  • Eyelash Wishes by Bethany Cooke           


PrE-K-Kindergarten

  • 5 Owls, A Howl, And a Huh? by Zuza

  • After Potty Training Comes Private Training With Private Duke & Daisy Wears by Linda Fratantoni and illustrated by Cynthia Oswald

  • Andi's Perfect Toy by Rae Abshire and illustrated by Kelsey Wilson

  • Are You Eating My Lunch?/Manges Tu Mon Lunch? by Dr. Nicole and illustrated by Mylene Villeneauve

  • Bubble Boy by Victoria Hinds

  • Bucket Filling from A to Z by Carol McCloud and Caryn Butzke and illustrated by Glenn Zimmer

  • Count with ME! by Felix Mak

  • Cowboy Tad the Triangle Man by Sherry Galloway Willis

  • Dee and Deb Off They Go: Kindergarten First Day Jitters by Donna M. McDine and illustrated by Jack Foster

  • Escape into the Mall by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Explorations of Commander Josh - Book One: In Space by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Explorations of Commander Josh - Book Two: In Tahiti by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Going to the Park by Elizabeth Gorcey and Illustrated by Kajiah Jacobs

  • GQ GQ. Where Are You? Adventures of a Gambel's Quail by Sharon I. Ritt and illustrated by Nadia Komorova

  • Grammy Do… by Sandy Richards and illustrated by Lori Hohmann

  • Grammy Likes Me Best by Bonnie Apperson Jacobs and Terri Mainwaring and illustrated by Adam Turner

  • Handy So Dandy by Victoria Hinds

  • Higgledy Piggledy by B. Seymour Rabinovitch with Rebecca S. Treger and illustrated by Mari Gayatri Stein

  • If Chocolate Were Purple by Jen Barton and illustrated by Yoko Matsuoka

  • Josie the Great by Pam Saxelby and illustrated by Anne Saxelby

  • Lonnie the Loon Flies South for the Winter by Barbara Renner and illustrated by Davina Kinney

  • Lonnie the Loon Learns to Call by Barbara Renner and illustrated by Davina Kinney

  • Mambo's Tail by Jodie Boulet-Daughters and illustrated by Jo Boulet

  • Max and Bear by Pam Saxelby and illustrated by Stephen Adams

  • Mr. Sticks' Drum Set by R.E. Chiles II

  • My First Day of School by Kristen Weber

  • Nola the Nurse Remembers Hurricane Katrina by Dr. Scharmaine L. Baker, NP

  • Red Goes to Kindergarten by Laura W. Eckroat

  • Sadie The Kitchen Dog by Chuck Engel and illustrated by Murray Robertson

  • Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl by Linda Greiner

  • Sashi the Scared Little Sheltie by Linda Greiner and illustrated by Morgan Spicer

  • Sir Walter Farluba by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Snooze by Brandi Russell

  • Strike at Charles' Farm/Grève à la Ferme de Charles by Dr. Nicole and illustrated by Mylene Villeneauve

  • Super Jack by Julie Rausenberger and illustrated by Gaston Hauviller

  • The Do's and Don'ts by Hayley Rose and illustrated by Mark Sean Wilson

  • The Great Maritini by Jedlie and illustrated by Tiffany Doherty

  • The Rainbow Dragon by Jeff Hopp

  • The Sun and the Moon by Joe Chiovaro and illustrated by Nate P. Jensen

  • They Call Him Grumpa by Bonnie Apperson Jacobs and Terri Mainwaring and illustrated by Adam Turner

  • Zar and the Broken Spaceship by Dinosaur O'Dell and illustrated by Santiago Germano

Grades 1-3

  • A Little Girl's Wish by Laura Angelina

  • A Squirrel's Story—A True Tale by Jana Bommersbach and illustrated by Jeff Yesh

  • A Very Greedy Tale by Jennifer Somervell

  • Apollo the Misguided Missile by G.W. Wilkins and illustrated by Michelle Rick Williams

  • Are There Dinosaurs in Space? by Kristin Maggio & Sally Baldwin

  • Asthma is Not Stopping Me, Featuring Fabulous Me, Piper Lee! by Tolya L. Thompson and illustrated by Terence Gaylor

  • Bill and the Little Red Plane by Jonathan Walker and illustrated by Rosaria Costa

