The previous poetry winners include:
2012: BookSpeak! Poems about Books by Laura Purdie Salas
2011: Requiem: Poems of the Terezin Ghetto by Paul B. Janeczko
2010: Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse by Marilyn Singer
2009: Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors by Joyce Sideman
2008: Honeybee by Naomi Shihab Nye
2007: This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman
2006: Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow by Joyce Sidman
And the short lists of "Finalists" offer a tremendous roster of the best of the best.
Check out this year's nominations and nominate your own favorite.