2017-2018 Show Me Reader Nominees
Day the Crayons Came Home
The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Fur, Fins, and Feathers
Fur, Fins, and Feathers: Abraham Dee Bartlett and the Invention of the Modern Zoo by Cassandre Maxwell;  illustrated by Cassandre Maxwell 
I'm Trying to Love Spiders
 I'm Trying to Love Spiders written and illustrated by Bethany Barton 
If you ever want to bring an alligator
 If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! written and illustrated by Elise Parsley
Ketzel the Cat who Composed
 Ketzel the Cat who Composed by Leslea Newman; illustrated by Amy June Bates 
Marilyn's Monster
 Marilyn's Monster by Michelle Knudson; illustrated by matt Phelan 
Mother Bruce
 Mother Bruce written and illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins
Queen of the Diamond
 Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzy Murphy Story written and illustrated by  Emily Arnold McCully
Trombone Shorty
 Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews; illustrated by Byran Collier 
 Winnie by Sally M. Walker; illustrated by Jonathan D. Voss