Bill Martin Jr Award

Established in 1996, this award serves to honor internationally renowned Kansas author Bill Martin, Jr., as well as commend outstanding authors/illustrators. It also promotes in young children an appreciation for literature and encourages involvement in promoting quality picture books.

Kansas Reading Association
2004 Nominees

All Aboard: A True Train Story
by Susan Kuklin

A Dozen Ducklings
Lost and Found
by Harriet Ziefert
Illustrated by Donald Dreifuss

Boxes for Katje
by Candace Fleming
Illustrated by Stacey Dressen-McQueen

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening
by Rosalyn Schanzer

Looking at Liberty
by Harvey Stevenson

My Name is Yoon
by Helen Recorvits
Illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowski

Rub a Dub Sub
by Linda Ashman
Illustrated by Jeff Mack

Snowflake: A Water Cycle Story
by Neil Waldman

Souperchicken
by Mary Jane and Herm Auch

The Kiss That Missed
by David Melling

The Racecar Alphabet
by Brian Floca

The Wright Brothers
by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrated by Henry Cole