Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award

Given by Arkansas Literacy Association

327 Works 174,796 Livros 10,506 Críticas 4.2
The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), the Arkansas State Library, and the Arkansas Literacy Association are pleased to announce the annual selection process for the Arkansas Diamond Primary mostrar mais Book Award.

Titles are selected by the reading committee per established guidelines. Anyone interested in serving on the reading committee can contact Ruth Hyatt at for more information.

The Arkansas Diamond Award winner is selected by an annual vote. Children in Grades K-3 must have read at least three of the titles from the annual reading list and may vote for one title. Student voting takes place in May each year.


The Diamond Primary Book Award winner is selected in May by students in kindergarten, first, second, and third grades. Cassandra Barnett of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will send out ballot collection forms to all schools in early May. The voting window will last one week. If you need to be added to her distribution list, please email Cassandra at
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Todos, Winner (25), Honor (25), Third Place (5), Nominee (293)
Todos, 2024 (12), 2023 (10), 2022 (10), 2021 (11), 2020 (13), 2019 (16), 2018 (13), 2017 (14), 2016 (11), 2015 (13), 2014 (13), 2013 (12), 2012 (14), 2011 (12), 2010 (11), 2009 (14), 2008 (10), 2007 (13), 2006 (12), 2005 (11), 2004 (10), 2003 (12), 2002 (11), 2001 (16), 2000 (15), 1999 (18)

