Honors

THE BADGER KNIGHT (2014)

Bank Street Best Children’s Books, 2015

Children’s Book Council Notable Social Studies Trade Book, 2015

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2014

State Award Nominations

2015-2016
Vermont


SEEING RED (2013)

Jane Addams Award Honor Book, 2014

Library of Virginia Awards Honorable Mention, 2014

Jefferson Cup Honor Book, 2014

Bank Street Best Children’s Books, 2014

State Award Nominations

2015-2016
Florida
Virginia

2014-2015
Pennsylvania


THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF MIKE (2011)

YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014

Crystal Kite Award, 2012

Bank Street Best Children’s Books (Outstanding Merit), 2012

Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens Nominee, 2012

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2011

“Best Children’s Books of 2011,” BookPage

American Library Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults Nominee, 2011

State Award Nominations

2013-2014
Oklahoma
Missouri (preliminary list)

2013
North Carolina

2012
Pennsylvania


MOCKINGBIRD (2010)

National Book Award Winner, 2010

Shortlisted for the Redbridge Children’s Book Award (UK), 2012

Longlisted for the UKLA Award (UK Literary Association), 2012

Dolly Gray Children’s Literature Award, 2012

International Reading Association Award, 2011

International Literacy Association Award, 2011

Crystal Kite Award, 2011

Golden Kite Honor Book, 2011

American Library Association’s Children’s Notable Book, 2011

American Library Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2011

Bank Street Best Children’s Books (Outstanding Merit), 2011

Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, 2011

Southern Independent Booksellers Award, 2011

New York Public Library’s Children’s Books 2010:  100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

Junior Library Guild Selection, 2010

State Award Nominations

2013 - 2014
Illinois
Indiana
Washington

2012 - 2013
Arizona
Arkansas--Honor Book
Delaware
Iowa
Massachusetts--Honor Book
Missouri
Nevada
New Jersey
South Carolina

2011-2012

Georgia
Hawaii
Kansas
Kentucky
Maine
North Carolina
Texas
Vermont--Honor Book
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin


QUAKING (2007)

Virginia Reader’s Choice list, 2009-2010

Bank Street’s Best Children’s Books, 2008

American Library Association’s “Top Ten” Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, 2008

American Library Association’s Best Books for Young Adults Nominee, 2008

Voice of Youth Advocates’ Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers, 2007

State Award Nominations

2010
Virginia