Author Awards List
  General Fiction / GF 5 Buy
2010 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2010 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
2010 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
2011 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award -- Children's Literature (Winner)
2011 Newbery Medal -- Children's (Winner)
2011 Spur Award -- Juvenile Fiction (Winner)
2012 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Audiobook (Recommended)
  Historical / H 4 Buy
2013 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
2013 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review - Children (*)



2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
2013 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
2014 Land of Enchantment Book Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
2014 Michael L. Printz Award -- Young Adult (Honor Book)
2014 Society of Midland Authors Award -- Children's Fiction (Finalist)
2014 Texas Lone Star Reading List -- Young Adult (Commended)
2014 Volunteer State Book Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
2015 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Nominee)
2015 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
2015 Mark Twain Readers Award -- Grades 4-6 (Nominee)
2015 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Nominee)
2015 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award -- Grades 4-8 (Nominee)
2015 Rhode Island Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-6 (Nominee)
2015 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Middle Grades (Nominee)
2016 Iowa Teen Award -- Young Adult (Nominee)
2016 William Allen White Childens Book Award -- Grades 6-8 (Nominee)
2016 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Intermediate/Grades 7-9 (Nominee)