2016-2017 Buckaroo Award NomineesAnnie and Helen by Deborah HopkinsonElizabeth Started All the Trouble by Doreen RappaportFrog on a Log? by Kes GrayMcToad Mows Tiny Island by Tom AnglebergerMother Bruce by Ryan HigginsRagweed's Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur KennedyThere's a Lion in my Cornflakes by Michelle RobinsonToo Tall Houses by Gianna MarinoA Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups by Anna WrightWinter Bees and other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman & Rick Allen

2015-2016 Buckaroo Award Winners:Winner: The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak1st Runner Up: President Taft is Stuck in the Bath by Mac Barnett
2nd Runner Up: Dojo Daycare by Chris Tougas

2014-2015 Buckaroo Award Winners:Winner: Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz1st Runner Up: How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans by David LaRochelle2nd Runner Up: Exclamation Mark (!) by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

2013-2014 Buckaroo Award Winners:
Winner: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds
1st Runner Up: Little Dog Lost by Monica Carnesi
2nd Runner Up: Chalk by Bill Thomson

2012-2013 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord
2nd Place: Betty Bunny Loves Chocolate Cake by Michael Kaplan
3rd Place: Chicken Cheeks by Michael Ian Black

2011-2012 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, and a Miracle by Brian Dennis
2nd place: Shark vs. Train by Chris Barton
3rd place: I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll

2010-2011 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Rhyming Dust Bunnies by Jan Thomas
1st Runner-up: Always in Trouble by Corinne Demas
2nd Runner-up: Titanicat by Marty Crisp

2009-2010 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Pinkalicious by Victoria
and Elizabeth Kann
1st Runner-up: Danny Diamondback by Barry Jackson
2nd Runner-up: Incredible Book-Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers


Winner: Bad Dog, Marley!

2nd place: Knut: How One Little Polar Bear Captivated the World

3rd place: Puff, the Magic Dragon

2007-2008 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
1st Place Runner­-Up: Owen & Mzee : The True Story of a Remarkable Friendship by Craig and Isabella Hatkoff & Paula Kahumbu
2nd Place Runner-­Up: Ten­ Gallon Bart by Susan Stevens Crummel

2006-2007 Buckaroo Award Winners:

Winner: Schachner, Judith Bryon -- Skippyjon Jones in the Dog House
1st Runner-up: Palatini, Margie -- The Sweet Tooth
2nd Runner-up: Beaumont, Karen -- I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!