  • Bobbi Finds a Forever Home by Diana L. Likely

  • Bubblegum Princess by Julie Gribble and illustrated by Lori Hanson

  • Bucket Filling from A to Z by Carol McCloud and Caryn Butzke and illustrated by Glenn Zimmer

  • Bug Off Big Bully by Shawnie Clark and illustrated by Amy Koch Johnson

  • Bully Bean by Tom Weck and Peter Weck and illustrated by Len DiSalvo

  • Bumpa and The Piggies: The Neighbors Next Door by Mike DeWald and illustrated by Rosemary Gillen

  • Buttermilk by Fat Hendrick and illustrated by Jamil Adler

  • Cheery: The True Adventures of a Chiricahua Leopard Frog by Dr. Elizabeth W. Davidson and illustrated by Michael Hagelberg

  • Chick Heather's New Neighborhood: New Friends by Sandy Hill

  • Chick Heather's New Neighborhood: Read, Imagine, Draw by Sandy Hill

  • Chuck's Journey Home by Anne E. Soares

  • Clara Meets Mr. Twiddles: The Magical Adventures of Clara the Cleaning Lady by Lynnette A. Murray-Gibson and illustrated by Nancy Scheibe

  • Dani and the Haunted House: A Dani P. Mystery by Kristen Lamb

  • Dizzy the Stowaway Elf by Dorothea Jensen and illustrated by Andrea Agostini

  • Don't Play With Your Food: Fu-Fu's Bistro by Giddy Gragert and illustrated by Christina Mattison Ebert

  • Emma's Dilemma by Molly McCluskey-Shipman and illustrated by Valerie Bouthyette

  • Escape into the Mall by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Explorations of Commander Josh - Book One: In Space by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Explorations of Commander Josh - Book Two: In Tahiti by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Fabulous Me, Piper Lee and the Peanut Butter Itch by Tolya L. Thompson and illustrated by Terence Gaylor

  • Gollywood, Here I Come! by Terry John Barto and illustrated by Mattia Cerato

  • Grammy Do… by Sandy Richards and illustrated by Lori Hohmann

  • Grateful for You, Good Night! by Sherry L. Hoffman and illustrated by Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill

  • Heaven Just Believe by Sandy Hill

  • Hi My Name is Hanna and I'm Adopted by Angie Barton

  • Higgledy Piggledy by B. Seymour Rabinovitch with Rebecca S. Treger and illustrated by Mari Gayatri Stein

  • I Just Am: A Story of Down Syndrome Awareness and Tolerance by Bryan and Tom Lambke

  • Journey to Appleville by Veronica Appleton and illustrated by Lisa Pangborn

  • Leyni's God Adventure by Sandy Hill

  • Little Peach Pit by Grace Nava

  • Magelica's Voyage by Louise Courey Nadeau and illustrated by Nathan Heinze

  • Magelica's Voyage to the Land of Fairies by Louise Courey Nadeau and illustrated by Nathan Heinze

  • Magelica's Voyage: The Rescue by Louise Courey Nadeau and illustrated by Nathan Heinze

  • Mambo's Tail by Jodie Boulet-Daughters and illustrated by Jo Boulet

  • Mark My Footsteps: The Good King at Christmas by Frederick L. Schuszler and illustrated by Gaye Frances Willard

  • Monster Kisses by Kyle Morey and Illustrated by Dwayne Bruce

  • My Bonus Mom: Taking the Step out of Stepmom by Tami Butcher and illustrated by Feras Nouf

  • Nickerbacher: The Funniest Dragon by Terry John Barto and illustrated by Kim Sponaugle

  • No Cell Phone Day by Delfeayo Marsalis and illustrated by Reginald William Butler

  • Nosey's Wild Ride on the Belle of Louisville by Martha Driscoll (Karen Stuth) and illustrated by Susan Andra Lion

  • Not a Nugget by Stephanie Dreyer and illustrated by Jack Veda

  • Ollie the Collie Takes a Ride on the Trolley by Sharron Hopcus

  • Pancakes with Papa: Five Ways to Remember by Dena Albergo Jayson and illustrated by Rainer M. Osinger

