(History of winners since the inception of the Award)

2016-TOO MUCH GLUE
by Jason Lefebvre

2015-SAVING YASHA: THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF AN ADOPTED MOON BEAR
by Lia Kvatum

2014-JANGLES
by David Shannon

2013-KING HUGO’S HUGE EGO
by Chris Van Dusen

2012-WONDER HORSE: THE TRUE STORY OF THE WORLD’S SMARTEST HORSE
by Emily McCully

2011-THE CRAZED CHICKEN PIRATES
by Carolyn Crimi

2010-TWO BOBBIES; A TRUE STORY OF HURRICANE KATRINA,
FRIENDSHIP AND SURVIVAL
by Kirby Larson and Mary Nethery

2009-LIBRARY LION
by Michelle Knudsen

2008-SHEP
by Sneed B. Collard, III

2007-THE GREAT FUZZ FRENZY
by Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Crummel

2006-MY LUCKY DAY
by Keiko Kasza

2005-SEAMAN’S JOURNAL
by Patricia Reeder Eubank

2004-THE THREE LITTLE DINOSAURS
by Jim Harris

2003-IGNIS
by Gina Wilson

2002-ENEMY PIE
by Derek Munson

2001-AKIAK: A TALE FROM THE IDITAROD
by Robert J. Blake

2000-PUNIA AND THE KING OF SHARKS: A HAWAIIAN FOLKTALE
by Lee Wardlaw

1999-BAD CASE OF THE STRIPES
by David Shannon

1998-THE GIRL WHO WANTED TO HUNT
by Emery Bernhard

1997-THREE CHEERS FOR TACKY
by Helen Lester

1996-ZOMO THE RABBIT: A TRICKSTER TALE FROM WEST AFRICA
by Gerald McDermott

1995-COYOTE STEALS THE BLANKET
by Janet Stevens

1994-RAINBOW CROW: A LENAPE TALE
by Nancy VanLaan

1993-HIGH-WIRE HENRY
by Mary Calhoun

1992-COCK-A-DOODLE DUDLEY
by Bill Peet

1991-THE DRAGON NANNY
by C. L. Martin