Author Awards List
         Historical / H 4
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            2008 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2008 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
         General Fiction / GF 5
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            2020 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2020 Horn Book Magazine -- Starred Review (*)
            2020 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
            2020 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
         General Fiction / GF 5
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            2014 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2014 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
            2014 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)



            2014 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2015 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Ten to Fourteen (Recommended)
            2016 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Nominee)
            2016 Rhode Island Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-6 (Nominee)
            2017 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Finalist)
         General Fiction / GF 3
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            2010 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2010 Cybils -- Nonfiction Picture Book (Finalist)
            2010 Parents Choice Award (Spring) (2008-Up) -- Nonfiction (Gold Medal Winner)
            2010 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2011 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2011 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Seven to Ten (Recommended)
            2011 Children's Book Committee Award -- Nonfiction (Winner)
            2011 Jane Addams Children's Book Award -- Bks for Younger Children (Honor Book)
            2011 Land of Enchantment Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
         General Fiction / GF 4
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            2009 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)
            2009 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2009 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2010 Jane Addams Children's Book Award -- Bks for Younger Children (Honor Book)
            2012 Charlotte Award -- Intermediate/Grades 3-5 (Nominee)
            2012 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Picture Storybook (Nominee)



    Historical / H 3
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            2011 Parents Choice Award (Fall) (2008-Up) -- Historical Fiction (Silver Medal Winner)
            2013 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's (Nominee)