  • Parents for Sale by Dr. Nicole Audet

  • Play Ball, Have Fun by Sandy Hill and illustrated by Charity Russell

  • Play Ball, Have Fun: Read, Imagine, Draw by Sandy Hill

  • Poppie the One-Eyed Pug by Sharron Hopcus

  • Posie Pixie and the Pancakes by Sarah Hill and illustrated by Sarah Mauchline

  • Posie Pixie and the Snowstorm by Sarah Hill and illustrated by Sarah Mauchline

  • Priceless Penny by Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf and illustrated by James Sell

  • Rattlesnake Rules by Conrad J. Storad and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Rosie Ravioli's Cape May Adventure by Mary Ann Castagnetta and illustrated by Marco Lara

  • Sadie The Kitchen Dog by Chuck Engel and illustrated by Murray Robertson

  • Sashi Adopts a Brother by Linda Greiner and illustrated by Morgan Spicer

  • Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl by Linda Greiner and illustrated by Morgan Spicer

  • Sashi the Scared Little Sheltie by Linda Greiner and illustrated by Morgan Spicer

  • Simon & Company: Flea Market Mice by Mary H. Wright and Deborah K. Frontiera and illustrated by Korey Scott

  • Sir Walter Farluba by Donna LeBlanc and illustrated by Anton Servetnik

  • Sleep Sweet by Julianne DiBlasi Black

  • Swiss Cheese Adventures by Darleen Wohlfeil

  • That Curious Sign on Aisle Nine by Kyle Morey with Laren Bright and illustrated by Dwayne Bruce

  • The Adventures of Gum: Bummer Summer by Julie Brothers

  • The Amazing Adventures of My Dad by Graham Burket and illustrated by Zach Stoppel

  • The Cave Monster by Tom Weck and Peter Weck and illustrated by Len DiSalvo

  • The Flightless Adventures of Princess and Pearl by Michelle Seelye Drucker and illustrated by Caroline O'Neal

  • The Little Firefly by Sheri Fink and illustrated by Mary Erikson Washam

  • The Measly Virus by Emma Vincent and illustrated by Laura Watson

  • The Moon Saw It All by Nancy L. Young and illustrated by Nadia Komorova

  • The Mystery of the Magical Bwa Bwa Fruit by Zuza

  • The New Old Truck by Jennifer Somervell

  • The Secret Drawer by Nancy Gee and illustrated by Raye Ann Saunoris

  • The Secret Path by Nancy Gee and illustrated by Kathleen Newman

  • The Totally Ninja Raccoons Meet Bigfoot by Kevin Coolidge

  • There's a Pig in My Pantry by Donna C. McClanahan and illustrated by Dee Deloy

  • Tic Talk: Living with Tourette Syndrome, A 9-Year-Old Boy’s Story in His Own Words by Dylan Peters and illustrated by Zachary Wendland

  • Too Quiet, Too Noisy by Bonnie Ferrante

  • Tyler the Fish and Marty the Sturgeon by Meaghan Fisher and illustrated by Sandra Burns

  • When a Child Cries by Cassie Lee

  • Where is Chick-a-Bock 3? by Jennifer Cognetta Brisson and illustrated by Rosemarie Gillen

  • Wholesome! by Grace Nava and illustrated by Kubra Aslan

  • Xalien the Purple Alien by Michelle Path and illustrated by Charlotte Roberts

Grades 4-6

  • A Sandy Grave by Donna M. McDine and illustrated by Julie Hammond

  • A to Z Character Education for the Classroom by Sherry L. Hoffman and illustrated by Jacqueline L. Challis Hill

  • A Very Greedy Tale by Jennifer Somervell

  • A Very Squeaky Mystery by Laura Angelina & Randy Williamson

  • A Whirlwind of Discovery by Darleen Wohlfeil

  • Addie Slaughter: The Girl Who Met Geronimo by Susan L. Krueger, Ed.D. with Reba Wells Grandrud, Ph.D.

