Author Awards List
The Absolute Value of Mike Absol

         General Fiction / GF Jun-2011 4 /
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            2013 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
            2013 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Junior Book (Nominee)
            2014 Sequoyah Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
The Badger Knight Badge

         Historical / H Sep-2014 5 /
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            2016 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
Mockingbird Mocki

         General Fiction / GF Apr-2010 4 /
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            2010 Kirkus Review - Children -- Starred Review (*)
            2010 National Book Award -- Young People's Literature (Winner)
            2010 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*)
            2011 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Ten to Fourteen (Recommended)
            2011 Golden Kite -- Fiction (Honor Book)



            2011 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize -- Children's (Winner)
            2011 SIBA Book Award -- Children's (Winner)
            2012 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award -- Grades 4-6 (Honor Book)
            2012 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2012 Georgia Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Nominee)
            2012 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
            2012 Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2012 Kentucky Bluegrass Award -- Grades 3-5 (Nominee)
            2012 Massachusetts Children's Book Award -- Children's Book (Honor Book)
            2012 Nene Award -- Children's Fiction (Nominee)
            2012 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Junior Book (Nominee)
            2012 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
            2012 West Virginia Children's Book Award -- Children's (Nominee)
            2013 Grand Canyon Reader Award -- Tween (Nominee)
            2013 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
            2013 William Allen White Childens Book Award -- Grades 6-8 (Nominee)
            2014 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award -- Grades 4-8 (Nominee)
            2014 Sasquatch Award -- Children/Young Adult (Nominee)
            2014 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
Seeing Red Seein

         Historical / H Sep-2013 3 /
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            2013 Booklist -- Starred Review (*)



            2014 Jane Addams Children's Book Award -- Books for Older Children (Honor Book)
            2014 Jefferson Cup -- Older Readers (Honor Book)
            2015 Keystone to Reading Book Award -- Middle School (Nominee)
            2016 Sunshine State Young Reader's Award -- Grades 6-8 (Nominee)
            2016 Virginia Readers Choice Award -- Middle School (Nominee)