Winner 25

Honor 25

Third Place 5

Nominee 293

Time for Bed, Old House por Janet Costa Bates2024
Survivor Tree por Marcie Colleen2024
I Can Help por Reem Faruqi2024
Don't Hug Doug (He Doesn't Like It) por Carrie Finison2024
Poultrygeist por Eric Geron2024
Change Sings: A Children's Anthem por Amanda Gorman2024
Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) por Ryan T. Higgins2024
When Langston Dances por Kaija Langley2024
Outside, Inside por LeUyen Pham2024
Except Antarctica por Todd Sturgell2024
Mel Fell por Corey R. Tabor2024
All We Need por Kathy Wolff2024
The Couch Potato (The Food Group) por Jory John2023
All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything por Annette Bay Pimentel2023
Kaia and the Bees por Maribeth Boelts2023
Lizzie Demands a Seat!: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights por Beth Anderson2023
On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson por Jennifer Berne2023
Overground Railroad por Lesa Cline-Ransome2023
Swashby and the Sea por Beth Ferry2023
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read por Rita Lorraine Hubbard2023
Sticks and Stones por Patricia Polacco2023
A New Green Day por Antoinette Portis2023
The Very Impatient Caterpillar por Ross Burach2022
The Great Indoors por Julie Falatko2022
A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon por Suzanne Slade2022
A Friend for Henry por Jenn Bailey2022
Fearless Mary: Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver por Tami Charles2022
Going Down Home with Daddy por Kelly Starling Lyons2022
A Scarf for Keiko por Ann Malaspina2022
Anya's Secret Society por Yevgenia Nayberg2022
Gittel's Journey: An Ellis Island Story por Lesléa Newman2022
My Papi Has a Motorcycle por Isabel Quintero2022
There's a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor por Wade Bradford2021
Doll-E 1.0 por Shanda McCloskey2021
The Rough Patch por Brian Lies2021
The United States v. Jackie Robinson por Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen2021
The Hugely-Wugely Spider por Ethan T. Berlin2021
Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker's Story por Joseph Bruchac2021
Sisters and Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams por Howard Bryant2021
Giraffe Problems por Jory John2021
Goldfish on Vacation por Sally Lloyd-Jones2021
Wordy Birdy por Tammi Sauer2021
Dear Substitute por Liz Garton Scanlon2021
Creepy Pair of Underwear! por Aaron Reynolds2020
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors por Drew Daywalt2020
Please Please the Bees por Gerald Kelley2020
Where's Rodney? por Carmen Bogan2020
Dad and the Dinosaur por Gennifer Choldenko2020
Before She Was Harriet por Lesa Cline-Ransome2020
There Might Be Lobsters por Carolyn Crimi2020
Great, Now We've Got Barbarians! por Jason Carter Eaton2020
The Boy and the Whale por Mordicai Gerstein2020
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire por Amy Guglielmo2020
My Awesome Summer by P. Mantis por Paul Meisel2020
Remembering Vera por Patricia Polacco2020
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) por Dan Santat2020
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog por Lisa Papp2019
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions por Chris Barton2019
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville por Pat Zietlow Miller2019
Bloom por Doreen Cronin2019
A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love por Michelle Edwards2019
Steamboat School por Deborah Hopkinson2019
Flying Frogs and Walking Fish: Leaping Lemurs, Tumbling Toads, Jet-Propelled Jellyfish, and More Surprising Ways That Animals Move por Steve Jenkins2019
Antsy Ansel : Ansel Adams, a Life in Nature por Cindy Jenson-Elliott2019
More-igami por Dori Kleber2019
The Bell in the Bridge por Ted Kooser2019
Clara: The (Mostly) True Story of the Rhinoceros Who Dazzled Kings, Inspired Artists, and Won the Hearts of Everyone . . . While She Ate Her Way Up and Down a Continent! por Emily Arnold McCully2019
The Mermaid's Purse por Patricia Polacco2019
Sound of All Things, The por Myron Uhlberg2019
The Water Princess por Susan Verde2019
The Kid from Diamond Street: The Extraordinary Story of Baseball Legend Edith Houghton por Audrey Vernick2019
A Piece of Home por Jeri Watts2019
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich por Julia Sarcone-Roach2018
Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook por Anne Vittur Kennedy2018
Trombone Shorty por Troy Andrews2018
Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box por Michael S. Bandy2018
Freedom's School por Lesa Cline-Ransome2018
Rufus Goes to Sea por Kim T. Griswell2018
I Will Never Get a Star on Mrs. Benson's Blackboard por Jennifer K. Mann2018
Toad Weather por Sandra Markle2018
Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story por Emily Arnold McCully2018
Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens por Nina Nolan2018
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia por Miranda Paul2018
Oskar and the Eight Blessings por Tanya Simon2018
Mama Seeton's Whistle por Jerry Spinelli2018
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla por Katherine Applegate2017