  • Arizona Way Out West & Wacky: Awesome Activities, Humorous History and Fun Facts! by Conrad J. Storad and Lynda Exley and illustrated by Michael Hagelberg

  • Arizona Way Out West & Witty: Awesome Activities, Humorous History, and Fun Facts! (Library Edition) by Conrad J. Storad and Lynda Exley and illustrated by Michael Hagelberg

  • Be the Best Version of You: A Teacher's Poem to Her Students by Sherry L. Hoffman

  • Ben the Dragonborn by Dianne Astle

  • Bianca: The Brave Frail and Delicate Princess by Meg Welch Dendler

  • Bullies: Playground Push-Around (book & app) by April Sopczak and illustrated by Jason Lester

  • Burton and the Christmas Tree by V.A. Boeholt and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Burton Helps Dixie Duck by V.A. Boeholt and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Burton the Kind Scarecrow by V.A. Boeholt and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Burton's Friendship Garden by V.A. Boeholt and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Burton's Harvest Party by V.A. Boeholt and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Green is Good by Elizabeth Gorcey and illustrated by Kajiah Jacobs

  • Hockey Agony by Donna M. McDine and illustrated by Julie Hammond

  • Hope Girl by Wendy Dunham

  • Horrifa's Magic Makeover: "Witch" Way to the Ball? by Susan L. Krueger

  • It's all Silly....Says Tilly by Sharmaine Bernard

  • Jet Lee Dragon Warrior by Pamela K. Witte and illustrated by Laurie Tisdale

  • Luella Agnes Owen: Going Where No Lady Had Gone Before by Billie Holladay Skelley and illustrated by Rachel Bowman

  • Milo & Ze by Mark Watson and illustrated by Pablo Michau

  • My Dog Holly by Kristin Maggio & S.B. Maggio

  • My Name is River by Wendy Dunham

  • Nosey's Wild Ride on the Belle of Louisville by Martha Driscoll and illustrated by Susan Andra Lion

  • Powder Monkey by Donna M. McDine and illustrated by K.C. Snider

  • Queen Vernita Journeys on an Old-Fashioned Paddleboat by Dr. Dawn Menge and illustrated by Pamela Snyder

  • Strangers: The Ku Kidnapping (book & app) by April Sopczak & Joe Lorenzo and illustrated by Jeremy Selzer

  • Tales for Your Monkey's Mind by Steve Michael Reedy

  • The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through Shenandoah National Park by Jeff Alt and illustrated by Hannah Tuohy

  • The Adventures of Bubba Jones: Time Traveling Through the Great Smoky Mountains by Jeff Alt and illustrated by Hannah Tuohy

  • The Adventures of Gum: Bummer Summer by Julie Brothers

  • The Crystal Chronicles by Alessia Dickson

  • The Defense of Kenilworth Avenue by Kathleen Cook

  • The Dream Doctor by Kathryn Andries and illustrated by Kathleen Beening

  • The Dream Walker: Land of Mystica Series, Volume 1 by Michelle Murray

  • The Hellandback Kids: Be Careful What You Wish For by L.L. Helland

  • The Key: A Taylor & Alan Adventure by Jackie Mae and Alison Taylor and illustrated by James Khoui

  • The Longest Halloween by Frank Wood

  • The Red Sun: Legends of Orkney by Alane Adams

  • The Shark in the Park by Mark Watson and illustrated by Pablo Michau

  • Vacation Hiro by Meg Welch Dendler

  • When a Child Cries by Cassie Lee

  • Why Kimba Saved the World by Meg Welch Dendler

Not Categorized

  • Arizona Agriculture: Bee's Amazing Adventure by Bonnie Apperson Jacobs and Terri Mainwaring, in cooperation with The University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cooperative Extension and Maricopa County Farm Bureau and illustrated by Nadia Komorova

  • Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert by Carole Hageman and illustrated by Nathaniel P. Jensen

  • Gator, Gator, Second Grader (Classroom Pet ... Or Not?) by Conrad J. Storad and illustrated by Alex Lopez

  • I Do Not Want This on My Plate by Jennifer Bisignano

  • Queen Vernita Explores the Oceaneer's Coastline by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita Meets Sir HealthyBean by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita Visits Baja Quail by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita Visits Gator Country by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita Visits the Blue Ice Mountains by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita Visits the Islands of Enchantment by Dawn Menge

  • Queen Vernita's Visitors by Dawn Menge

  • Santa Claus Was Once a Kid Too by Philip H. Scharper and illustrated by Tara J. Hannon

  • The Forgotten Princess by F.H. Mickel and illustrated by Nicole Guido