2017 Building Block Award Nominees
 Lion Lessons Lion Lessons by Jon Agee  
 Marta! Big and Small Marta! Big and Small by Jen Arena; illustrated by Angela Dominguez
 There's a Giraffe There's a Giraffe in My Soup by Ross Burach
 There's a Bear on My Chair There's a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins 
 Dragon was Terrible Dragon was Terrible by Kelly DiPucchio; illustrated by Greg Pizzoli
Wolfie the Bunny
 Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman; illustrated by Zachariah OHora
Old MacDonald had a Truck
 Old MacDonald had a Truck by Steve Goetz; illustrated by Eda Kanban 
 Frog on a Log? Frog on a Log? by Kes Gray; illustrated by Jim Field 
Still a Gorilla
 Still a Gorilla by Kim Norman; illustrated by Chad Geran 
10 Little Ninjas
 10 Little Ninjas by Miranda Paul; illustrated by Nate Wragg