Author Awards List
The Boy Who Drew Birds Boy W

         General Fiction / GF Oct-2004 4 /
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            2004 Kirkus Review - Children -- Starred Review (*)
            2008 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
The Lemonade Crime Lemon

    General Fiction / GF May-2011 4 /
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            2011 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)
            2013 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2014 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Elementary (Nominee)
The Lemonade War Lemon

    General Fiction / GF Apr-2007 2 /
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            2008 Massachusetts Book Award (MassBook) -- Children/Young Adult (Honor Book)
            2009 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2009 Massachusetts Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Honor Book)
            2009 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Recommended)



            2009 Rhode Island Children's Book Award -- Grades 3-6 (Nominee)
            2009 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2010 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Junior Novel (Nominee)
            2010 Golden Sower Award -- Intermediate (Honor Book)
            2010 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
            2010 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Recommended)
            2010 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award -- Grades 3-5 (Nominee)
            2010 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Elementary (Winner)
            2010 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
            2011 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
            2011 Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award -- Grades 3-5 (Third Place)
            2011 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Nominee)
            2011 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Junior Book (Winner)
            2011 Nutmeg Book Award -- Intermediate (Winner)
            2011 Sasquatch Award -- Children/Young Adult (Nominee)
            2012 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Winner)
Lost Lost

         Historical / H Apr-2009 3 /
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            2009 National Jewish Book Award -- Children/Young Adult (Finalist)
            2010 Sydney Taylor Book Award -- Teen (Honor Book)
            2012 Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award -- Grades 9-12 (Nominee)
The Magic Trap Magic Trap

    General Fiction / GF Apr-2014 3 /
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            2014 Kirkus Reviews -- Starred Review (*)



Nothing But Trouble Nothing Bu

    General Fiction / GF Nov-2016 5 /
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            2016 School Library Journal -- Starred Review (*)
Where the Ground Meets the Sky Where

         Historical / H Oct-2004 3 /
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            2004 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)