Author Awards List
Because Amelia Smiled Becau

         General Fiction / GF Sep-2012 4 /
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            2014 Charlotte Award -- Primary (Pre-K/2nd) (Nominee)
Dinosaur Kisses Dinos

         General Fiction / GF Aug-2013 4 /
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            2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
Honey Honey

         General Fiction / GF Apr-2018 5 /
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            2018 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2018 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
Hush, Little Bunny Hush,

         General Fiction / GF Jan-2019 5 /
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            2019 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
I'm My Own Dog I'm M

         General Fiction / GF Aug-2014 4 /
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            2014 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2014 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2015 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2016 Beehive Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)



            2016 Flicker Tale Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2016 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Picture Storybook (Finalist)
            2016 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2016 Red Clover Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2017 California Young Reader Medal -- Primary (Nominee)
Interrupting Chicken Inter

         General Fiction / GF Aug-2010 5 /
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            2010 Cybils -- Fiction Picture Book (Winner)
            2010 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2011 Buckaroo Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2011 Buckeye Children's Book Award -- Grades K-2 (Nominee)
            2011 Caldecott Medal -- Picture Book (Honor Book)
            2011 Delaware Diamonds Award -- Grades K-2 (Nominee)
            2011 Golden Kite -- Picture Book Text (Honor Book)
            2011 Ladybug Picture Book Award -- Children's Picture (Nominee)
            2011 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award -- Picture Book (Second Place)
            2012 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award -- Grades K-3 (Winner)
            2012 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2012 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Picture Storybook (Nominee)
            2012 Golden Archer Award -- Primary (Nominee)
            2012 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2012 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades K-2 (Nominee)



            2012 Monarch Award -- Grades K-3 (Third Place)
            2012 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2012 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2012 Volunteer State Book Award -- Primary (Runner-Up)
            2013 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
            2014 California Young Reader Medal -- Primary (Nominee)
            2014 Golden Sower Award -- Primary (Nominee)
            2015 Florida Children's Book Award -- Pre K - 2nd Grade (Nominee)
            2015 Florida Children's Book Award -- Pre K - 2nd Grade (Winner)
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise Inter

         General Fiction / GF Sep-2018 5 /
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            2018 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2018 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2018 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
Leaves Leave

         General Fiction / GF Aug-2007 5 /
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            2007 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2007 Cybils -- Fiction Picture Book (Finalist)
            2007 Kirkus Review - Children -- Starred Review (*)
            2007 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2007 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
            2008 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Up to Seven (Recommended)
Love, Mouserella Love,

         General Fiction / GF Sep-2011 3 /
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            2011 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)
            2011 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)



Ol' Mama Squirrel Ol' M

         General Fiction / GF Mar-2013 4 /
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            2013 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2015 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
Pouch! Pouch

         General Fiction / GF Sep-2009 4 /
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            2009 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2010 Texas 2x2 Reading List -- Children's (Recommended)