Department Files
 

Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award Winners 1998 to Current

 1998-1999 DeGroat, Diane. ROSES ARE PINK, YOUR FEET REALLY STINK.

Honor Book: Johnson, Paul Brett and Celeste Lewis. LOST.

 

 1999-2000 Kellogg, Steven. THE THREE LITTLE PIGS.

Honor Book: Numeroff, Laura. THE CHICKEN SISTERS. Illus. by Sharleen Collicott.

 

2000-2001 Rand, Gloria. A HOME FOR SPOOKY. Illustrated by Ted Rand.

Honor Book: Gorbachev, Valeri. NICKY AND THE BIG BAD WOLVES.

 

2001-2002 Lester, Helen. HOOWAY FOR WODNEY WAT. Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.

  Honor Book: Greene, Carol. WHERE IS THAT CAT? Illustrated by Loretta Krupinski.

 

 2002-2003 Jordan, Deloris and Roslyn M. Jordan. SALT IN HIS SHOES: MICHAEL JORDAN IN PURSUIT OF A DREAM. Illustrated by Kadir A. Nelson.

 Honor Book : Root, Phyllis. KISS THE COW. Illustrated Will Hillenbrand.

 

2003 -2004 Smith, Maggie. DESSER THE BEST EVER CAT.

Honor Book: Lovell, Patty. STAND TALL, MOLLY LOU MELON. Illustrated by David Catrow.

 

2004-2005 Salley, Colleen. EPOSSUMONDAS. Illustrated by Janet Stevens.

 Honor Book: Wheeler, Lisa. SIXTEEN COWS. Illustrated by Kurt Cyrus.

 

2005-2006 Wilcox, Leah. FALLING FOR RAPUNZEL. Illustrated by Lydia Monks.

  Honor Book: Duffield, Katy. FARMER McPEEPERS AND HIS MISSING MILK COWS. Illustrated by Steve Gray.

 

 2006-2007 Bateman, Teresa. APRIL FOOLISHNESS. Illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott.

 Honor Book: Orloff, Karen Kaufman. I WANNA IGUANA. Illustrated by David Catrow.

 

2007-2008 Crimi, Carolyn. HENRY & THE BUCCANEER BUNNIES. Illustrated by John Manders.

  Honor Book: Tavares, Matt. MUDBALL.

 

2008-2009 Beaumont, Karen. MOVE OVER, ROVER! Illustrated by Jane Dyer.

  Honor Book: Knudsen, Michelle. LIBRARY LION. Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes.

 

2009-2010 Cronin, Doreen. DIARY OF A FLY. Illustrated by Harry Bliss.

Honor Book: Rankin, Laura. RUTHIE AND THE (NOT SO) TEENY TINY LIE.

 

2010-2011 Larson, Kirby and Mary Nethery. TWO BOBBIES: A TRUE STORY OF HURRICNA KATRINA, FRIENDSHIP, AND SURVIVAL. Illustrated by Jean Cassels.

Honor Book: Stevens, Janet and Susan Stevens Crummel. HELP ME, MR. MUTT!: EXPERT ANSWERS FOR DOGS WITH PEOPLE PROBLEMS. Illustrated by Janet Stevens.

 

2011-2012 Van Dusen, Chris. THE CIRCUS SHIP.

Honor Book: Long, Loren. OTIS.

 

2012-2013 Birtha, Becky. LUCKY BEANS. Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell.

  Honor Book: Stein, David Ezra. INTERRUPTING CHICKEN.

 

 2013-2014 WIENER WOLF,  Crosby, Jeff.

Honor Book: Stevens, Janet and Susan Stevens Crummel..

 

2014-2015 JANGLES: A BIG FISH STORY, written and illustrated by David Shannon,

                Honor Book: THIS IS NOT MY HAT,  written and illustrated by Jon Klassen