My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) por Peter Brown2017
My Grandfather's Coat por Jim Aylesworth2017
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas por Lynne Cox2017
Where's Mommy? por Beverly Donofrio2017
Catch That Cookie! por Hallie Durand2017
Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch por Anne Isaacs2017
Sequoia por Tony Johnston2017
Beauty and the Beast por H. Chuku Lee2017
Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale por Sally Lloyd-Jones2017
I Wanna Go Home por Karen Kaufman Orloff2017
Fiona's Lace por Patricia Polacco2017
Blizzard por John Rocco2017
Albie's First Word: A Tale Inspired by Albert Einstein's Childhood por Jacqueline Tourville2017
The Day the Crayons Quit por Drew Daywalt2016
The Very Inappropriate Word por Jim Tobin2016
The Fort That Jack Built por Boni Ashburn2016
No Pirates Allowed Said Library Lou por Rhonda Gowler Greene2016
Lottie Paris and the Best Place por Angela Johnson2016
My Lucky Birthday por Keiko Kasza2016
Otis and the Puppy por Loren Long2016
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children por Jan Pinborough2016
The Blessing Cup por Patricia Polacco2016
The Favorite Daughter por Allen Say2016
Becoming Babe Ruth por Matt Tavares2016
Extra Yarn por Mac Barnett2015
One Cool Friend por Toni Buzzeo2015
Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed America's Game por Chris Crowe2015
Lost and Found por Bill Harley2015
A Boy Called Dickens por Deborah Hopkinson2015
Tea Cakes for Tosh por Kelly Starling Lyons2015
The Art of Miss Chew por Patricia Polacco2015
Helen's Big World: The Life of Helen Keller por Doreen Rappaport2015
There Goes Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived por Matt Tavares2015
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs por Mo Willems2015
Each Kindness por Jacqueline Woodson2015
The Day Dirk Yeller Came to Town por Mary Casanova2014
The Lost and Found Pony por Tracy Dockray2014
The Quite Contrary Man: A True American Tale por Patricia Rusch Hyatt2014
Waddles por David McPhail2014
Hatch! por Roxie Munro2014
Bun Bun Button por Patricia Polacco2014
Belle, The Last Mule at Gee's Bend: A Civil Rights Story por Calvin Alexander Ramsey2014
Blackout por John Rocco2014
The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree por David Rubel2014
The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood por Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve2014
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade por Melissa Sweet2014
The Hallelujah Flight por Phil Bildner2013
The 3 Little Dassies por Jan Brett2013
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave por Laban Carrick Hill2013
Stand Straight, Ella Kate por Kate Klise2013
Polar Bears por Mark Newman2013
I Wanna New Room por Karen Kaufman Orloff2013
Back of the Bus por Aaron Reynolds2013
Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation por Pat Sherman2013
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen por Renée Watson2013
Pecan Pie Baby por Jacqueline Woodson2013
The Mitten por Jim Aylesworth2012
Strega Nona’s Harvest por Tomie dePaola2012
Chicken Little por Rebecca Emberley2012
Yonderfel's Castle: A Medieval Fable por Jean Gralley2012
Tsunami! por Kimiko Kajikawa2012
Chicken Soup por Jean Van Leeuwen2012
Crow Call por Lois Lowry2012
Lousy Rotten Stinkin' Grapes por Margie Palatini2012
Eleanor, Quiet No More por Doreen Rappaport2012
Silly Tilly por Eileen Spinelli2012
Duck and Cover por Jackie Urbanovic2012
My Name Is Sangoel por Karen Lynn Williams2012
Frogs por Nic Bishop2011
Thump, Quack, Moo: A Whacky Adventure por Doreen Cronin2011
The Wolves Are Back por Jean Craighead George2011
That Book Woman por Heather Henson2011
Spuds por Karen Hesse2011
Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek: A Tall, Thin Tale (Introducing His Forgotten Frontier Friend) por Deborah Hopkinson2011
How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly? por Robin Page2011
Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar por Janet Pedersen2011
Trout Are Made of Trees por April Pulley Sayre2011
Duck Soup por Jackie Urbanovic2011
The Three Snow Bears por Jan Brett2010
The Pink Refrigerator por Tim Egan2010
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County por Janice N. Harrington2010
Papa and the Pioneer Quilt por Jean Van Leeuwen2010
Henry's Freedom Box por Ellen Levine2010
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? por Margaret McNamara2010
The Orange Shoes por Trinka Hakes Noble2010
Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed por David M. Schwartz2010
Hair for Mama por Kelly Tinkham2010
Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin por Gene Barretta2009
My Mom's Wedding por Eve Bunting2009
Pop's Bridge por Eve Bunting2009
One Potato, Two Potato por Cynthia DeFelice2009
Lilly's Big Day por Kevin Henkes2009
Sky Boys por Deborah Hopkinson2009
Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor por Emily Arnold McCully2009
Watermelon Wishes por Lisa Moser2009
Night Boat to Freedom por Margot Theis Raven2009
George Crum and the Saratoga Chip por Gaylia Taylor2009
Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom por Tim Tingle2009
Brothers por Yin2009
Grandmama's Pride por Becky Birtha2008
Because Your Daddy Loves You por Andrew Clements2008
Diary of a Spider por Doreen Cronin2008
Saving Strawberry Farm por Deborah Hopkinson2008
Nora's Ark por Natalie Kinsey-Warnock2008
Searching for Oliver K. Woodman por Darcy Pattison2008
The Patchwork Path: A Quilt Map to Freedom por Bettye Stroud2008
Dad, Jackie, and Me por Myron Uhlberg2008
Pinduli por Janell Cannon2007
Jump!: From the Life of Michael Jordan por Floyd Cooper2007
Duck for President por Doreen Cronin2007
The Big Trip por Valeri Gorbachev2007
Photographer Mole por Dennis Haseley2007
Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) across the Plains por Deborah Hopkinson2007
A Packet of Seeds por Deborah Hopkinson2007
Blueberries for the Queen por Katherine Paterson2007
John Philip Duck por Patricia Polacco2007
Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail por Coleen Salley2007
Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog por Pamela S. Turner2007
The Best Kind of Gift por Kathi Appelt2006
No Place for a Pig por Suzanne Bloom2006
Mr. Basset Plays por Dominic Catalano2006
Diary of a Worm por Doreen Cronin2006
Boxes for Katje por Candace Fleming2006
Mystic Horse por Paul Goble2006
Sherman Crunchley por Laura Numeroff2006
The Journey of Oliver K. Woodman por Darcy Pattison2006
Punctuation Takes a Vacation por Robin Pulver2006
Old Cricket por Lisa Wheeler2006
The Princess and the Pizza por Mary Jane Auch2005
Goose's Story por Cari Best2005
Daisy Comes Home por Jan Brett2005
The Littlest Wolf por Larry Dane Brimner2005
I.Q. Goes to School por Mary Ann Fraser2005
The Teddy Bear por David McPhail2005
Bob por Tracey Campbell Pearson2005
Wanda's Monster por Eileen Spinelli2005
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School por Mark Teague2005
Emily's art por Peter Catalanotto2004
The Name Jar por Yangsook Choi2004
A Fine, Fine School por Sharon Creech2004
Miss Renee's Mice por Elizabeth Stokes Hoffman2004
The Mightiest por Keiko Kasza2004
Goin' Someplace Special por Patricia C. Mckissack2004
The Stray Dog por Marc Simont2004
Sophie's Masterpiece: A Spider's Tale por Eileen Spinelli2004
Dancing in the Wings por Debbie Allen2003
Rose Red and the Bear Prince por Dan Andreasen2003
If Nathan Were Here por Mary Bahr2003
Hedgie's Surprise por Jan Brett2003
The Memory String por Eve Bunting2003
Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type por Doreen Cronin2003
First Day Jitters por Julie Danneberg2003
Grandpa's Corner Store por Dyanne Disalvo-ryan2003
Hog Music por M. C. Helldorfer2003
My Two Grandmothers por Effin Older2003
Full Belly Bowl por Jim Aylesworth2002
Mr. Tanen's Ties por Maryann Cocca-Leffler2002
Mama and Me and the Model T por Faye Gibbons2002
Erandi's Braids por Antonio Hernandez Madrigal2002
Auntie Claus por Elise Primavera2002
The Night Iguana Left Home por DK2002
Axle Annie por Robin Pulver2002
Raising Sweetness por Diane Stanley2002
Cook-a-Doodle-Doo por Janet Stevens2002
Marianthe's Story: Painted Words and Spoken Memories por Aliki2001
The Pumpkin Runner por Marsha Diane Arnold2001
The Crane Wife por Odds Bodkin2001
Tale of a Tail por Judit Z. Bodnar2001
It's going to be perfect por Nancy Carlson2001
The Mightiest Heart por Lynn Cullen2001
Honk!: The Story of a Prima Swanerina por Pamela Duncan Edwards2001
The Golden Sandal: A Middle Eastern Cinderella Story por Rebecca Hickox2001
A Christmas Tree in the White House por Gary Hines2001
Moses Goes to a Concert por Isaac Millman2001
The Giant Carrot por Jan Peck2001
Aunt Nancy and Cousin Lazybones por Phyllis Root2001
Yoko por Rosemary Wells2001
Something Beautiful por Sharon Dennis Wyeth2001
Emma and the Night Dogs por Susan Bivin Aller2000
The Hat por Jan Brett2000
Moonlight Kite por Helen E. Buckley2000
The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes por Linda Glaser2000
The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed por Margaret Hodges2000
Tundra Mouse: A Storyknife Tale por Megan McDonald2000
Little Oh por Laura Krauss Melmed2000
Miz Fannie Mae's Fine New Easter Hat por Melissa Milich2000
Smoky Mountain Rose: An Appalachian Cinderella por Alan Schroeder2000
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter por Diane Stanley2000
The Gardener por Sarah Stewart2000
Mailing May por Michael O. Tunnell2000
Rapunzel por Paul O. Zelinsky2000
Secret Place por Eve Bunting1999
Train to Somewhere por Eve Bunting1999
The Bat in the Boot por Annie Cannon1999
Temple Cat por Andrew Clements1999
Livingstone Mouse por Pamela Duncan Edwards1999
The Wolfhound por Kristine Franklin1999
Leah's Pony por Elizabeth Friedrich1999
Mountain Wedding por Faye Gibbons1999
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse por Kevin Henkes1999
Lunch Bunnies por Kathryn Lasky1999
The Dream Jar por Bonnie Pryor1999
One Christmas Dawn por Candice F. Ransom1999
Old Winter por Judith Benet Richardson1999
The Long, Long Letter por Elizabeth Spurr1999
The Garden of Happiness por Erika Tamar1999
Too Many Pumpkins por Linda White1999


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